Heading into tonight’s matchup, want to know more about PSU basketball?
Tim Aydin from Black Shoe Diaries was kind enough to answer some of my questions about Penn State basketball. If you read below, get to know Penn State’s top players, strengths and weaknesses, and more.
1. Lamar Stevens has been the guy this year, replacing Tony Carr, does he continue to do so against Nebraska? Or is it someone else that’s the “guy” in the matchup?
No doubt, Lamar will have to be “the guy” if Penn State is to have any hope of pulling the upset on the road, but he will need a few of his teammates to also be “guys.” Mike Watkins needs to be the rebounding, shot-blocking, low-post moving machine that he was last season, Josh Reaves will need to be the “glue guy” who creates turnovers and also gets buckets, and the freshman guard duo of Rasir Bolton and Myles Dread will have to light it up from the floor while making sure to be smart about their shot selection (this has particularly been an issue with Bolton).