Gordon Embraces the Older Competition

2016 Guard, Eron Gordon, talks Michigan, a possible visit and more.

INDIANAPOLIS -- A 2016 prospect, Eron Gordon uses the summer AAU tour to play against older competition to better his overall game. His talent was on full display last week at the Adidas Invitational, where Gordon played both shooting guard and point guard, as he lead the Eric Gordon All-Stars' 16-under squad to a deep tournament run.

"Well basically, I just put myself in a situation like I am a 2014 (prospect), I just try to act like that," said Gordon, who plays for Indianapolis North Central High. "Eventually I will get better as time goes on. So by the time I am senior, I don't have to have too many worries about stuff like my size and strength."

Currently, Gordon has offers from Indiana, Purdue, Nebraska and Arizona State. And is also hearing considerable interest from Michigan and Butler.

"I have heard multiple interest from Michigan," Gordon said. "I have heard from coach Jeff Meyer. My dad mostly talks with coach Meyer, cause that was his college coach. He didn't tell me too much. They are really interested in me, though.

"My interest is pretty high (in Michigan) since they made it to the Final Four. I like what they did with Trey Burke. So I try to pattern some of my game off of Trey Burke."

While the Wolverines have yet to offer Gordon, he says he willing be visiting their campus for a football game this fall.

"I plan on going to their first football game for a visit," Gordon said. "I am mainly going to be looking for a good relationship with the coaching staff. You know, basically the staff and the players, I really look at the team a lot and see how those players have grown throughout the year. So that's one thing that I look at."

At 6-foot-2, 170-pounds, Gordon has point guard height, but plays like a shooting guard. Still only, 15, Gordon says he continues to work hard at learning both positions, because he doesn't know what height he will project at later in life.

"That's one thing that I don't know yet. I could only be 6-foot-3 or I could be around 6-foot-5. I just want to put in that position where I can play any position."

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