Interesting tidbit here about OSU freshman Jared Sullinger. Read the full post here.
"Man to Stop: Ohio State's freshman wunderkind, Jared Sullinger. Draft Express' Jonathan Givony has an Gamecock excellent scouting report on Sullinger on his front page this week. A freshman from Columbus, Ohio, Sullinger lit up IUPUI for 40 points last weekend, the second-highest point total in college basketball this year.
The number that stands out most from Givony's profile: in back-to-the-basket situations, Sullinger converts 50% of his field goals and gets fouled an additional 25% of the time. The Gamecocks may need to follow the blueprint that brought them success against Clemson's Jerai Grant: keep Sullinger out of the paint, and force him to shoot one-on-one over the tops of defenders. The second part may be especially important with Jon Diebler, Ohio State's all-time leading three-point shooter, lurking outside. Florida-Gulf Coast tried to pack it in against Sullinger, leaving Diebler to convert a school-record 9 3-pointers on Wednesday. Offensively, can Sam Muldrow knock down a few early perimeter shots (2-2 3pt. vs. Wofford), and force Sullinger out of his defensive comfort zone? It could make for a terrific matchup."
Brittany Lane, Spurs Up Blog