Navy floor-leader Jordan Sugars adapts to new system
“It’s a good thing,” Sugars said. “It’s what these young guys need. We can’t have these young guys running out here like they have their heads chopped off.”
Sugars knows with such inexperience surrounding him, maintaining his composure is crucial to the direction of Navy’s season. Sugars hasn’t made it out of the Patriot League quarterfinals in his three seasons and, like any Division I player, harbors hopes of an NCAA tournament appearance to cap his career.
Step one is adapting his game to a vastly different tempo, a step he hopes will help lead to a new postseason result as well as a changed look for the Mids on the court.
“I think he’s done a good job of picking his spots offensively, whether it’s transition or halfcourt,” DeChellis said. “I think he’s really providing great leadership.”
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