Area Big Man Worth Watching This Season

Reporter Mike Sullivan has an update on the summer of David Samuels, a big man who has some decent division one interest in his skill level ...

PLAYER PROFILE UPDATE: David Samuels

HEIGHT: 6-foot-6 1/2

WEIGHT: 215 pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: Blessed Sacrament in New Rochelle, New York

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Gregory Wilson

POSITIONS: Power Forward/Center

CLASS: 2010, A rising senior. School begins next week in the New York area after the Labor Day weekend.

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITIES RECRUITING INTERESTS:

Samuels has scholarship offers from Drexel, Fairfield, Iona, Loyola and Robert Morris.

He also has interest from St. Peter's, Buffalo, LaSalle, Siena, Albany, St. Francis, Quinnipiac, Stony Brook, Manhattan, Seton Hall, St. John's, and Rutgers

PREVIOUS LOOK AT DAVID SAMUELS' INDIVIDUAL GAME:

David uses his frame wisely near the rim to score. He makes him living in the paint and is working hard on his perimeter game to make himself more balanced offensively.

*HIS SUMMER:

At Holy Cross High School in Flushing, New York, David showed the ability to score near the rim and be relentless. As he becomes stronger, he'll finish more consistently around the basket.


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