2006 Intro: Ruben Guillandeaux

Everyone knows about St. Pat's (N.J.) guard Corey Fisher, but there's another pretty good backcourt guy playing for Kevin Boyle - and Ruben Guillandeaux got a chance to show what he could do in dominating at the Eastern Invitational team camp in July.

Ruben Guillandeaux had a chance to attend ABCD Camp this past July, but he had a mandatory community service so instead of getting big-time exposure, he had to wait and make his mark after ABCD ended at the Eastern Invitational team camp about an hour down the road from Teaneck, N.J.

The 6-foot-6, 180-pound St. Patrick's (N.J.) rising senior guard, who has good court vision and ballhandling skills for a player his size, dominated the other point guards at the team camp and piqued the interest of the Florida coaching staff.

Guillandeaux, who averaged 12 points and six assists per game as a sophomore playing alongside Corey Fisher in the backcourt, was born in Brooklyn – and was slated to attend Lincoln High.

However, he opted to play for Kevin Boyle at St. Pat's instead.

``Going away from school at a young age was tough, but I stay with family in New Jersey so it's not too bad," Guillandeaux said. "Coach Boyle is a great coach and I'm also getting a great education."

Guillandeaux, who turns 17 today, said his leaders went from St. Bonaventure, St. Francis and Siena to Florida, Washington State and Rhode Island after his showing at the team camp. He also mentioned Boston College, South Florida, Providence, Rutgers, Seton Hall and LaSalle as other schools currently in the mix.

Guillandeaux said that if there is a leader right now, it would probably be WSU.

``I have a nice relationship with their head coach," Guillandeaux said.


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