Robert Hubbs shakes off 'butterflies' to score 17 points in exhibition

Dunks part of freshman's 17 points

Wade Payne/Special to the News Sentinel
Tennessee guard Robert Hubbs shoots over Florida Southern guard Frank Adams as forward Lamar McKnight looks on  Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Photo by Wade Payne, © 2013 The Knoxville News Sentinel

Wade Payne/Special to the News Sentinel Tennessee guard Robert Hubbs shoots over Florida Southern guard Frank Adams as forward Lamar McKnight looks on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

With 2:17 left in the first half of his first college game, Robert Hubbs delivered a little showtime. The 6-foot-6 decorated freshman — rated as a five-star prospect by most recruiting services — caught a laser pass from Armani Moore directly under the basket, moved from a standstill position and threw down a dunk for his first points for Tennessee.

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johnlg00 writes:

Considering that the Vols won't really have to depend on the freshmen this year, I thought they all showed some promise. All of them will eventually be capable college players at a high level and Hubbs will be a star by the time conference play starts.

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