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Yes, shooting.

Wright was the Hoyas’ second-leading scorer last season, averaging 12.9 points per game. With Vee Sanford’s offseason transfer to Dayton evaporating any backcourt depth, Georgetown needs Starks be able to do a bit of everything. That includes scoring.

“You don’t see many guys yell at someone about shooting the ball,” Clark said. “There have been plenty of times I’ve had to yell at him, ‘Yo, ‘Kel, shoot the ball.’ He’s getting better every single day. I’m starting to see a great point guard.”

Starks wonders if Big East coaches picking the Hoyas to finish 10th in the conference is a slap in the face. We’ll find out, he says. His voice isn’t much different than normal: confident.

Sure, Starks is a question mark. So is the rest of the team. No one knows what the youth will bring, if a question mark can be changed to an exclamation point.

“We’re going to go,” Lubick said, “as he goes.”