Annapolis Panthers

1990-91 Anne Arundel County Hoops At A Glance

December 05, 1990

Head coach: John Brady (14th season)

Assistants: Roy Brown and Ken Goncz

1989-1990 record: 23-3, defeated High Point, 105-102, for state 4A championship.

Returnees: Seniors Delmore Howard (forward), Dennis Edwards (guard), Rob Wooster (forward), Gerard Hyman (guard), Jon Holden (center), Ahmed Middleton (forward), Chad Clay (guard), Kurt Wahlenstrom (guard) and Carlos Evans (forward).

Newcomers: Senior Richard Naylor (forward); juniors Tim Howe (forward) and Josh Gannon (forward); sophomores Lozonnah James (guard), Keith Watkins (guard), Marvin Brown (guard) and Wendell Williams (guard).

Coach's outlook: "So far, we're looking pretty good, but we're going to change some things this year. We already proved that we could win the states with the uptempo, run-and-gun style. Now, I'm bored with it. This year, we're going to work the ball around a little more, sort of a Princeton-type offense. We'll play more match-up zones, too. Although we may lose a couple, it'll be nice to play teams like Southern (Baltimore), Northwestern and Dunbar. I think Annapolis fans enjoy watching us play top teams."

Anne Arundel County Sun outlook: While it is true that the defending state champions may have one of the toughest schedules in the county, the stiff competition will only make them that much tougher come playoff time. Since employing a run-and-gun style two years ago, the Panthers have gone 46-6 with two straight trips to the state finals. Will Annapolis tamper with success by playing "Ivy League" style? Don't bet on it.

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