Young teams are not supposed to win. Generally, young teams come with a negative term to describe their season: rebuilding.
Luckily, building is exactly what quality engineers do.
At 22-0, the WPI men’s basketball program is having its best start of the season ever—a school record—and the team is ranked 2nd in the NCAA Division III basketball poll, also its highest-ever ranking. WPI’s 22 wins in 2012-13 are only equaled by Division I power Gonzaga.
Without a true superstar, credit is passed around evenly on a team that has true depth. Five players have been leading scorers, nine players average at least nine minutes per game, and all players carry some amount of intangibles.