A Gym Rat’s Notebook: Got My Mojo Working

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Ahh yes, the dawn of October that many a sports fan considers amongst their
favorite months. College football has once again eagerly arrived and is reaching
the midpoint of their season. Major league baseball is embarking on another
round of playoffs that hopefully can provide the excitement of last season. And
the NBA has watched its various teams largely complete the summer overhauls of
their franchises and training camps have kicked off, with an early November
start of the season.

Those are your three major sports, all concurrently being played, with
college basketball lurking in the not-too-distant future, October 14 being the
start date this season.

Summer is over and classes are back in session soon enough, Seth Greenberg
included.

Professor
Greenberg is definitely on a roll with the basketball program, and his summer
hasn’t been spent soaking up the sun and getting fat and happy. Fans actually
now care about what transpires within the program during the summer and early
fall, something practically unheard of before. The buzz is getting louder and
more and more people want to sign up for Basketball 101 under Greenberg.

Perhaps you need some proof of that? Not quite certain that this buzz isn’t
just an embellished product of Blacksburg, solely confined to the corridors and
town limits?

At this time Virginia Tech can count players either in the program currently,
or pledged to the program via verbal commitment, in SIX separate classes.

There are thirteen players in the senior, junior, sophomore and freshmen
classes on the 2005-06 team. Point guard Nigel Munson and Forward Lewis Witcher
have both verbally committed to the program and will arrive in the fall of 2006,
after spending this season finishing their respective high school careers.
Forward Jeff Allen is scheduled to arrive in Blacksburg in the fall of 2007,
after a detour to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia this year, followed by a trip
next fall to Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia.

That’s six separate classes of players,

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