New Jersey Guard Hoping To Play At Iona

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a story on Scott Machado ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Scott Machado

HEIGHT: 6-foot-2

WEIGHT: 185 pounds

AAU TEAM AT IS8: New York Elite

AAU TEAM COACHES: Chris Phillips and Eric Jaklitsch

HIGH SCHOOL: St. Benedict's in Newark, New Jersey

PREVIOUS HIGH SCHOOL: St. Mary's High School in Manhasset, New York

POSITION: Point Guard

CLASS: 2008, A current senior

COLLEGE INTERESTS: Machado told us this weekend at IS8: "I'm hoping to play at Iona College next year. I have to wait and see what my test scores will be before I can be sure. Hopefully I will have the answer soon."

PREVIOUS EVALUATIONS:

STRENGTHS: Machado has been impressive when given the responsibility to run the floor show for the teams he competes with as demonstrated by his success over the past year.

Scott also has the ability to score with his dribble on drives to the basket or shaking his defender along the perimeter.

AREA TO IMPROVE: Consistency in his perimeter game


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