Saturday, November 12, 2011

High School Basketball: 2011-12 Pre-Season All-American Freshmen

Mickey Mitchell

FRESHMAN 1st TEAM ALL-AMERICANS
ISAIAH BRISCOE pg/sg / 6'2'' 180 / St. Benedict's Prep / Union, NJ / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Ball Handling / Scoring Instincts / Strength / Vision
WEAKNESS
Defensive Awareness / Inconsistent 3 Point Range

MALIK NEWMAN sg / 6'3'' 170 / Ridgeland High / Jackson, MS / Undeclared
STRENGTH
3 Point Range / Athleticism / Ball Handling / Skill Set
WEAKNESS
Tendency to Force the Issue / Sharing the Basketball

KEJUAN JOHNSON sf / 6'6'' 220 / Southwest Dekalb / Atlanta, GA / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Physicality / Athleticism / Overall Strength / Soft Touch
WEAKNESS
Decision Making / Rebounding / Defensive Intensity

MICKEY MITCHELL sf / 6'7'' 215 / Prestonwood Christian / Plano, TX / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Mid-Range Jumpshot / Ball Handling / Passing / Skill Set
WEAKNESS
Defensive Physicality / Too Unselfish at Times

STEPHEN ZIMMERMAN c / 6'10'' 210 / Bishop Gorman / Las Vegas, NV / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Size & Length / Shot Blocking / Soft Touch / Passing Skills
WEAKNESS
Post Play Arsenal / Overall Strength / Physicality 





FRESHMAN 2nd TEAM ALL-AMERICANS
JAMAR ERGAS sg / 6'3'' 170 / Montverde Academy / Scarborough, Ont., CAN / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Play Making Ability / Athleticism / Quickness / Vision
WEAKNESS
Inconsistent Jumpshot / Turnover Prone at Times

TYLER DORSEY sg / 6'4'' 180 / Ribet Academy / Los Angeles, CA / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Offensive Versatility / Ability to Create / Rebounding / Length
WEAKNESS
Ball Handling Under Pressure / Inconsistent Jumpshot

JARRED REUTER pf / 6'8'' 230 / Tabor Academy / Rochester, MA / Undeclared 
STRENGTH
Post Play / Rebounding / Strength / Motor / Skill Set
WEAKNESS 
Defensive Lateral Quickness / Durability Issues  

HORACE SPENCER III pf / 6'9'' 210 / William Tennet / Philadelphia, PA / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Athleticism / Shot Blocking / Mobility / Length / Touch
WEAKNESS
Offensive Repertoire / Inconsistent Effort / Overall Polish

KARL TOWNS JR c / 6'10'' 220 / St. Joseph's / Piscataway, NJ / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Offensive Repertoire / 3 Point Range / Post Play / Work Ethic
WEAKNESS
Defensive Lateral Quickness / Ball Handling Under Pressure



FRESHMAN 3rd TEAM ALL-AMERICANS
PERRY DOZIER JR pg / 6'1'' 160 / Spring Valley High / Columbia, SC / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Creating Penetration / Ball Handling / Scoring Instincts / Vision
WEAKNESS
Defensive Physicality / Overall Strength / Shot Selection

KING McCLURE sg / 6'3'' 180 / Stallions Academy / Dallas, TX / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Offensive Aggression / Getting to the Rim / Athleticism / Strength
WEAKNESS
Poor Shot Selection at Times / Inconsistent 3 Point Range

JUSTIN JACKSON sf / 6'6'' 190 / Charles Gordon (TBD) / Toronto, Ont., CAN / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Quickness / Passing / Vision / Strength / Play Making
WEAKNESS
Inconsistent Jumpshot / Ball Handling Under Pressure
* Justin Jackson has re-classified to the class of 2016!!!

DIAMOND STONE pf/c / 6'8'' 220 / Dominican High / Milwaukee, WI / Undeclared
STRENGTH
Shot Blocking / Rebounding / Size & Strength / Soft Hands
WEAKNESS
Foul Prone at Times / Elite Athleticism / Decision Making


SKAL LaBISSIERE pf/c / 6'9'' 200 / Evangelical / Memphis, TN / Undeclared
STRENGTH
High Skill Set / 3 Point Range / Shot Blocking / Length
WEAKNESS
Offensive & Defensive Physicality / Overall Strength

      FRESHMAN of the YEAR MICKEY MITCHELL

10 HONORABLE MENTIONS
BRODERICK JONES pf / 6'9'' 215 / St. Bernard's / Playa Del Rey, CA / Undeclared
DANJEL PURIFOY  sf / 6'6'' 195 / Bibb County / Centerville, AL / Undeclared
KEVAUGHN ALLEN sg / 6'3'' 175 / North Little Rock High / Little Rock, AR / Undeclared
ALLONZO TRIER pg / 6'0'' 170 / Douglas High / Oklahoma City, OK / Undeclared
JEREMY MILLER c / 6'9'' 200 / New Hampton School / Milton, MA / Undeclared
AUSTIN GRADSTAFF sg / 6'3'' 180 / Rowlett High / Rowlett, TX / Undeclared
JERRON LOVE pg / 5'9'' 155 / Clovis West High / Clovis, CA / Undeclared
DANIEL GIDDENS pf / 6'9'' 210 / Wheeler / Marietta, GA / Undeclared
MARCUS LOVETT pg / 5'10'' 160 / Providence High / Burbank, CA / Undeclared
K.J. WALTON sg / 6'3'' 170 / Brownsburg High / Brownsburg, IN / Undeclared
JUSTIN JENNIFER pg / 5'8'' 150 / Woodlawn High / Woodlawn, MD / Undeclared


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