From what I could see through the gametracker, it was a hard fought back and forth game. A win against a perennial Patriot League power on their court has to be great for morale, especially after getting crushed two days earlier against Mason.
- I'm very glad to see the points coming from the inside by Sullivan and Mullery. Establishing their presence will only help to free up outside shots for whomever decides to take them.
- We're playing a very big lineup across 4 out of the 5 positions. Is that by design, or necessity?
I posted some observations on the Penn Board, Mullary was terrific. Regarding the lineup, I would note that the first 3 off the bench, Leffleman, Taylor and Kelly are 6'4", 6'8", and 6'9", respectively. The starters are 6'1", 6'6", 6'5", 6'6" and 6'8". With the exception of Steve Gruber, the bench is at least as tall as the starting line up (incoming recruits, as well).
It's almost certainly to early to tell anything definitive, but is the Bears' size going to be able to overcome ball pressure from the smaller, but quicker teams like Cornell & Penn. (I don't expect comment right now, but would be interested in your observations during the preseason).