Soph Guard From Long Island Making Progress

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a player profile update on underclassman guard Tyler Harris of Long Island Lutheran High School in Brookville, New York ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Tyler Harris

HEIGHT: 6-foot-4

WEIGHT: 162 pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: Long Island Lutheran in Brookville, N.Y.

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Brian Carey

POSITIONS: Shooting Guard/Point Guard/Small Forward/

CLASS: 2011 Class

AAU PROGRAM: Unique All Stars

AAU HEAD COACH: Torrel Harris

RECRUITING UPDATE: The month of January will test all the players from Long Island Lutheran, including the emerging skill level of Tyler Harris.

LuHi is without its best player in Tobias Harris, still nursing an injury to his ankle.

So it gives plenty of important minutes and chances for players like his younger brother to shine.

"He's making progress every game," said his dad, Torrel.

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST: Delaware, Duquesne, Fordham, St. Francis. FRANK MANTESTA'S AND MIKE SULLIVAN'S PREVIOUS EVALUATION:

STRENGTHS: Smart player, has the abiklity to drop the basketball in the bucket from the perimeter

AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: As he matures, his body will strengthen and his consistency scoring near the rim will improve

EVALUATION: Tyler has grown four inches in the last couple of months. He can shoot the ball and now with his added size he will add more of a post game to his overall game.


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