Player Profile: Holy Cross Forward

Reporter Frank Mantesta was at IS8 to review several players including Ernest Freeman of Holy Cross ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Ernest Freeman

HEIGHT: 6-foot-6

WEIGHT: 215 Pounds

POSITION: Power Forward

HIGH SCHOOL: Holy Cross High School in Flushing, New York

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Paul Gilvary

CLASS: 2008, A Senior

COLLEGE INTERESTS: Manhattan and Fordham

STRENGTHS: Ernest is very athletic for his size. Freeman is strong but still possesses a maturing body. He is a tremendous rebounder and has good post moves around basket.

AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: Ernest is a little raw. He will need more experience and confidence.

IS8 EVALUATION: Ernest is starting to get a lot of calls from local mid majors in the tri-state area. They should not wait. As his high school season begins, with the level of competition he plays, colleges will flock to him.

He has nice size and is very athletic. Freeman runs the floor well. He has the ability to catch ball. He has soft hands and combined with a tenacious rebounding attitude, it is a lethal combination.


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