Article on Buffalo: https://buffalonews.com/2019/03/21/...-nick-perkins-josh-pastner-jim-larranaga-mac/ "When Jim Larranaga coached at George Mason in Fairfax, Va., from 1997 to 2011, he did it with a core of players from Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland, and with players who had experience. UB has that now, with a lineup that includes seniors and starters Montell McRae, CJ Massinburg and Jeremy Harris, and Perkins, a senior forward and the three-time MAC Sixth Man of the Year. Those four played in either or both the 2016 and 2018 MAC and NCAA tournaments. “The thing that separates the very good, consistently winning mid-major programs is their experience,” said Larranaga, now in his eighth season at Miami (Fla.). “They tend to stay old, meaning that you always have juniors and seniors who are leading you. You get in and you’re a good freshman, but there are upperclassmen who are ahead of you in the pecking order."