2010 NY Guard Worth Watching This Season

Reporter Mike Sullivan highlights the game of a player from Long Island, a 2010 prospect in Rexton Gordon ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Rexton Gordon

HEIGHT: 6-foot-3

WEIGHT: 170 pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: St. Anthony's High School in Huntington, New York

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Mike Ryan

POSITIONS: Shooting Guard/Small Forward

CLASS: 2010, A Current Junior

AAU TEAM: Long Island Defenders and Long Island Fury

COLLEGE INTERESTS: Brown, Columbia, Bucknell, and other Ivy League and Patriot League schools

FRANK MANTESTA'S PREVIOUS EVALUATION REPORT: STRENGTHS IN REXTON GORDON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: Has the proper skill level to use his handle to take the ball in the paint and create scoring opportunities.

AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT IN REXTON GORDON'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: The physical part of the game will need improvement. But this is an area that can easily be worked on over the next year. Consistency is always an area of any guard's game that will need progress.

EVALUATION: Rexton has time enough to make improvements in his game to be considered for a division one offer. He has the ability also in the classroom to attract academically minded colleges and universities.


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