After a season-opening win over San Diego Christian on Saturday night, the men's basketball team is hoping that will launch the Waves to a successful season. Head coach Marty Wilson described the first game of the season as "a good learning experience for all of the new players, and it was a time to really show them what the pace of a college game is like".
Wilson added that the team's lack of aggression was a weakness in the first game, and stressed the importance of the overall energy of the players and how they each feed off the attitudes of one another.
"Once the team was more comfortable on the court and able to make quick moves, the players were able to adjust and continue making good decisions," he said.
Wilson's goals for Wednesday's away game against UC Riverside are to start off more aggressively and to keep better overall control of the ball, thus limiting turnovers.
Wednesday's game will begin at 7 p.m. at Riverside's SRC Arena. Fans can listen live via WaveCasts. The team's next game will be away against Central Michigan on Saturday (Nov. 16) at 3:30 p.m. Pacific.