Team preview: Wright State

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2005-06 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 25, 2005, 12:50 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of October 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

That bugle being heard around Dayton over the off-season was a signal: The cavalry has arrived at Wright State.

Playing with a short bench was a hindrance last winter for coach Paul Biancardi. The Raiders basically used a seven-man rotation. Besides the five starters, when Biancardi looked to his bench, he had only two options. He could send in Jaron Taylor to give somebody a break on the perimeter or freshman Jordan Plieman in the frontcourt.


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