FriarBasketball.net: Year 2 Blues

So we know this year has been a big pile of suck so far. Do you remember that it was even WORSE in year 2 of Timmy Welsh? I didn’t remember either, because I was a sophomore in Aquinas Hall studying the effects of Busch Lite amongst an entire floor of lunatics (2 SOUTH 4EVA!). Well, things got better right after that horrendous 11-19 season.

A year later that team was in the tournament after shooting 44% from the field and 40% from 3 as a team, scoring an amazing 17 more points per game in conference play than they did a year before. No one saw it coming. Two freshman who couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn turned into reliable shooters as sophomores, two late signeesfrom overseas helped, and John Linehan went from a 23% 3 point shooter in his last full...

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