In looking at the really depressing game flow chart on StatSheet, I noticed that the 92-83 Friars lead with :49 seconds to go had a 61.7% LEAD SAFENESS.

To quote the great commentary of Tommy Boy when playing checkers with Richard: “Come on, It’s safe I swear!!”

“Haha that’s wasn’t safe it all!!!”

Anyways, obviously a very very tough loss to take. Fans are frustrated, the coach is frustrated. What can you do other than using this loss to turn things around and pull off a few wins against teams that we aren’t supposed to beat?

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