East Coast Prospect Should Have Huge Year

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free, detailed look at the individual game and summer successes of talented division one recruit Eric Fanning, a productive wingman who plays on the East Coast ...

Eric Fanning, a 6-foot-5, 205-pound power forward/small forward from The Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, is coming off a terrific junior year. Due to his terrific summer, he landed some division one offers and decided to take one extended by Wagner of Staten Island, New York.

Eric hopes to continue making progress in his individual game and develop more consistency in his perimeter game.

SCOUT ALEX KLINE GIVES US HIS THOUGHTS ON ERIC FANNING'S INDIVIDUAL BASKETBALL GAME:

"Eric does a good job of being versatile at 6-foot-5. He can play the 1, 2 and 3 because of his handle. Fanning is a good shooter, who can become great with some more work. He also attacks the rim, but needs to be much more consistent and confident with his game."

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

Eric had a terrific 2010-2011 boy's basketball campaign, producing over 24 points per contest for his team. He also averaged nearly 11 rebounds per game.

ERIC FANNING'S TREMENDOUS GAMES THIS SEASON:

His biggest game last year was eye opening. He ripped off 53 points to help his team defeat Mercy Academy.

According to his AAU coach Matt Pauls of Team NJABC, Fanning also pulled down 16 rebounds in his best game of his career.

PREVIOUS RECRUITING INTEREST FOR ERIC FANNING:

Cornell, James Madison, Boston University, Georgia Southern, Quinnipiac, Stony Brook, Army, Citadel, St. Francis (PA), Colgate, and Drexel.

WHAT TEAM NAJABC HEAD COACH MATT PAULS PREVIOUSLY SAID ABOUT ERIC FANNING AND HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME:

"He practices hard all the time, always looking to make improvements in his game."

PREVIOUS EVALUATION OF ERIC FANNING'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

Eric is a solid student too, opening up some academic options if he wishes to explore them over the next two seasons.

Eric competes very hard on both ends of the court, working hard on every possession.


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