In traveling a day earlier, the Warriors will be giving up a full practice with their scout teams. But by leaving tomorrow afternoon, the tradeoff is the Warriors will have an extra day to get acclimated to Boise. UH associate head coach Rich Miano said the Warriors enjoy traveling because there are fewer distractions on the road. With a 3-1 road record, there probably is something to that.
The Warriors have yet to have a bye this season. While there are numerous wear-and-tear injuries, the tradeoff is the Warriors have enjoyed the consistency — and momentum — of playing every week. As head coach Greg McMackin pointed out, sometimes a bye week means having to regain timing.
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Yes, it is true, as wideout Royce Pollard confirms: Dustin Blount can dunk a basketball. Here’s the link: Blount.