Posted On: 09/17/21 8:42 AM

Last season, the Covid-19 pandemic made playing basketball games very difficult. Teams were stagnated in their rhythm by sudden cancellations and long lapses in play. I think you need to take that into account when analyzing a win-loss record from a season ago.

Certainly, talent and depth could have subsidized these issues. However, I am willing to give everyone a clean slate heading into the fall. 

Let’s look at programs that could flip their records. I would say I’m doing these predictions before any schedules come out. Hopefully nobody pencils in the Milwaukee Bucks for a few games.

Miami Goleman - (Last season: 5-9)

The Gators were 5-5 before suffering four-straight losses to end their season. Will those losses manifest or fuel Goleman in 2021? Per its roster, nearly everyone should be back. 2024’s Jeremy Elyzee Jeremy Elyzee 6'4" | SF Goleman | 2024 State FL (16.6 ppg) and Farrell Philippe (16.2 ppg) are young and talented. The 6-foot-4 Elyzee also averaged 6.5 rebounds per game, best on the team. Goleman also has depth in its senior class. Three players from that group averaged nearly seven points per game.

Miami Edison - (Last season: 6-9)

The Red Raiders had an up-and-down 2020 season. There were times where they won

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