With Jimmer Fredette now a Sacramento King and Jackson Emery working for a start-up company called EcoScraps, BYU is in dire need of a new perimeter threat to complement frontcourt standouts Noah Hartsock and Brandon Davies.
Enter Charles Abouo, the senior who averaged 7.2 points per game last season and played stellar perimeter defense yet was often overshadowed by the higher profile members of the Cougars' backcourt.
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• THURSDAY: Projections and storylines to watch next year
• MONDAY: Q&A with BYU guard Charles Abouo
Abouo, a native of the Ivory Coast, spent his summer working on his rebounding skills, his conditioning and his ability to consistently bury his outside shot. The 6-foot-5 swingman spoke with me recently about his goals for his senior season, making the transition from his homeland to Milwaukee and why he thinks BYU is being overlooked.
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