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Rodgers' rise key to Bynum's departure

Will "The Thrill" Bynum decided recently to transfer from Arizona to Oklahoma State. Although it is always unfortunate to lose a player from your team, Bynum's transfer alleviates a great deal of pressure from the coaches and guards. Will was one of my favorite Wildcats, but his departure answers many questions I had about the future of this team.

One can only assume that next year the playing time at the guard positions will be earned in practices. The Cats will have four guards and, if they ever want to play at the NBA or another professional level, all will be point guards. With the departure of Jason Gardner, the most likely candidate for the starting point guard for the 2003-04 season is Mustafa Shakur. Lute Olson has... Recommended Stories

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