No, it does not help North Carolina State overall that most of the team is gone, but it certainly helps Warren. This is now his team and he will take a backseat to no one.
As a freshman, he averaged 12.1 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game. Who knows what kind of numbers he will put up as a sophomore, but you can expect them to be big.
Just a season ago, Warren was a very highly rated recruit and he did not disappoint in his first year in college hoops, although the Wolfpack did as a whole.
Teams like North Carolina, Duke and Syracuse will have players that could win Player of the Year not only in the ACC, but the nation. However, Warren will be right there with them. He may not be the favorite to win POY in the conference, but the stats that he will put up in the upcoming season will speak pretty loudly in his favor.
Sure, Warren could disappoint, but with so much talent leaving he has to be the new guy for the Wolfpack. He is a very efficient scorer, making 62.2 percent of his shots from the field and 51.9 percent of his shots from behind the arc. Combine that great shooting with more attempts and Warren could easily be one of the best players in the country, let alone the ACC.
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