Player Profile: A Look At Fordham Prospect

A look at the individual game of Jiovanny Fontan who is already committed to Fordham University ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Jiovanny Fontan

HEIGHT: 6-foot-1

WEIGHT: 175 Pounds

CLASS: 2008, a rising senior

POSITION: Point Guard

HIGH SCHOOL: St. Anthony's High School in Jersey City, New Jersey

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Bobby Hurley, Sr.

AAU PROGRAM; Playaz Basketball Club of New Jersey

AAU PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Jimmy Salmon

STRENGTHS: Getting to the basket, good passer. Off drive. Finds open man and can also dish and find the big bodies around the basket. His ballhandling is also considered a strength.

RECRUITING: Fontan has already given a verbal commitment to Fordham

CONCLUSION: Jiovanny is a strong guard who can get to basket and finish. He is also an excellent passer on drive for open three or dump down to big man for easy dunk. Fontan is very strong with the ball and good in traffic.

As his perimeter game improves, he is going to be a terrific addition for the Fordham basketball program.


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