East Coast Senior Prospect Has Some D-1 Looks

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a look at the individual game of East Coast senior guard prospect Joey Gripper, who has some division one interest in his skill level ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Joey Gripper

HEIGHT: 6-foot-1

WEIGHT: 169 pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: Abington Friends High School in Jenkintown, Penn.

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Steve Chadwin

CLASS: 2011, a current senior guard prospect

POSITIONS: Has played lead guard and shooting guard effectively in both high school competition and in AAU tournament and events.

AAU TEAM: Team Phenom out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

AAU TEAM HEAD COACH: Paul Gripper

BIG GAMES FOR JOEY GRIPPER THIS PAST SUMMER AND FALL ON THE AAU CIRCUIT:

Gripper scored 20 points, had six assists and six steals in the championship game of the Shakur Chosen League. His team, Jrue Holiday, lost 54-48, to the Shakur squad.

Previously, Joey produced 20 points, had six assists and six steals in a losing effort in the NIKE Chosen League Championship (19 and under).

Previously, Gripper scored 16 points, added 11 assists and three steals to help Team Phenom produce a 77-57 victory over Smyma Stars in the Peach State Classic in Aiken, SC (thanks to his AAU coaches for the info).

** Joey scored 15 points and had two teams to help Team Phenom blasted the Georgia Heat. Gripper followed up the solid effort wtih 22 points and eight assists in the Bigshot's Slam in South Carolina.

RECRUITING

Harvard, Kent State, Brown, Appalachian State, Quinnipiac, UNC-Wilmington and Marshall.


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