Johnny Flynn is Impressive

Amityville High School coach Jack Agostino is again one of the coaches at the Reebok sponsored ABCD camp this week being held on the campus of FDU in Teaneck, New Jersey. Agostino gave us some of his thoughts on Syracuse bound Johnny Flynn ...

Johnny Flynn is a player Syracuse fans are anxious to see in the 2007-2008 season. Flynn will join his former teammate Paul Harris on the Orange campus after he completes his senior season in 2006-2007.

But, for now, the summer is a time for Flynn to go up against the best talent on the high school level and improve his game. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound combo guard showed his quickness and ability to get to the basket during the ABCD camp's first two sessions while playing for the Bulls.

Flynn was impressive. He is averaging nine points and two rebounds per game in 16 minutes of play. Jack Agostino, the longtime coach at Amityville High School in New York, was also impressed. And Agostino has seen his share of great players (recently A.J. Price and Jason Fraser).

"He's very quick," Agostino said. "I like him. He should be a good player for Syracuse. He takes the ball to the basket and creates scoring chances."

Flynn has the ability to lead a team from the lead guard position. He has a quick first step and is fearless when taking the ball into the paint against the bigger bodies.

Flynn thrives in transition. He appears to have a good sense of direction too, not wasting steps in making his moves to the basket.

Flynn always said Syracuse was his dream school. But he had previous interest from Providence, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Virginia, and Virginia Tech.

Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins was on hand

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