Posted On: 09/10/21 4:15 PM

The Big South.  The league has an east and a west and today we look at the East in the second league preview. 

 

Conference Commentary

Compete with Most: Fairmont, New Ulm, St Peter

The Cards return most of their line-up from a 7-11 team.  There were struggles last year despite having a couple really good players leading the way, but we think they will take a step forward.  Zach Jorgensen Zach Jorgensen 6'3" | SG Fairmont | 2022 State MN will enter the season as the best guard in the league plus he has a couple returning starters back with him. 

New Ulm is ready to take the next step.  With four starters back including two sophomores that started last year, they should easily doubled their five win total from a season ago.  What kind of jump can they make?  They have the guard play, and if 6’7 Zander Fischer makes strides, who knows!?!?

St. Peter has the best player in the league in Bennett Olson Bennett Olson 6'6" | PF St. Peter | 2022 State MN which of course gives them a huge edge.  Problem is four of the top six graduated and St. Peter was not as good as they were hoping to be last year.  

Rebuilding: Blue Earth, Waseca, St. James

After losing

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