Cincinnati Bearcats Losing Two Great Players For 2013-14 College Basketball Season

By Trevor Lowry
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Although leading scorer Sean Kilpatrick returning to the Cincinnati Bearcats is huge for this team, Cincy will be losing two great players for the 2013-14 college basketball season.

Those two players are Cashmere Wright and JaQuon Parker, who were both seniors this past year. Both players averaged more than 10 points per game, which will be very hard to replace in the upcoming season.

Kilpatrick could always go off for 20+ points per game, which would definitely help, but the Bearcats will no longer have Parker and Wright as weapons.

After these three players, the next highest scorer on the team put up 5.9 points per game, so you could definitely say that someone has to improve a lot on the offensive side of the ball if Cincinnati plans on putting up some points outside of Kilpatrick on a game-by-game basis.

Who knows what Wright and Parker will do next, but it would be great if they could sneak on an NBA team, if that is what they want to do, of course.

The Bearcats had a pretty solid backcourt this past season, but anytime a team loses two out of three of its guards, it is not good news for the upcoming season, especially when those two players were second and third on the team when it came to scoring.

Cincinnati will have to make up for its losses, but this is a team that did manage to make the NCAA tournament this past season. Although the same players may not be there next season, the same will be expected out of this team.


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