bleedCrimson.net: It’s a brand new season, you’ve got a bunch of new players as well as a few experienced returning players. How do you feel like your team has taken shape during the preseason?
Marvin Menzies: I’m happy with the offseason work the guys put in. I thought they were very diligent about getting in and working on their games independently of the coaching staff. We’ve got some guys that are new but not necessarily new to the university and the program which gives us a nice comfort level because they’ve been around. Jalyn [Pennie], Matthew [Taylor], Johnathan [Wilkins] , Tanveer [Bhullar], I think having all of those guys around has helped for a quick start the chemistry and productiveness that we’re having so far in practice.
bc.net: The new guys that you mentioned that were redshirts that practiced with you last year and were around, what do those guys bring to the table in their basketball ability?
MM: They’re all long guys that are athletic and can play multiple positions for the most part. They’re guys that fit into a system that’s a more up tempo style of play and they’re all great people. Continue Reading This Post >>