Games of interest Nov 23, 2019 9:45:31 GMT -5
Post by nashvillestag on Nov 23, 2019 9:45:31 GMT -5
Yeah we always knew Ferron could score, especially with that outside stroke. Looks like he is settling in for a great career at a new D-1 program that has moved up with the help of a foundation as being kind of a dominant one just before the move. So it looks like he should be happy with where he has ended up, at least from a basketball perspective.
As far as the Merrimack-Leslie score, I had the same reaction. Thought it might have been a misprint initially, but sadly it wasn't. This now makes two times that Merrimack has sort of made national news, one for a very good reason (upsetting Northwestern in Evanston) and now this, with when you think about it is very embarrassing for both schools actually. I do think that Leslie, who to the best of my knowledge is a pretty new D-111 program based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, probably knew they were in over their head, therefore the acceptance of this matchup was not well thought out. Now obviously not having watched the contest and seen how it was processed from a Merrimack standpoint (speed of game, substitutions, etc.), and I know there are many who say that you should never let your foot off the gas (nor how you do it for that matter), but I do think this margin is a bit ridiculous and I'm sure some of the folks up at Andover might feel the same way. The lesson to be learned I think is that greater care should be taken, particularly by the lower division program, in who they decide to put on their schedule.