Upstate Underclassman Forward Worth Watching

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free Fourth of July look at the individual game of underclassman Jermaine Crumpton of Niagara Falls High School in upstate New York ...

Jermaine Crumpton, a 6-foot-3, 183-pound small forward/power forward from Niagara Falls High School in Niagara Falls, New York, is worth watching this summer as he tries to build on a great season this summer.

Jermaine made solid improvements in his individual basketball game. Crumpton's hard work has always an aspect that Costantino has cited to me.

Recently, Jermaine scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in an all star event held upstate. He as named a co-MVP of the game.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

Jermaine averaged over seven points and six rebounds per contest during the 2010-2011 boy's basketball campaign for Niagara Falls High School.

DESCRIPTION OF JEROME CRUMPTON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

Crumpton is a tough rebounder on both ends of the floor. He works very hard near the basket and has been improving each month.

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.

Crumpton also had seven points and grabbed six rebounds. "He took two huge charges for us at key times of the game," said Costantino, pointing out several valuable aspects of Jermaine's game.

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

"Jerome works very hard on his individual game," said Costantino. "He does a great job on the glass and excels in transition. He's a gymrat, spends a lot of time in the gym working on his game."


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