Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 3/20/13
He was the Big Man on Campus at Milton High, the steady force behind three straight Georgia state-title game appearances. The son of former NBA player Charlie Scott was a McDonald's All-American, the higest honor among today's highly-touted recruits. Shannon Scott worked hard to maximize those God-given gifts and basketball genes. But a funny thing -- or not so funny to Scott -- happened when he showed up at Ohio State in the fall of 2011 and started going against incumbent point guard Aaron Craft in nearly every competitive drill in practice. He knew he wasn't in Alpharetta, Georgia, any more. "It was definitely a different experience," Scott said. "Back in practice in high school I was usually guarded by the point guard from the JV team. That was a little easier for me." Scott laughed. The payoff is coming now. Those days of being pushed by Craft, who's generally regarded as college basketball's most relentless on-ball defender, continue, but Scott is handling them much better tha...
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