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Bearcats are fun to coach

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When you look at the Bearcats 2-20 record, it may seem like a frustrating season. It is, to a point. Tommy Dempsey will be the first to tell you he'd like to have a few more wins and that winning isn't fun. But as this season has progressed, the Bearcats have lost Jordan Reed to transfer, Dusan Perovic to season ending surgery, and Nick Madray to a nagging ankle injury.

With fewer players available and one of the youngest teams in the nation, many players are being asked to contribute more in terms of effort and minutes than initially planned. This late in the season, the Bearcats are dragging physically. But despite that, they hung close with Stony Brook, one of the perennial powerhouses in the conference. It's this time of year that reveals a team's character and Dempsey likes what he sees. Despite the on-court record, Dempsey says this year's group is a fun team to coach.

BU plays UMBC in Baltimore on Wednesday.