Miles Bridges averaged 16.9 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists as a freshman for the Spartans. The Spartans will also add talented freshman power forward Jaren Jackson and senior center Gavin Schilling, who missed all of last season due to injury.
Quincy McKnight, a first-team all-Northeast Conference selection this past season, will transfer from Sacred Heart. McKnight, a 6-foot-3 guard, averaged 18.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a sophomore for the Pioneers. This is an all-too-familiar feeling for Sacred Heart head coach Anthony Latina.
Five years after a controversial exclusion, the Dragons are reuniting for a tournament run worth $2 million. Five years ago, the NCAA selection committee elected to leave the Drexel Dragons out of the Big Dance. One season after conference rival VCU validated the Colonial Athletic Association with a Final Four run, Drexel did not hear its name called, despite a 27-6 record and a conference regular season title.