Mid-season college basketball is a boring time for some, but for the smaller schools like Montana State, it is a time to sure-up their roster to try and make a run to the upcoming NCAA Tournament. The Bobcats will try to get to win the Big Sky Conference and make their way to this year’s dance. However, all preparation starts in the summer.
The first recruit that Montana State landed was prep star Danny Robison from Montana. Robison won the Gatorade Award and was named to the Great Falls Tribune superstate squad and also played in the Montana-Wyoming series, a great year for the youngster. Robison averaged 17.4 points per game his senior year as well as scoring 19 points in the AA championship.
The Bobcats also landed a junior college star in Flavien Davis from San Jacinto Junior College in Texas. Davis is a big 225-pound, 6″5′ forward who averaged 15.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game for San Jacinto last season. Davis earned Second Team All-Region and all-conference as a freshman and First Team honors in the conference and region this past season.
There is a downside to the Montana State offseason. Center Mohammed Fall will not return for the 2012-13 season as he lost his eligibility after the NCAA learned that he appeared in two showcase exposure basketball games four years ago. Fall’s senior season will be lost.
The Senegal native averaged 7.2 points per game last season.
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