"I am from the Caribbean's island of Martinique," added the French citizen. "I lived there until my sophomore year. Then I moved here."
The 6' 9", 215 prospect is versatile enough to play
several different positions on the next level.
"I can play power forward,
center, or small forward."
International players have hit the American
market in a big way the past 10 years.
"We know that if you want to
be the best, you go to the USA to play. There are so many great players and coaches
Like many foreign players, two areas stick out the most when
describing their strengths.
"I can shoot it from the outside, and
I block a lot of shots."
And what does Cantinol want to work on?
am trying to gain some weight and strength, and I want to shoot the ball a little
Kevin averaged 10 points and 9 rebounds as a junior and
is looking forward to his senior campaign.
"I think I have learned
a lot over here. My confidence is much greater now that I have had a year under
Although Cantinol is new to the America scene, college recruiters
have taken notice.
"I have been offered by Winthrop, Toledo, UNC Greensboro,
and Ole Miss. South Carolina is recruiting me real hard too."
Kevin set up his official visits?
"I am going to Ole Miss this weekend,
Toledo (10/6), Winthrop (10/13), and UNC Greensboro (10/20)."
did the Rebels become interested in Kevin?
"The end of last season.
Coach Torrey (Ward) started calling me a bunch."
What attracted Kevin
to Ole Miss?
"It is a big school and they play in a very challenging
What are Toledo's positives?
"They are a smaller
school, so I can probably get more playing time a little easier if I went there."
"They are a winning program, and they have some good players
What about UNCG?
"They are a small school, but
they have good players and academics."
When Kevin is taking his official
visits; what will he be looking for?
"I am kind of looking for good
players to plat with and great academics."
International prospect will visit Ole Miss
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