I'm not so sure. I think the Hokies played offense like they always do, and with the short bench, played zone to stay out of foul trouble. Really nothing brilliant there. I think the biggest thing Seth did for most of the game is relax, with little expectation of winning. As the game progressed, the players felt like they could win and gave great effort, until they just wore down. FSU mounted a great comeback, and the Hokies didn't have enough left to respond. A doctor told me years ago that stress is cumulative, and I just wonder if the stress of the close games over the last few years doesn't wear on Seth, staff, and players.
I think it was a smartly-coached game. Two free throws (out of God knows how many chances) and SG looks like a genius. He put us in a position to win... he's mixing in the zone at opportune times. BC another good example of this.
FSU this year is where we'll be in 3 years. They are strong on D and physical. I think we'll actually be a bit better on offense as our shooters come into their own.
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