Dynamic playmaker to schedule visits

As one of the most dynamic playmakers in the class of 2006, Eugene "Nu-Nu" Harvey, the 5-foot-11, 170 pound point guard from St. Benedict's in Newark, New Jersey, won't be hurting for attention this summer. The Brooklyn native has drawn feelers from a number of high major programs, and will likely attract more admirers in the next couple of months.

"A couple of schools are showing interest," said Harvey. "Like Pitt. I like Louisville, and Miami. Pitt offered, and Miami also."

Coaches from Pitt came in to check on Harvey during the recent contact period. His visit situation is still very much up in the air.

"I plan on taking some visits," said Harvey. "But I'm not sure where yet."

Harvey excels at getting into the lane and finding the open man. His court sense is exceptional; without a doubt, he is one of the top passers in the class of 2006. He has a terrific feel for the game and a real flair for playmaking. He has gotten a little bit stronger over the past two years, which was a concern for college play considering his once-slight frame. Eugene still needs to shoot the ball more consistently. That's probably the aspect of his game that needs the most work. He also sees things develop so quickly that he has a tendency to make passes that are hard for teammates to catch.

Eugene originally attended Boys & Girls High School in Brooklyn, but for the last two years has been one of the mainstays for Coach Danny Hurley at St. Benedict's.

Harvey will play with Aneesa's Sports this summer, coached by Anthony Alston. They'll be at the Rumble in the Bronx in June next. Come July, Las Vegas Big Time will be their featured event. Individually, Harvey will make his return to the ABCD camp, as well as the Pangos Camp in California in June.


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