Player Profile Update: Upstate Guard Prospect

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a player profile update on Taran Buie ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Taran Buie

HEIGHT: 6-foot-2

WEIGHT: 170 Pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: Bishop Maginn High School in Albany, New York

AAU PROGRAM: Albany City Rocks in Albany, New York

ALBANY CITY ROCKS PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Jim Hart

CLASS: 2010 (A rising sophomore

JIM HART ON TARON BUIE'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: "Taran has the ability to play high division one college basketball because he is an athletic guard who can score around the basket.

"I like his skills a lot and his competitiveness. If he continues to work hard he will be one of the best players in his class."

EARLY SCHOOLS OF INTEREST FOR TARON BUIE: Buie's list has changed a little, according to Albany City Rocks program director Jim Hart. "Virginia, Ohio State, Georgetown, Syracuse are just a few schools that have expressed early interest. It's important to understand obviously he is very young and has three more years of competing on the high school level," Hart said.

Hart also mentioned Xavier of Ohio, Fordham, and Providence.


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