Roundball Recruiting Update

The two Drew's performed well, as did Southfield, MI product Brandon Cotton. Find out how each of these Tom Izzo recruits played in their most recent high school contests! This exclusive coverage provided by SI's Ryan Wallace.

Roundball Recruits

2003 Class

Shannon Brown – 6’3" 190 lbs. SG (Proviso East High School, Maywood, Ill.). Brown poured in 21 points to lead the Pirates to a 63-49 win over Leyden on Friday night. The No. 5 Pirates improve their record to 19-1, and will return to action tonight against Proviso West.

Brandon Cotton – 6’0" 170 lbs. PG (Detroit St. Martin DePorres, Southfield, MI). Cotton through in 32 points in DePorres’ 51-point rout over Center Line St. Clement, 94-32. DePorres improves its record to 15-0.

Drew Naymick – 6’10" 224 lbs. F/C (North Muskegon High School, Muskegon, MI). Naymick had a season-high 29 points and snatched 10 rebounds to lead the Norsemen to a 58-47 victory over Mason County Central. North Muskegon is now 13-1 on the year.

2004 Class

Drew Neitzel – 5’11" 165 lbs. PG (Wyoming Park High School, Wyoming, MI). Neitzel had his second 40-point plus performance of the season against Forest Hills Northern. Neitzel scored 43 points and dished out nine assists to lead the Vikings to a 87-68 win over the Huskies. The Vikings improve their record to 10-4 on the season.

Marquise Gray – 6’7" 215 lbs. PF (Flint Beecher High School, Flint, MI). The Buccaneers triumphed over Muskegon Heights 53-50, on Friday thanks to a last-second three-pointer. Gray led the Buccaneers with 11 points and 14 rebounds to improve Beecher’s record to 11-4.


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