I believe my uncle, a longtime high school basketball coach in Mississippi, was the first person I ever heard utter the phrase "you can't coach height." What he meant was that no matter how well he prepared his players, they would likely still have a hard time against a team that was taller.
There is a lot of truth in that statement.
ONCE HE GETS ROLLING, HE EATS UP GROUND LIKE RICK ROSS ON SOME LEMON PEPPER WINGS.
Just a good read for those ready to jump from the ledge.