OK, We Get It, Our Defense Sucks
We’ve known about the Friars defensive problems since way back in November (remember the undermanned BC lay up line?). Unfortunately, as the competition in conference play stiffened as the season continued on, we haven’t seen much improvement. Jim Donaldson of the Providence Journal apparently just figured this out, since he writes a piece on defensive pretty much every other day now.
Well, now things are so bad everyone in the national media is piling on, and even ESPN announcers are ripping into the team during broadcasts of other games. During last night’s Georgetown vs. West Virginia game, a conversation between Jay Bilas and Bill Raftery about Greg Monroe’s passing ability turned into, you guess it, Providence’s defense.
Here is the following exchange:
Sean McDonough: Monroe Leads the...