Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/16/14
Wayne Blackshear, 6-foot-5, Guard, Soph. 2011-12 Season Review: Blackshear played in just 15 games last year, due to a shoulder injury that occurred a week before the season started. After recovering from shoulder surgery, he missed a few games because Pitino said he wasn’t in game playing shape yet. In the brief amount of action Blackshear saw last season, he had a lot of ups and downs. At times he looked like a freshman who was still trying to find his role and at other times he looked like the McDonalds All American that he was in high school. Blackshear scored a total of 37 points on the season and posted a career high on the road at West Virginia scoring 13 points and grabbing 4 rebounds. 2012-13 Expectations: The expectations from the national media are pretty high as Blackshear heads into his first full season with the Cards. CBS Sports tabbed him as one of the top 50 overall players in the country. The talent is there, but to expect him to play at that level right now is a l...
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