Figgy, right on target analysis and thanks for the props on Nick. Truth was I saw him more than you and if I just went by his game performances, I might have come to the same early conclusion you did. Regarding his " deportment", I'm not that close to the situation but I can tell you that the players like him and see him as sort of the leader. Whatever, happened with Hogga, I have no idea. Ditto with his brief disciplinary measure by JD. Not worried about whatever happened there as JD has disciplined several over the last several years and this one was obviously minor, Both seem to get along real well.
Not sure if Nick's scoring might go down a liitle next year as he may see more time at #1 as has been the case the last several games. Brandon is a capable back-up but unless he takes an upward step (why not? he's only a freshman) I see him as a 15 minute per game back-up to Nick.
Sight unseen and not taking into account possible recruits, I think you might eventually see a lineup of Leon and Jenkins at guards, Belin at #3 (depends on the type of player he is) with Conley and Ryan at forwards/center. Costner might start at #3 given his experience but it should be tough to keep Belin out of the lineup. Hill should spell Ryan and Darius while Brandon plays the same role he has been playing recently. No inside information, just my own opinion. But first of all, we have a MAAC Tournament to take care of!