Tri-State Sports & News Service writer Drew Karpen profiles the South Allegheny boys basketball team. Click here to read his story.
"The South Allegheny boys basketball team has entered uncharted territory this year and it is all thanks to one contagious act -- winning.
Rewinding to two years ago, the Gladiators hit their lowest point, finishing the season with an 0-21 record. Worst than that, it extended their record to 10 years without a winning record. A change in the system was essential.
Enter Tony DiCenzo.
DiCenzo, the Gladiators head coach, came onto the scene last year and immediately transformed their fortunes. The Gladiators raised their record to 8-14 in his first year. They came out of the gates running this season and have not looked back."