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LexingtonCav

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Not misremembering it at all..


and agree completely he could've won ACC player of the year his senior year, though we only went 9-7 in the ACC and squeaked into the NCAAs (losing 7 of our last 11 games including a blowout to Florida in the first round of the NCAAs and losing to NC State in first round of ACC tourney), so I don't really blame the committee. That said, Scott was significantly older than Wilkins when he went to the NBA. He had a postgrad high school year and also a medical redshirt.

Even assuming Wilkins has a great senior year, I wouldn't necessarily argue with the statement that Scott was a better college player. He really was a dominant scorer at times. He is clearly behind Brogdon and Perrantes as college players, IMO, but I wouldn't necessarily say he's behind Harris, Mitchell, Anderson, Wilkins, etc. And Wilkins has never been and never will be a dominant scorer.

I just think what Wilkins brings to the table is just as good in terms of what the NBA is looking for as what Scott brought to the table coming out of college. And if we have a good year this year, Wilkins will get some ACC accolades. I absolutely think he's gonna get a hard look at the next level. He still has to get better and find his niche, but I know he will get that chance. It is up to him to show he belongs.


[Post edited by LexingtonCav at 12/13/2017 2:03PM]

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Posted: 12/13/2017 at 2:01PM



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