HIGH SCHOOL: Christ The King High School in Middle Village, New York
HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Bob Oliva
AAU TEAM: Team Odom
TEAM ODOM HEAD COACH: Artie Cox
POSITIONS: Small Forward/Power Forward
DESCRIPTION OF RYAN PEARSON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: Ryan is a a smooth-moving lefty forward who has an uncanny knack for slicing through defenders for baskets on his drives to the rim.
INTERESTED SCHOOLS: Massachusetts, Stopny Brook, Manhattan, Iona, and George Mason
FRANK MANTESTA'S VIEWS ON RYAN PEARSON'S GAME: Ryan's strengths are his mid-range game. He is a great passer. He has good handle for his size and good rotation on shot.
The areas he needs to improve is he could add some more strength to his game which would help him to score more consistently around the basket.
EVALUATION OF RYAN PEARSON: Ryan has shown the improved skill to defend the three slot on the defensive side of the ball, allowing him to be a more attractive recruit for college coaches.