2010 Intro: Chad Jackson

Chad Jackson put together a solid sophomore season at Rose Hill Christian, but the talented guard might be switching schools. Scout.com talked with Jackson and he clued us in on his situation.

Chad Jackson and Dakotah Euton have played together since the fifth grade. They've played for the same AAU team and for the past few season they've played together at Ashland (Ky.) Rose Hill Christian, but that could change.

Euton, a 6-foot-7 power forward, is transferring to Georgetown (Ky.) Scott County for his final two seasons, according to a report by The Courier-Journal's Jody Demling. Jackson, however, is still undecided.

"I'm really not sure yet," Jackson said when asked about a possible transfer. "I don't know what I'm doing so I can't really tell you what I'm doing."

"It's something that I'm definitely going to think about because I'd really like to play with Dakotah in high school ball and it's better competition in Scott County and that would help me get ready for college. It might be something I need to do."

This past season Euton and Jackson were quite a tandem, as they led Rose Hill to a 20-11 record, but suffered a seven-point loss to Elliott County in the second round of the regional tournament.

"It's really good playing with him and we've been playing with each other since fifth grade so we know what we are both good at and we are comfortable with each other on the court," Jackson said.

This past season, both Jackson and Euton, a University of Kentucky commit, averaged around 20 points a game.

"I've grown a whole lot from last year," Jackson said. "I've improved my decision making, my shooting has improved a lot and I've just become a better leader."

While Euton is already off the radar for colleges in the 2010 class, Jackson is a different story. The 6-foot-4, 175-pound guard is receiving plenty of college interest and has heard from Xavier, North Carolina, Kentucky, Louisville, West Virginia and Indiana.

"Everything is going good [with recruiting]," Jackson said. "It's pretty much the same colleges, but I'm pretty excited about it. I haven't really been thinking about it too much or picked a favorite."

Jackson will play with the Ohio Basketball Club on the AAU circuit this spring and summer. The team also features Euton, Noah Cottrill, a West Virginia pledge, and Josh Sewell.


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