Anderson played in just 20 games for the BayHawks, averaging 1.4 points and 1.3 rebounds in 6.2 minutes per game. He saw 10 minutes of action only once in the first four months of the season before bursting through with some big minutes in April.
In three April appearances, Anderson’s minutes increased from 15 to 19 to 22. The 22-minute regular season finale was the best performance of Anderson’s season as he had 7 points and 7 rebounds in Erie’s 123-89 victory.
The 6-5 forward out of Youngstown State also saw 10 minutes of action in the BayHawks’ playoff game against Colorado, suggesting that the coaching staff may have grown to appreciate him more and more late in the season.
It’s tough to judge anyone based on 6.2 minutes per game, and you can bet Anderson won’t want to be back in Erie if they have more bench time in store for him. But if the late season minutes are an indication of his value improving in the minds of the staff, it’s not entirely out of the question to rule Anderson out of returning to Erie next season.