WES MYERS, starting pt guard for SC leads upset of 20th Fla.

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WES MYERS, starting pt guard for SC leads upset of 20th Fla.

Postby bcbc55 » Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:00 pm

Wes Myers (REMEMBER HIM, HE TRANSFERRED FROM UMAINE LAST YEAR AFTER GRADUATED SO HE IS ELIGIBLE IMMEDIATELY) was the starting point guard and scored 22 points last night to lead the South Carolina Gamecocks upset of number 20 ranked Florida 77-72 as he played 34 minutes.

After upsetting 18th ranked Kentucky 3 games ago, Myers who has been starting at point guard the past 8 games and played 28 minutes and scored 9 points in that 76-68 win.

South Carolina 13-7 overall and 4-4 in conference action plays in the 4th RPI ranked Southeastern Conference which has toughest SOS (Strength of Schedule) in the country ranked number 1.

The Gamecocks are ranked 50th in team RPI and have a 43 ranked S0S. Myers is facing the toughest conference competition in the country as of today's Realtimerpi.com RPI and SOS rankings for teams and conferences.

South Carolina a final four team last year in March Madnesses "Big Dance" have come on strong lately and a quote from head coach Frank Martin "WES AND CHRIS HAVE BEEN THE TWO REASONS WHY WE HAVE REALLY IMPROVED AS A TEAM". Real high praise coming from a coach of a final four team to have the transfer come in an eventually earn the starting point guard position.

Myers who was not starting at the beginning of the season has come on strong and earned THE STARTING JOB AT POINT GUARD IN THE TOUGHEST SOS CONFERENCE IN THE COUNTRY. MYERS IS NOW PLAYING AT A MAJOR LEVEL D-1 TOP 50th RANKED TEAM IN RPI SCHOOL, NOT AT A LOW MAJOR RANKED 327th OF 351 TEAMS and an SOS of 267 in a conference that is ranked 24th out of 32 Conferences RPI to SC's 4th ranked SEC Conference and number 1 in the country in S0S and the America L'east is ranked 27th in Conference SOS. Just no comparison.

Before coming to Maine 2 years ago after transferring from Niagra, his final two choices of scholarship offers were Niagara and South Carolina. Basketball "Karma" must have played a big part in Myers going to South Carolina as they picked him up immediately when he was released to transfer from Maine as they knew his skills as they wanted him four years ago.

Myers overall stats for the season have him appearing in 20 SC games averaging 22 minutes per game although now that he is starting his minutes are up around 28-29 a game.
He is averaging 8.2ppg, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game and is second in assists.

Since starting 8 games ago Myers has averaged just under 30 minutes a game and is averaging 12.3 points per game.

Maine's loss was certainly SC's gain and also Wes Myers gain.

If you are interested in more stats and information about Wes or want to follow his progress the rest of the season just go to southcarolinamenscollegebasketballteamstatistics on your internet provider.

Again, basketball "Karma" is working it's positiveness for Wes Myers and it is well deserved as it is no easy feat to transfer and come into a final four program and then play so well off the bench in the Gamecocks first 12 games that he earned the starting point guard position..
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Re: Wes Myers leads S.Carolina to upset of 20th Florida with

Postby aechamps » Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:50 pm

Frank Martin can't say enough good things about starting pg Wes! Vann is also starting for VCU........
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Re: Wes Myers leads S.Carolina to upset of 20th Florida with

Postby bcbc55 » Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:31 pm

aechamps wrote:Frank Martin can't say enough good things about starting pg Wes! Vann is also starting for VCU........


aechamps; Agree 100%. How about the 11 transfers and 2 assistant coaches that left the past two years as transfers or new jobs would they beat the current Maine team and coaches. I think they could. What about you?
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