I say True. Well done Weaver. We lost a decent coach and two highly touted recruits. Yes we have lost players in the past under Greenebrg, but not this caliber.
My biggest grudge against Greenberg was that he appeared to overwork the payers, many injuries. The boring motion offense worked to keep us in games with opponents with better players. Our PPG will increase by 2 and our losses will increase by 10.
The simple fact is that Blacksburg is NOT a basketball school. The alumni are too far away to travel in and the students in general do not care. I say students as a whole, not the ones reading this board in the summer.
Football is an event. Basketball is a 2 hour game.
Our best years are behind us.
At worst, VT basketball slides back to complete mediocrity. The program has never been more than just above average IMHO. With that as a backdrop, I say give Coach Johnson at least a chance before declaring the program DOA.
Basketball fortunes, unlike football, can dramatically change with just one player. VCU went from state level mediocrity to the Final 4 with a largely unknown coach and few high rated players. In that case, an energetic coach with a "new" approach, favorable matchups and lots of luck help propel VCU basketball to a record run in the NCAA big dance.
Unless you are sage at predicting the future, how about we wait and see how this season turns out before we jump off the nearest high bridge?
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