Found December 05, 2011 on UM Hoops:
Ken Pomeroy released his first series of individual player statistics for the 2011 season on Sunday afternoon which allows us to dive a little deeper into the performance of notable 2011 Wolverines. The first player we’ll examine is Evan Smotrycz. A large jump in production was expected from Smotrycz this season. At the time he was committed he was the most highly regarded commitment of John Beilein’s tenure, his skillset is a great fit for John Beilein’s offense and he spent the summer adding muscle necessary to compete in the Big Ten. Smotrycz has shown improvement through eight games but his performances have been far from frustration free. Despite those sometimes maddening moments, he’s on track to improve in almost every statistical category this season. It’s only a seven game sample size (Pomeroy only includes D1 opponents) but the numbers don’t lie: No one is going to call Smotrycz an imposing force in the paint but there’s no denying that he’s a more aggressive player thi...

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