The Monroe Redhawks (13-9/6-4) returnPaul Rushing in the Redhawk backcourt. Monroe does lose Isiah Vinson, the Redhawks leading scorer in 15-16 with 13.2 ppg and was named 3rd Team All-UCHOOPS. Rushing averaged 10.6 ppg and 1.6 apg for Coach Sowell and the Redhawks last season. Senior guard Zephaniah Wall will miss the season due a football injury, and that will hurt. Forward Tyron Houston returns after averaging 5.5 ppg and 4.5 rpg. The Redhawks will open up hosting Albemarle on Dec. 2nd.