Chris @csears18: How do you think UMass will be able to deal with top 5 talent if they make it into the NCAAs?
QK: UMass has balance and is stacked with legitimate talent. Coach Greg Cannella knows how to win and has 11 seniors who contribute. At 8-0 after a win Tuesday over Harvard, the Minutemen have beaten only two teams in the Top 20 (Bucknell and Penn State). They still must play Hofstra, Drexel and the Colonial Athletic Association tournament. But it's likely that at the end of the regular season they will have played no one in the Top 10. That's a serious question mark.
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Justin Clark @jclarky021: Cornell is really hanging tough without Rob Pannell — is it the best team in the country when he is healthy?
QK: The Big Red is rated No. 1 in scoring offense and No. 2 in shots per possession, and it rarely commits frivolous turnovers. Cornell is getting terrific production from Steve Mock, Max Van Bourgondien, Connor English, Matt Donovan, Chris Langton and JJ Gilbane. With Rob Pannell, Cornell is a Memorial Day contender; without him, it's a solid quarterfinalist with a chance to win its way to Boston depending on the matchup.
Tom Bovee @TBovee65: If you were building a team today with only NCAA players, who is your starting lineup?
Steele Stanwick — Virginia
Peter Baum — Colgate
Mark Matthews — Denver
Rob Pannell — Cornell (injured)
Tom Schreiber — Princeton
Colin Briggs — Virginia
Brent Adams — Fairfield
CJ Costabile — Duke