Monday, 16 August 2010

Pronghorns Preview from Lethbridge Herald

Dylan Purcell from the Herald has a thorough piece on the 'Horns under second-year Head Coach Dave Adams with the key question being who will replace All-conference guard Jeff Price and at least two other graduating seniors in Robin Cooper and Remmington Stemler up front.  But replacing Price's minutes, scoring and, most importantly, decision-making capabilities, will determine whether the 'Horns can return to the Canada West playoffs after doing so impressively last season in Adams first season in the new millineum.

Pronghorns ready for transition (Lethbridge Herald)

Written by Dylan Purcell

Monday, August 16 2010, 6:21 PM
So, who’s going to replace Jeff Price?

That’s the question for University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball coach Dave Adams.

He’s had to deliberate on the matter since Price announced he would not return for a second season with the team. Price was an invaluable member of the team last season, its on-court MVP, general, and leading scorer. But is the second team Canada West All-Star irreplaceable?

“Yes,” said Adams early last week, before his team embarked on a two-game set against the University of Northern Arizona in Calgary. The series wrapped up with a 83-62 loss Sunday. “He cannot be replaced by one player. We are not going to recruit a player who can replace what Jeff did for us last year.”

Even Nostradamus might consider that a dour prediction, but Adams said he’s not expecting one player to take Price’s place.

“I’m expecting all our players to replace Jeff Price.”

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