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Posted On: 10/6/20 3:56 PM

The Big South Conference has an East and a West, and today we look at both in the Big South Preview at NHR.

Conference Commentary

Top Ten in State: Waseca, Marshall

The Jays are not only top ten in Class AA, they have a legit claim to enter the season at Number one in Class AA.  Why?  At 25-5 they finished ranked second in Class AA basketball last year behind Caledonia.  But unlike Caledonia, Waseca brings back everything.  Everybody.  They don’t loss a Noah King Noah King 6'3" | PG Caledonia | 2020 State #478 Nation MN .  "But Minneapolis North added Andre Gray Andre Gray 6'3" | SG Minneapolis North | 2021 State MN !"  I understand that’s a huge deal.  However, Waseca has a team full of experienced players that have beaten Minneapolis North each of the last two years including last year’s 92-74 win.  They’ve earned that top spot, now they must defend it.  

What about Marshall.  The Tigers always graduate some guys, and they just cycle in new guys to mix with the returning talent.  A year ago Marshall won 28 of 30 games and form that team they returned experienced talent led by Bryce Lance Bryce Lance 6'3" | PG Marshall | 2021 State MN and Josh Baker Josh Baker 6'3" | SG Marshall | 2021 State MN Chase Douglas Chase Douglas 5'10" | PG Marshall | 2021 State MN should move into a bigger role and keep an eye on

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