NYC Guard Prospect Changes Direction

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a look at the changing direction of Danny Lawhorn's college basketball career ... Lawhorn had been slated to play division one college basketball but will take a different route now ...

Danny Lawhorn, a 6-foot guard from New York City who is coming off a very solid season at the Robinson School in New Jersey, told us he does plan on playing basketball next season but on the JUCO level.

Lawhorn had previously told us he had given a commitment to the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore (UMES). However, he has changed his direction slightly.

"I will no longer be at UMES," said Lawhorn. "I'm at Kansas Garden City JUCO for a year with David Laury."

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

Danny has been gaining confidence handling the lead guard slot for his team and is shooting the ball better from the perimeter.

Lawhorn should have a solid career as a division one backcourt player. "My jump shot is better, more consistent and I'm more confident."

Danny has also been working on his strength so he can finish near the rim more consistently against the bigger bodies inside the paint.

DANNY LAWHORN'S SEASON AT THE ROBINSON SCHOOL:

Danny produced 18 points, contributed 12 assists and four steals to help the Robinson School defeat Rise Academy of Pennsylvania, 102-72 in a key game so far this season.

EVALUATION OF DANNY LAWHORN'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

*Lawhorn is a tough guard, willing to take the ball to the rim against the bigger bodies. He competes hard on both ends of the court. He has the New York attitude, fearless when it comes to taking the rock to the basket.

Lawhorn has competed at many events as a high school player, including tournaments held at Fordham and in the IS8 Fall and Spring Leagues.


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