The Pittsburgh Panthers will be losing some key players, thanks the the NBA draft, graduation and players transferring. However, there will still be some talent left and there is one player that will emerge on this team in the 2013-14 college basketball season.
Well, I am sure more than one player will emerge, especially if this team plans on competing in the ACC, but for the purposes of this article we will be looking at James Robinson.
As a freshman, Robinson played 26.6 minutes per game. In those minutes, he managed to average 6.1 points per game, 2.1 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists per game. He should be the new starting point guard with Tray Woodall graduating, which should increase those numbers quite a bit.
Robinson should fit nicely into that role, since he did put up pretty good numbers as a freshman. It always helps when a player has another year under his belt as well.
This team is without a doubt losing plenty of talent, but luckily the No. 2 and No. 3 leading scorers from last year will be back. Pittsburgh did not have any big-time scorers last season, which means it will not be losing a whole lot on the offensive side of the ball. Still, it will not look the same in the upcoming season, but with players like Robinson emerging, Pittsburgh could still pull off quite a bit of victories in its new conference.
The season may be very far away, but Robinson could have a big year for the Panthers in the 2013-14 season.
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