After an offseason that felt entirely too long, the men’s Five Things column is back in action.
Each week in this space, we dissect five things we learned, didn’t learn or questions that arose from the previous week’s action. We’ll talk about player of the year frontrunners, teams that’ve both disappointed and pleasantly surprised, coaches on the precipice of big things, injuries, breakout stars and more. We may even get to some light prognostications.
Last weekend marked the season curtain raiser for the dozens of DI men’s teams across the country. With no shortage of compelling story lines, here’s a glimpse at five things from the opening gun blast of the 2016 season.