Penn State is coming off a season full of ups and downs, finishing 18-16 (4-14 Big Ten) and then bowing out of the Big Ten Tournament in the quarter finals after an exciting run.
“Something we definitely want to build on is those last two weeks,” Condon said. “I think our players saw what this team can do and what this program can do and in the offseason that’s kind of been the focus…we’d just like to keep building off that, and building off that momentum and hopefully propel us into another great year next year.”
Condon isn’t worried about getting situated into his new role, and credits his time with the program as helping to prepare him. With Daly as his predecessor, Condon is hopeful that he has learned enough from him and other coaches to succeed in this position.
“Working along with this great staff the last four years, I’ve definitely learned,” Condon said. “Working alongside Brian Daly the last six years up in Boston and here, I’ve learned from him and [Associate Head] Coach [Keith] Urgo and [Assistant] Coach [Dwayne] Anderson. I think I have a good understanding of what needs to be done in this position and I just hopefully can work with them to keep recruiting players that fit our culture and fit our system and fit Penn State University [so] that we can continue to build this program.” …