Monday, December 25, 2006
Injuries Injuries Injuries
The Globe and Herald are reporting today that Jared Dudley will be out a couple of weeks to nurse a nagging foot injury. This comes on top of injuries to John Oates (not that serious foot injury) and Akida McLain (pretty bad ankle sprain). I think this will be a blessing in disguise. The competition is not that tough (Northeastern and Duquesne), and as I mentioned in my last posting, I think Tyler Roche needs to get on the floor so we can see what he can do. Roche was a big time recruit (scholarship offers from Georgetown, NC State and Providence), and from all I've read he is quite a shooter - check out this scout article. The Eagles desperately need an outside threat. Ty Rice, when he can get them off, is just not hitting his shots this year (16-59 from 3 point range), and Sean Marshall is waaay too streaky, and the bad streaks are a helluva lot longer and more frequent than the good ones. At 6'7", Roche will have no problem getting his shot off. And if he can step in and earn a spot in the rotation by exhibiting some long range prowess, BC will be much better off down the road, and won't be so susceptible to the zone defense.
Posted by Angry Eagle at 8:25 AM