Originally written May 08, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
When Mark Lyons takes the floor he doesn't feel apprehension, he's not uncomfortable, he's not shy. Mark Lyons likes to shoot. A lot. These days, when young basketball players head to the gym they often say that they're going "to put up shots." Mark Lyons means it. From December 7th to February 1st - a span this year of 14 games - Mark Lyons only once failed to accumulate double-digit shot attempts. For the season he put up at least thirteen shots in 16 of 34 games. He even had eighteen or more attempts three times this year - not that he came close to making half his shots in any of those three games. For Lyons it's the shots which matter. The rest will take care of itself. On the season he scored 15.1 a game. Now Lyons is taking his considerable talents to Arizona. This shouldn't be a surprise, as the current Arizona head coach - Sean Miller - recruited Lyons to play at Xavier before taking the Arizona job. And now he finally lands him - if only f...
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