Send to KindleWe continue our flyover of the Atlantic 10 Conference with one blurb per team on what we’ll be watching. Previews are for another day… for now, some summer teasers on what could mean a couple more W’s for your program of choice.
An infusion of talent, physical players on the interior, an intriguing tug-of-war for minutes at the point guard position — just a few of the enticing subplots for this season’s Rhode Island Rams. But, for my money, the second wave scoring is what we’ll be watching. Before we go further, let’s throw out this number:
That’s the total points per game generated by the four reserves that saw significant floor time for Dan Hurley last season in 56 combined minutes a night. That’s .19 points per minute.
But it’s unfair to suggest the reserves’ lack of production was solely their own doing. Other than Xavier Munford, even the Rams’ starters lacked the consistency to buoy any reserves who entered. Hurley had no choice b