A first: accused of a bromance for actually acknowledging something that’s true – that coach Keith Dambrot should be considered a wizard for the coaching job he pulled off against Kent State. Nothing like playing a few guys out of position to bolster the point guard slot, mustering offense to win a huge game with a seventh consecutive appearance in the Mid-American Conference Tournament championship game on the line.
To not appreciate what Dambrot did to get his team ready in a week after the legal troubles of suspended point guard Alex Abreu would be completely disingenuous. His status would be elevated were he and his team were able to continue it against Ohio tonight in the championship game. The Zips swept the regular season games with Abreu, but have yet to face the Bobcats without him. Here’s what they must do