Post-Gazette: Targeting the three keys to the Nittany Lion’s season

Leadership, Chemistry

Go ahead, ask Ed DeChellis about his team captains for this season. You’ll get a puzzle, not an answer.

“Whew,” the Penn State basketball coach said. “I don’t know.”

Though DeChellis sounded uncertain, he also sounded unconcerned. Leaders? Sure, those will come, so long as the team environment promotes it. Last year, that didn’t happen. But now, DeChellis, in his second year, believes the Lions have drastically improved their team chemistry.

“It is a completely different atmosphere than it was a year ago,” DeChellis said. “The locker room is such a better place to be.”