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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Mustapha Heron

In Features by Mitchell Smilie

Mustapha Heron has been the most important recruit for Bruce Pearl in his rebuilding efforts at Auburn. A 5-star, top 25 rated guard in the class of 2016, Heron lived up to expectations as a freshman. He started in all 32 games, …

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2017-18 SEC Player Previews: Tyler Davis

In Features by Mitchell Smilie

Once upon a time, dinosaurs roamed the Earth. People referred to them as “big men”, “post players”, “centers”, “power forwards”, with the emphasis on power. Their names were Wilt, Kareem, Shaq, Hakeem, Ewing, Sampson, among many others. Having one of these …

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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Chris Chiozza

In Features by Mitchell Smilie

It’s odd that Chris Chiozza isn’t mentioned often when discussing SEC Player of the Year candidates for the 2017-18 season. Florida will be among the top teams, if not the top team, in the conference this season. When was the last …

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2017-18 SEC Player Preview: Donta Hall

In Features by Mitchell Smilie

At times this offseason, Donta Hall feels like the forgotten man when discussing the 2017-18 Alabama men’s basketball team. Perhaps that should be expected for a team that returns its top three scorers from last season (Braxton Key, Dazon Ingram …