By Trevor Zickgraf, Project Spurs.com
The college basketball season gets in full swing this week. For a lot of readers of this site, that mostly means keeping track of late first round and second round draft picks the San Antonio Spurs might target. Allow me to step out of the box for a little bit. Instead of focusing someone who might be coming to San Antonio, let's focus on someone who already calls San Antonio home. Colorado University's Andre Roberson is poised for a season that could turn him in to a house hold name.
Roberson, a junior, is a graduate of Wagner High School and had a bit of breakout season last year when he led the Buffaloes to the Pac 12 title and their first NCAA Tournament appearance in nine years. The 6'7" Roberson averaged 11 points and 11 rebounds a game, earning All-Conference and All-Conference Defensive first teams. Defensively, he's already an elite level defender. He can guard three or four positions on the court and is an excellent shot blocker. Even better, Roberson stated in a recent interview
one his main goals was to Defensive Player of the Year. The 21 year old is still a little narrow, but he makes up for it with his freakish athleticism.
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