Anderson Lets His Game Do His Talking

Some players love to speak with the media, some hide from it. Others like Junction City (AR) High standout James Anderson don't care one way or another and simply let their game do the talking. Phog.net was able to catch up with the athletic 6-6 WF over the weekend in Nashville as he helped lead his Arkansas Wings to the finals of the Nike Memorial Day Classic.

“It was a good run,” Anderson told Phog.net “We were just playing smart and moving the ball”

A long and versatile athlete, Anderson has the type of frame and game that college coaches are looking for. He handles the ball pretty well going right or left, plays aggressive defense, finishes in the open court and can score numbers in bunches. While his high school team requires him to put up a ton of points, it’s his abilities to involve others and still get his points that stands out in the sometimes me first world of summer ball.

“I can get my teammates involved in the game,” said Anderson. “I don’t like to play selfish.”

Not particularly well known outside of the South and Midwest, yet, Anderson has been focusing on five schools lately. According to Anderson he’s  got a list of Arkansas, Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State and all of those schools have told him he has a scholarship offer and are even in his eyes.

Recently, Anderson spoke with Kansas head man Bill Self.

“They’ve been recruiting me for a little while and I’ve talked to their coaches,” said Anderson. “I talked to Coach Self last week, he seemed nice.”

As for when he’s going to make a decision, Anderson said that he had “no idea” and that he wasn’t afraid to travel far from his home on the Arkansas/Louisiana border.

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