Gordon State 2016 #JucoTeamPreview

Editors Note: Our #JucoTeamPreview series takes a look at numerous Junior College programs that are participating in our #JucoReport Jamboree Series that includes both the Battle of the South Jamboree on October 8th, the CBHoops Juco Jam South October 15th, and  Juco Jam Atlanta October 22nd. All Players Highlight in Blue below link to their #JucoReportCard.

Jamborees Participating in:

CBHoops Juco Jam-Oct 15th (Gordon College) Click Here for Info

CBHoops Juco Jam ATL-Oct 22(Lakepoint Facility-Emerson, GA)-Click Here for Info

Last Season’s Record

11-19

Players from last season’s Team who moved on to 4 Year Level 

Gerdarius Troutman – Florida Atlantic University

Michael Stephens – Johnson C. Smith

Top Sophomores 

6’10 – Jailan Haslem – Sophomore Center from Warner Robins, GA.  MM-LM  Great improvements from last year.  Spent several weeks with Bob Hill over the summer and his footwork, shots, rebounding and defense has improved tremendously

6’8 – Cedric Council – Sophomore Forward from Kennesaw, GA.  MM-LM.  Great mid range game and very athletic.  Can defend positions 2-5

6’7 – Alex Simmons – Sophomore Power Forward from Pembroke, GA.  MM-LM.  Solid (football body).  Can really score with back to basket and hit open 3 pointer.  Currently putting the ball on the floor a lot better.

6’7 – Raynere Thornton – Sophomore Forward from Marietta, GA.  HM-MM.  Truly a solid all-around player who can do it all well enough.  Great rebounder and passer.  Will be a solid player at the next level.  As of early September he is being recruited by 20-25 MM-LM

Top Freshmen 

6’6 – Octavious Gage – Freshman Guard from Norcross, GA.  MM-LM.  Long, athletic and can shoot the 3, post up smaller guards as well.  Is solid scorer in transition.

6’4 – Isiah Hill – Freshman Guard from Richmond Hill, GA.  LM.  Qualifier with 3.9 GPA and 22 ACT.  Very athletic and a good defender.  Needs to improve ballhandling and 3 pointer.  Can leave after one year at Gordon St.

6’4 – Obtavious Hampton – Freshman Guard from Barnesville, GA.  LM.  Super athlete with a lot of toughness.

6’0 – Derek St Hilaire – Freshman Guard from Lawrenceville, GA.  MM-LM.  An explosive scorer with a lot of toughness and a killer mentality

6’0 – Darius Jones – Freshman Guard from Powder Springs, GA.  LM.  Great defender who knows how to run a team.