Shephard's breakthrough game
January, 17, 2013
By Matt Giles | ESPN.com
When Winston Shepard committed to San Diego State, the wing was regarded as a high-major prospect who was going to play extended minutes for coach Steve Fisher. The thought was that the extremely athletic and skilled Shepard would dominate other forwards in the Mountain West conference, but through thirteen games (he missed SDSU's initial three games), Shepard's numbers did not match his expectations. Shepard used just 41 percent of the Aztecs' minutes, and he wasn't a large part of the squad's offensive repertoire. He only attempted 49 two-point field goals, converting only 37 percent of those attempts, and he generated much of his offense by using one of the team's best fouls drawn per 40 minutes rates (per Ken Pomeroy).
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