As one of the few veterans on a green Texas roster, J’Covan Brown exploded with a career year in 2011-12. After averaging a Big 12-leading 20.1 points per game, Brown has decided to try his luck in the NBA draft, forgoing his senior year in Austin.
For all the positives Brown showed in leading Texas’ late charge to an NCAA tournament berth, he’ll face some serious obstacles as he makes the transition to the next level. Will his considerable scoring punch be able to make up for some question marks in other areas of his game?
Herein, a look at how Brown’s abilities might translate to the NBA.