Upstate Underclassman Having Good Year

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free look at the individual game and regular season progress of upstate underclassman forward Jerome Crumpton, a talented prospect from Niagara Falls High School ...

Jermaine Crumpton, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound small forward/power forward from Niagara Falls High School in Niagara Falls, New York, has had a very productive year for head coach Sal Costentino.

Recently, Crumpton produced double digits in scoring and rebounds to help Niagara Falls win another basketball game.

DESCRIPTION OF JEROME CRUMPTON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

Crumpton is a tough rebounder, plays hard on both ends of the floor, and has been improving his individual game.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

He produced 10 points and helped his team on the glass in a a victory over Grand Island High School.

In addition, Crumpton scored 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in a win over Canisius of Buffalo, New York, 77-58.

In a previous game, Jerome had seven points and six rebounds. "He took two huge charges for us at key times of the game," said Costantino.

WHAT HEAD COACH SAL COSTANTINO THINKS OF JERMAINE CRUMPTON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

"Jermaine's a gymrat," said Costantino. "He does a great job on the glass and excels in transition."


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