I think playing a tough non league schedule especially before Summitt League games start is essential to being competitive in The Summit. Record doesn’t matter if your Conference only sends it’s tournament winner. We need to be clicking on all cylinders come late Feb early March..
Road games in tough environments have to happen if you want to go to the dance. We are not going to dance without winning in a hostile South Dakota environment 7hrs from home with the opponent most likely to be from the Dakotas. Might as well get used to that..
Those teams we play that we gave no chance against bring in recruits..