Last Look: Player Profile On Brandon James

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a last look at the high school career of Brandon James, who will compete for an academically gifted school in Colgate ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Brandon James

HEIGHT: 6-foot-6 1/2

WEIGHT: 218 pounds

CLASS: 2009, A graduating 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: James chose Colgate over interest from St. Rose, Siena, St. Francis, Albany, Marist, Pace, Boston University, and New Haven

HIS FUTURE: Brandon James should have a great career both athletically and academically. He's likely to be an impact player on a decent level for his individual game.

In addition, if he works hard, he'll come away with a very valuable degree academically and have a solid future once he graduates from this terrific school.


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