Mincy Deserves A Look

Some guys get too much pub and others don't get any. During a Christmas tournament at Myrtle Beach, we saw a point guard worthy of mid-major pub and there's no better time than the present to give him some ink.

Memphis Ridgeway is home to a number of solid, unsigned senior prospects that have, for whatever reason, managed to fly under the radar. Rashad Weathers, a 6-foot-4 senior wing, is a scholarship player and so is his point guard, 6-foot Jordan Mincy.

Mincy is a run-the-team type of point guard. He's a talker, a leader and is quick with the basketball. If you want a scoring point guard, he's not your guy. If you're looking for a distributor, you know a chemistry guy, then he's your man.

"There are two different types of point guards," Mincy said. "Some lead and those are true point guards. Others have to score but true point guards have to get everybody involved to make the team win."

Coming in the Beach Ball Classic, only UT-Martin was talking to Mincy and they hadn't offered him. After the Beach Ball, where he averaged 7.5 points and 5.7 assists, low and mid-majors should be taking a strong look at him. He had a high game of 11 assists during his four-game run to the title game in South Carolina.

"I know I could play at that [the Division I level]," Mincy said. "I have the ability to play. I can lead a team.

"I can bring leadership, I'm coachable, I don't give any arguments, whatever [coaches] say goes … they're trying to improve my game. I'll work hard in the classroom just like I do on the floor."


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