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    Get to know Mike Scott

    by Ken Pomeroy on Thursday, January 5, 2012


    It’s getting to that time of year where people start talking about All-American teams and player of the year honors. There always seems to be that one guy that is having a large impact but fails to get the proper recognition because his team plays at a very slow pace and thus said player is unable to accumulate the shiny counting stats that other big-time players use to get the media’s attention. The first player that appealed to me like this was Georgetown’s Roy Hibbert in 2007. He was somewhat minutes-challenged, but his advanced stats were extremely impressive when he was on the floor.

    Last season, you’ll recall Wisconsin’s Jordan Taylor filled this role. It wasn’t until he hit people over the head with his performance against Ohio State on January 9 that folks began to take his play seriously. Taylor hasn’t been able to maintain the blistering statistical…

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