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Patience paid off for Grant as he and his staff added Jalen Crutcher, a point guard out of Memphis, and Obadiah Toppin, a 6-9 forward by way of Mt. Zion Prep in Baltimore.
That said, this isn’t Kentucky or Duke and none of these new guys will be expected to step right in to the starting lineup, although I think it’s safe to say there will be at least one new face in the first five Grant sends out on the court.
A couple of weeks ago I had a guy ask me if we call this “rebuilding” or “reloading?” I call it college basketball where 99 percent of the coaches have concerns about some of the kids they have coming into their program.
That was going to be the case whether it was Archie or Anthony in charge heading into the summer. Let’s touch base again after Labor Day when some of the questions might actually have some real answers.