A Look Ahead: Daniel Dillon

Daniel Dillon's season was an up and down one. He had some stretches where he was the first guard off the bench, but finished the year with a suspension. Here are some possible scenarios for next season.

Last Season: Dillon played in 29 games last season serving as the team's defensive stopper off the bench. He averaged just 1.9 ppg, but was not called upon to score. He played more than 15 minutes nine times, but eclipsed 20 minutes just once.

The season ended on a sour note when the was suspended for the first game of the NCAA Tournament after being charged with a DUI.

Needs To Improve: Dillon could stand to improve every aspect of his game. He's a solid defender, but could work on his scoring, rebounding and ball handling.

Best Case Scenario: Dillon puts last year's suspension behind him and fends off pressure from younger guards to be the first backcourt player off the bench. In a perfect world his defense will improve and the ability to lockdown the opponent's best guard will boost his minutes.

Worst Case Scenario: Dillon's senior season is spent on the bench. Youngsters like Jerryd Bayless, Laval Lucas-Perry and Nic Wise are all ahead of him and he sees most of his time in a mop-up role.

Most Likely Scenario: Expect Dillon to be a contributor off the bench. He'll have to share time with young players, and his minutes could fluctuate, but he should play a solid role on this team.

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