Year in and year out the Spiece Run N Slam is one of the best places to see the top talent in the Midwest. It is especially important to see the underclass talent that is on display, and on Friday night one player who stood out was 2019 forward Romeo Weems.
Coming off of a very impressive freshman season Weems was getting a lot of buzz. The New Haven product is a grown 6-foot-6 and 200 pound man-child who is a freight train getting to the rim.
After battling foul trouble in the first half, Weems got going in a big way in the second half and proved to be huge in rallying The Family from a deficit to gain a big win.
The biggest thing with Weems is his combination of power and athleticism. He is a beast going to the rim, especially right, though he can also handle going left. Once he gets into the lane he knows what to do finishing through contact and also is more than capable of playing above the rim.
Though he doesn’t show a ton of confidence yet in his perimeter jumper, Weems has a good looking stroke, and likely it will improve with repition as he gets older.
How much Weems grows and how much his skill improves will determine exactly what the future holds, but for now he is one of the more exciting prospects in the Midwest, and someone who is going to garner major attention before it is all said and done.
Weems says he has already received a lot of mail from Xavier, and then the local schools, Michigan and Michigan State, have also reached out, but obviously it is very early in the process.
With more improvement yet to come and already a pretty good start, Weems looks like one to watch in the 2019 class going forward.