Final Look: Productive Wing Eric Fanning

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free look at the individual game and high school career of productive wing player Eric Fanning, who has the ability to produce points in bunches ...

Eric Fanning, a 6-foot-5, 208-pound shooting guard and small forward from The Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, had a wonderful high school and prep career as he made terrific progress in his individual game.

Fanning does have the ability to score points and should be an impact player on the division one level competing for Wagner College, located in Staten Island, New York, starting in the fall.

During his regular season as a prep player, raced past the 1,000 point mark. Eric previously hit a last second shot to lead his team to a thrilling win during the regular season. Fanning averaged close to 24 points a game.

DESCRIPTION OF ERIC FANNING'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

A very productive player from the offensive side of the ball, Eric is working on becoming stronger and preparing to be an impact player for Wagner College, a division one college basketball located on Staten Island in New York City.

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, scoring over 24 points per contest for his team. He also averaged nearly 11 rebounds per game.

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:

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."


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