The SVSU women's basketball team could not capitalize on a 9-0 run midway through the second half and lost to No. 22 Lake Superior State 78-73 on Saturday in Sault Ste. Marie. »
All cliches aside, they only have each other.
There are no former players providing guidance, no coaching staff to motivate them when they get down. Late at night, they run the track in the Ryder Center after practice, not because they have to, but because they need to; it will make them better. Each player holds the other accountable and this is how it has been for over a year. No games. No scrimmages. Just practice. And despite the old saying, they know they will be anything but perfect. But what else can you expect from a team composed mostly of players who had never picked up a stick before last year? What types of expectations can you have for a team that learned to play the game by watching video tapes of other teams? »
The SVSU men's basketball team capitalized on a struggling Lake Superior State team when it needed to, winning its second conference game of the year 75-50 on Saturday. »