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Who emerges from the Morsell/Woldo/Stattmann/Beekman/JAR/McCorkle group

I think that is the key. We know Clark/Hauser/Huff will be the core of the team.

I imagine, due to experience, strength, and the fact that Shedrick has had mono, that Caffaro will likely be the chief post/5 sub for Huff. That's 4 of the key rotation. I hope Shedrick though forces his way into the convo.

Assuming Murphy hasn't appealed and is granted eligibility for this season. It leaves those 6 vying for 2 starting jobs and key rotation minutes.

I see pathways for all 6, but likely only 3-4 will be playing significant minutes by mid to late season. Who will it be?

My hunch is they all 6 get a chance to prove themselves in Nov/Dec. I imagine the veterans will get their shots early, but the freshman could be getting more minutes later in the year.

Morsell - If he improves his shooting he could get 25-30 mins a game due to his physical strength and defensive ability. If the shooting continues to be bad I imagine his minutes will remain lower.

Woldo - To me he either has to 1.) be a very consistent 3P shooter. 40% + or 2. have significantly developed other aspects of his game (defense, getting to the rim etc.) or he may see his time go down tremendously. I imagine he gets significant minutes early to show this.

Stattmann - If the shooting comes around, he has a nice all around game with above average defense and the ability to get to the rim and finish. But if his shooting, like Woldo, remains sub par, I see him falling to the back of the queue as well.

I haven't seen much of the 3 frosh, just read about them so my take is rather uniformed but..

Beekman - Tony loves to have multiple guards who can handle the ball on the floor at the same time. I think Beekman if he is readily physically and can play D may get significant minutes running the show and/or playing with Kihei. Not sure how consistent a 3P shooter he is though. If he shoots well he could get a lot of minutes.

JAR - Seems to be a very talented player who will force his way into significant minutes. I am hoping that he plays a Hunter type role in his redshirt freshman season. Maybe the 6 man who ends up being they key by late in the year.

McCorkle - Obviously has the rep as a great shooter. Will he be ready from day 1? Will he be able to play D competent enough to get minutes? Conditioning?

Fascinating options and permutations. Cant wait to watch it unfold.

Posted: 11/09/2020 at 12:48PM


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