Myck Kabongo, one of the most heralded members of the 2012 freshman class, has lived up to his billing in his first season with the Texas Longhorns. The Canadian point guard is averaging 9.9 points and 5.2 assists a night for a team that’s hitting its stride during a four-game (and counting) winning streak.
One-and-done careers are the norm for freshmen with Kabongo’s NBA prospects, and Longhorn fans have reason to be concerned about losing their first-year star. For Kabongo’s own good and the team’s, though, there are lots of legitimate reasons for the youngster to spend another year in Austin before jumping to the next level.
Read on for a look at 10 factors that should combine to convince Kabongo that his next season should be played in a Longhorns uniform.