Norton Panthers 2022-23 Boys Basketball Preview


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Norton Panthers

Head Coach: BJ Sanderson
Years Head Coach (current school): 6
Record (current school): 78-39
Years Head Coach (overall): 14
Record (overall): 172-120

League Affiliation: MAC (Metro Athletic Conference)
Record last season: 11-3, 13-11
Scoring Offense: 62.2 PPG
Scoring Defense: 55.4 PPG
Last year's playoff results: 1-1

Team's style of offense: Transition to Motion
Team's style of defense: Will press. Will mix in some zone. Mostly Pack-Line man to man.

Top players returning:
Luke Dobbins (JR, 1st Team All MAC, 15.6 PPG, 9.2 RPG)
Noah Willig (JR, 6.2 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 3.1 SPG)
Thomas Hoffman (JR 5.4 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 3.5 APG)
Andrew Lewis (JR 3.2 PPG, 38% 3 PT)

Top players lost:
Nolan Dobben (13 PPG, 8.5 RPG)
Mason Etheridge (11.5 PPG, 35 % 3 PT)
Cole Newman (9.2 PPG, 36% 3 PT)

New impact players:
Buddy Willig (FR, 5' 10" PG)
Russell Duncan (JR, 5' 8" G)
Zach Bowman (JR, 5' 10" G)
Elijah Carter (SR, 5' 10" G)


Final Comments:
Just got our football guys back. Late start but we expect to be very competitive this year. Started 3 sophomores last year who return with a lot of experience. Very athletic and want to get up and down the floor. Great group of guys who love to compete!