Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 11/7/14
Similarity Scores Explained. Previously: Caris LeVert | Derrick Walton | Zak Irvin Spike Albrecht’s role has been pretty defined for his two years on campus – basically spelling the starting point guard with quality minutes, allowing him to play off the ball a little bit in certain lineups, and generally being able to efficiently run the offense. That’s unlikely to change, but it’s a role that Albrecht has done well in for the last two years. Aside from the now-obligatory “he scored 19 points in the first half of a national championship game” mention on the broadcast every time he takes the floor for the first time in a game, there’s always low expectations tinging the narrative of Spike’s game (even above, which could more succinctly read: he’s basically supposed to be competent out there). A lot of that is the completely-off-the-radar recruiting profile he came in with, a lot of it is his unassuming stature and appearance. He’s a legitimately decent player though – though his usag...
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