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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 KingNoahKing6'3" | PGCaledonia | 2020State#478NationMN.  "But Minneapolis North added Andre GrayAndreGray6'3" | SGMinneapolis North | 2021StateMN!"  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 LanceBryceLance6'3" | PGMarshall | 2021StateMN and Josh BakerJoshBaker6'3" | SGMarshall | 2021StateMNChase DouglasChaseDouglas5'10" | PGMarshall | 2021StateMN should move into a bigger role and keep an eye on

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