2009 Prospect Should Thrive At Colgate

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a free player profile look at the individual game of Brandon James, who is headed to a terrific academic school in Colgate ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Brandon James

HEIGHT: 6-foot-6 1/2

WEIGHT: 215 pounds

CLASS: 2009, A current senior

POSITION: Power Forward

HIGH SCHOOL: Poughkeepsie (N.Y.)

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Brian Laffin

PREVIOUS EVALUATION OF BRANDON JAMES' INDIVIDUAL GAME: Brandon is a player who can produce a a double-double. He has done so over the past couple of years.

James makes his living near the basket, not afraid to mix it up against the bigger bodies in the paint. If a college is looking for someone who doesn't mind the dirty work near the rim, James is a player to watch and evaluate.

PREVIOUS COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST: Colgate, St. Rose, Siena, St. Francis, Albany, Marist, Fordham, Pace, Boston University, and New Haven

HIS COMMITMENT: Brandon James is going to play basketball and earn a great degree from Colgate, a school that will give him many options in the future.

This is a nice program for Brandon, who will have an impact as a basketball player but will also land a valuable degree.

-- Brian Towey contributed to this player profile update


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