Posted On: 12/20/20 3:21 PM

Western New York is an underrated basketball hotspot chockful of promising, talented recruits. The 2019-2020 Monsignor Martin League (Buffalo NY) was highly competitive and produced many memorable moments for both teams and individuals alike. This article will preview the 2020-2021 St. Mary’s Lancers.

 

2019-2020 St. Mary’s Lancers - Overall Record 8-16, Conference Record 1-11

In 2020-2021, there is nowhere for the Lancers to go but up. After finishing last in the Monsignor Martin League in 2019-2020, the Lancers will need the bulk of their roster to step up and produce more than they did a season ago. St. Mary’s struggled both at home and on the road, though they did finish their “neutral site” schedule at 5-2 last year.

 

The fact that St. Mary’s has lost two of their three leading scorers to graduation simply means that a new player, or a combination of new players, must improve enough to fill that void. Most likely to be the new leading scorer is now Senior Brandon Thome. Thome, who managed 9.0 points per game as a Junior, splits time at both Guard positions. Some of his 2019-2020 scoring outbursts included an 18 point effort against

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