Davies, Haws and Carlino are a lock at the 5, 3, and 1,At the 4Sharp had a great game in the blue vs white, but was not too impressive in the
exhibition.Austin is the heir apparent, but struggles with foul
trouble.Agustin shows potential, but doesn't fully know the
system.Zylstra is versatile, but lacks the size.This will be a
position by committee. Austin will probably get the start, but none of them
will get 30+ minutes.At the 2Zylstra will get the nod and will
also back-up Haws at 3. Cusick will back up Zylystra at 2 and Carlino at 1.Delgado could contribute, but I would redshirt him. He'll get more
minutes in 2013-14 and 2014-15.Next year, Haws will move to the 2
and K Collinsworth will anchor the 3.
Um, a little correction: "Carlino immediately started as a true
freshman" Really? A "true freshman" is someone who plays his first
year after high school. Carlino redshirted during the 2010-2011 seson after
transferring to the Cougs from UCLA. Glad to assist the esteemed DN Sports
Department on their research.
My understanding was that Carlino did not redshirt but simply hadnt joined the
team yet when he came in 2010-2011. he wasnt practicing. I could be wrong here
but that was my understanding and in that case DN would be correct in stating he
was a true freshman...
Carlino graduated from high school one year early in June 2010 to play at UCLA.
He never played his Senior year in high school. In mid December, 2010 he
decided UCLA wasn't for him and transferred to BYU. Transfer rules
required him to sit out for one year until he entered the lineup for the Cougs
in December 2011.So was the year he sat out, his Senior year of high
school or his Freshman year of college? Technically, So Cal Reader is more
correct. But Carlino's "redshirt" year was a little different than
a typical "redshirt" season.Regardless, I expect him to
challenge Pangos and Dellavedova to determine who is the premiere PG in the WCC
and one of the best in the West. At times, he was outstanding last year, and
other times he struggled. I'm hoping to see more consistency and defensive
prowess. If he delivers, we'll challenge for the WCC crown.
Time for Carlino to play consistently. Too often, he disappeared in games. If
he can become more consistent, I look for BYU to compete for the WCC
RE: CougFaninTX- "Regardless, I expect him to challenge Pangos and
Dellavedova to determine who is the premiere PG in the WCC and one of the best
in the West." I couldn't agree with you any more. That IS the
" Too often, he disappeared in games."Yes. He did. He was
also a freshman. I think he played pretty well for being a first year college
player. They can't all be one-and-done lottery picks.
CougFanTx,Are you still sticking with your prediction that Haws,
Carlino and Davies will average 60 pts per game?Maybe 45.... not a
chance for 60.