Michael Barlow, 6-5 2007
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NAME: Michael Barlow, Jr.
SCHOOL: Seton Catholic
POSITION: G/F ht: 6'5"wt: 200 pounds
HIGH SCHOOL COACH: Ernie Pintor
Cager Report: What
is your official height and weight?
Barlow: 6'5" and 200 pounds
CR: What is your
greatest basketball memory?
Barlow: My greatest basketball memory was making the game winning 3 pt. buzzer shot in triple over-time this year.
CR: What are your
goals for the upcoming season?
Barlow: My goals for the upcoming season are to lead my team to a State Championship and win the Arizona Small School Player of the Year.
CR: What aspect of
your game have you really worked hard to improve? What area would you like to
keep improving on?
Barlow: I have really worked hard on ball handling and would like to keep improving on my speed and agility.
CR: Who are some of
your teammates that people need to watch out for? Barlow:
teammate that people should watch out for is Martin
CR: Name one
teammate you really respect and why?
Barlow: I respect Martin Graham because he has been through a lot of tragic set backs and continues to move forward.
CR: What are your
goals regarding playing basketball in college?
Barlow: My goals for college basketball is to find the right fit and to make an immediate impact.
CR: Would you
consider staying in state to play in college?
Barlow: I do not want to stay in state for college.
CR: What would your
top 5 college choices be? Do you have any offers yet?
Barlow: Harvard, UCSD,
CR: Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?
Barlow: The best player I ever played against was Jarred Bayless. He is an amazing athlete with natural talent and is committed to the
CR: Name one
opponent who you really respect and why?
Barlow: I have great respect for Jordan Brown (
CR: How do you think
your coach would describe you as a player?
Barlow: All of my coaches would describe me as a very self-disciplined, hard-working, passionate player that is driven to succeed.
CR: What are your strengths and weaknesses as a player?
Barlow: My strengths include my 3pt. shot, left and right side ball handling, boxing out on defense, and my team leadership. My weaknesses include limited genetic athleticism, and speed and agility.
CR: Who is your
favorite athlete and why?
Barlow: My favorite athlete is Steve Nash because he is a great player and role model.
CR: What is the best
piece of advice you have ever received?
Barlow: "You can do all things through Christ who strengthens you" Philippians
CR: Tell us what can
we expect from your team this season?
Barlow: My team has a good chance at winning State this year.
CR: What position do
you think you will play in college?
Barlow: I will play the swingman position in college.
CR: What can a
college program expect from you as a player?
Barlow: Any college program can expect 110% from me at all times both on and off of the court.
CR: What will the
main factors be when you choose a school?
Barlow: The main factors when I choose a school will be the right academic and basketball fit for me, the size of the school, and the basketball coaching staff.
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