adidas Nations: Koby McEwen

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. - One of the Team Canada squad's most talented players at adidas Nations, Koby McEwen, breaks down his recruitment.

There has been a serious influx of talent from Canada in American high school basketball over the last several years and the 2016 class is no different.

One of the top 2016 Canadians is participating at adidas Nations with Team Canada in Koby McEwen.

A 6-foot-2, 180-pound point guard who plays for Mt. Pleasant (Utah) Wasatch Academy, McEwen brings a lot to the table for his position.

"I like to distribute the ball, score, hit open shots, come off ball screens, rebound, play defense and a little bit of everything," McEwen said. "I'm still working on getting a consistent jump shot and getting my handle really tight."

McEwen reported scholarship offers from Utah State, Wake Forest, Ole Miss, Baylor, New Mexico State, Texas Tech, Eastern Kentucky and Georgia Tech, with two of those programs standing out.

"The ones showing me the most love are Wake Forest and Utah State," McEwen said. "Those are both my number ones right now."

The rising senior broke down what he likes about his two favorites.

Wake Forest: "It's the ACC, Danny Manning says he can get me to the next level and they have a lot of ball screens and up and down so they get to play my game."

Utah State: "I go to school there so it's kind of like home. They love their hoops down there. I feel like I could go there and contribute."

Even though McEwen is open to being recruited by others, for now his plan is to see both Wake Forest and Utah State before taking the next step in his recruitment.

"I'm going to go on both campuses and see what I like," McEwen said. "I want to see the campus, environment, facilities and see how I can develop and get better. I want a coach that is going to let me play through my mistakes and help me get to the next level."


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