Intro: Montrell Jones

Meet Montrell Jones. No one knows about him. He hasn't received a single letter from a college coach. That's about to change.

Montrell Jones isn't ready yet, but by the time July hits here's betting that the Dorchester High (Mass.) junior becomes someone to watch.

Jones is a 6-foot-1, 165-pound guard at Dorchester High (Mass.) who led the city of Boston in scoring at 30 points a clip.

He's a big-time scorer and an explosive athlete who just needs some seasoning against elite competition. He'll get plenty of that in the upcoming months with Leo Papile's BABC squad.

Jones, 18, can get to the basket and is strong enough to finish. He'll need to learn the game and improve his outside shot. Jones will likely spend the next two seasons at a prep school – likely either Winchendon or Notre Dame Prep.

``He's scary," Papile said. "He's a superior athlete who just needs to learn the game. He really gets to the rim and can pass. Guys shake their heads when they see him."

Dorchester High isn't known for churning out basketball talent. Even with Jones, they went just 6-15 this season.

``I know I can play at this level, but with this competition I don't think I'll score as much," Jones said.

That's a safe bet with a starting backcourt of Iowa State-bound Farnold Degand and Anthony Gurley, who is getting ACC and Big East interest.

Earlier this season, Jones lit up Degand and O'Bryant High for 38 points.

Jones hasn't received a single letter from a college yet, but that will change once coaches get a glimpse of Jones' potential.

``When I was young, I wanted to go to Boston College," Jones said. "I'd like to be recruited by BC, UMass, UConn and Iowa State."

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