A little late with this one, but JD’s article from before the Akron game
When Sampson took the job, he had only five players on the roster after a series of defections. While most programs already had filled their signing classes, the Cougars still were piecing together a team in May and June. He continues to look for ways to beef up the non-conference schedule. And, yes, for all the scoring with the prolific backcourt of Gray and Damyean Dotson - a pair of all-conference guards that combine to average 38 points per game - there’s still the endless (and so far futile) search to land a dominating big man.