The Mountain Lions’ current win streak is at seven games, they sit in fourth in the Atlantic Regional Poll, and have even begun to receive votes in the national Coaches Poll. All of these things are positive signs for the program, but with the success comes a greater pressure to stay the course.
“But I tell them, I don’t tell you that to inflate your ego or make sure you have a big head,” he said. “It’s to make sure you understand that the bulls-eye in getting bigger now. We had some success there for a semester — an that was my message when we came back last Wednesday — you know have a bulls-eye on your back. So now we get up to fourth — the bulls-eye gets a little bit bigger. We get six votes — the bulls-eye gets bigger. I think our guys will handle that…”