Above and Beyond
The OP Stat of the Game: 16-18 FT%, 88.89%
The Tigers didn't really have a tough go at it last night against the lowly Wofford Terriers, who had only one player, Noah Dahlman, score in double digits. The game essentially became a practice, as most everyone on the team was able to get in the action. Even Trevor Booker, sprained ankle, mohawk, and all participated.
The Tigers won in all areas in which they could win. One of the biggest developments this season, however, has to be the progression of Raymond Sykes as more of an offensive threat. This season, though it is still young, he is averaging 10.3 ppg along with 6.5 rpg, and 1.5 bpg. If he is able to further improve his offensive acumen, coupled with his defensive prowess, he will be a valuable asset to the Tigers this season.
In addition to Sykes' improvement, last night the entire team improved as the game progressed. As OP said, “The major reason I was pleased with the way we played was we got better as the game went on."
And true to form, OP, despite winning by the largest margin his tenure and the largest margin since 1990, did not hang a century over the Terriers' heads.
So now, the Tigers must prepare foran away game against the Charlotte 49ers. Charlotte is pretty jacked up about this event, the first ACC competition to come to Halton Arena. The athletic marketing department has created shirts that read, "Witness the Power." Seriously. The shirts, of course, are black. For a black-out, I guess. Our visit to Charlotte will be biggest thing to happen inCharlotte athletics' history until their football program starts.
This game will not be easy. Think back to last year's disappointing loss to Charlotte.
Oh, and one more thing concerning last night's game.
Terrence Oglesby laughs at your game Wofford