A Look At Game Of Upstate Forward From Albany

Reporter Mike Sullivan updates us on the game of Shimeek Johnson ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Shimeek Johnson

HEIGHT: 6-foot-6 1/2

WEIGHT: 175 Pounds

POSITIONS: Small Forward/Power Forward

CLASS: 2008

HIGH SCHOOL: Bishop Maginn in Albany, New York

AAU PROGRAM: Albany City Rocks


RECRUITING INTEREST: Fordham, Siena, Marist, Towson, St. Bonaventure

FRANK MANTESTA'S VIEW ON THE STRENGTHS IN SHIMEEK JOHNSON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: He has a nice mid outside jumper. Shimeek is a sound defender. He has good size and a stable handle.

FRANK MANTESTA'S CONCLUSION OF SHIMEEK JOHNSON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: Shimeek has nice size and is an excellent ball handler. He also as a very good touch mid range and out. As he puts on pounds he will include a post game. He is fundamentally strong especially on the defensive side of the ball.

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