Michigan State Basketball: 3 biggest concerns heading into 2020-21

Rocket Watts, Michigan State basketball (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)
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Rocket Watts, Michigan State basketball (Photo by G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images) /

1. Point guard duties

If you’re a Michigan State fan and you’re not concerned about the point guard position, you have probably been living under a rock for the past three seasons. Cassius Winston was an absolute legend from his sophomore year until he graduated this past year and he will go down as one of the best and most productive point guards in school history.

Replacing the production and leadership of Cassius is going to be next-to-impossible and it’s unfair to think that Rocket Watts is going to be able to do that right away.

Watts will be manning the point guard position to start the season, but there’s plenty of concern about the depth behind him. AJ Hoggard is coming in as a talented four-star freshman and Foster Loyer is entering his junior season after two years of backing up Winston, but neither has proven anything yet and that’s concerning.

We could see guys like Josh Langford or Aaron Henry handling some point guard duties in a pinch, but the lack of depth does not ease the mind much.

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