Good afternoon everyone. Welcome back to Gator Basketball 1101. My name is Michael and I'll be your TA. I know many of you are disappointed that you were not enrolled in this class in the spring, or the previous spring. However, I assure you that this class will be exciting again.
When I started developing the syllabus for this class, I was concerned that I might have to change our lesson plans. But, Professor Donovan has decided to remain at the university, so there won't be many changes in the class.
Mr. Donovan said he's very excited for our first real day of class on Friday and he apologizes for not being around as much as he should be.
Mr. Donovan also says it's important for him and the coaching staff to "define" what will allow the team to win and cause the team to lose. He stresses that the team shouldn't be looking at last year's team as a model, but instead focus on playing as a team.
We'll meet for the team's first practice at the basketball complex on Friday. When you walk in, wait for me in the lobby and we will head upstairs to watch practice. Your assignment tonight is to start thinking about who should be playing the point; Walter Hodge or Jai Lucas. That's all for today. Remember to pick up your course packet at Goerings Book Store.