If the football team and the lady vballers are happy (we could certainly see that with the ladies), I think I'm going to be happy too. Shrewsberry seems genuinely thrilled to be here. I got to thinking this day would never come in my lifetime.
Change is good if for no other reason it's not the same damn thing that fell woefully short so many times.
I've always thought that basketball is different than just about every other team sport in that if you're playing the best players you've got (regardless of seniority) - and you spell them when you need to - they're going to achieve at a high level if you're emphasizing the fundamentals in practice, especially defense. And come gameday, let them play checkers and not some Mandarin version of four-dimensional chess punctuated by timeouts to slow down your own momentum.
And one of the things I liked about him as he was playing in the B1G Tournament is that, despite the stature of the PSU program, Coach never came across that the moment was too big for him or his team. He really has the type of magnetic personality that have been the hallmark of most great ND coaches.