Jeronne Maymon will be back on the Tennessee Volunteers in the 2013-14 college basketball season, which means good news for the Volunteers and bad news for the rest of the SEC. With that said, he will help this team compete for an SEC title in the upcoming season.
Two seasons ago, Maymon averaged 12.7 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game. Tennessee may have disappointed in this past season, but Maymon not being on the team played a part in that.
He will help take the scoring load off of Jordan McRae, who led the team in scoring last season with 15.7 points per game. It helps that he is 6’7” and is a beast on the boards, though.
Trae Golden leaving the team does not help, but there is still enough talent for Tennessee to do some damage in the SEC. However, it will have to get through the Kentucky Wildcats and Florida Gators if it plans on winning a conference title. Although pretty much no one is predicting the Volunteers to take the title from those two SEC giants, it is still possible.
The Volunteers will win some games in the upcoming season and definitely will have the team to dance. If Maymon can come back and be at full strength, this team may be much better than anticipated. Still, a new point guard is going to have to take over the offense and the SEC is not a cupcake conference by any means.
Maymon and the Volunteers are definitely one to watch out for in the SEC in the 2013-14 season.
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