All American point guard Cassius Winston will go down as one of the greatest players in Michigan State Spartans basketball history, having taken home his share of numerous accolades including being a two-time consensus All-American and the Big Ten’s career assists leader.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, he was averaging 18.6 points and 5.9 assists per game as he helped the Spartans win a share of their third straight Big Ten title.
However, don’t expect to see him back in a Spartans jersey. He talked today via virtual interview about his future goals, and was asked directly if he’d take a 5th year at Michigan State:
Michigan State's Cassius Winston talked today about his draft process.
"My ceiling isn’t the same at Giannis’ ceiling,” he acknowledged. But he pointed out how successful point guards like himself are closer to "sure things." pic.twitter.com/XgiFv4hrcM
— Brad Galli (@BradGalli) May 11, 2020
Winston also said that his goal is to be a first round draft pick, and that he’s already spoken to several teams – and will be talking to the Detroit Pistons soon.