Long Island Prospect Has High D-1 Interest

Reporter Mike Sullivan has an updated player profile look at the individual game of J.J. Moore, who competed last year at Brentwood High School on Long Island, New York ...

PLAYER PROFILE UPDATE: J.J. Moore

HEIGHT: 6-foot-6 1/2

WEIGHT: 181 pounds

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL: Brentwood High School in Brentwood, New York (Long Island)

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Anthony Jimenez

HIGH SCHOOL: South Kent in Connecticut

*"He's really enjoying South Kent," said his mom, Monique Ballard. "We're very happy we made this decision."

POSITIONS: Shooting Guard/Small Forward/Power Forward

CLASS: 2010, a current senior

AAU TEAMS: New York Panthers, Long Island Defenders and Long Island Fury

COLLEGE INTERESTS: St. John's, Providence, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, Marquette, Oklahoma, and Seton Hall.

"The in home visits went well," said Monique. "I enjoyed meeting the coaches and hearing about the schools. There are two schools I liked a lot."

Monique wouldn't tell us who they were but she indicated it was going to be a tough decision for her son.

J.J. does plan on taking more visits too. Recently reported by Mike Hughes of the Louisville site here on this network, he'll visit Rick Pitino's program soon and perhaps Florida.

St. John's is supposed to visit J.J. up at South Kent today.

FRANK MANTESTA'S PREVIOUS EVALUATION REPORT:

STRENGTHS IN JONATHAN MOORE'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: Getting on the class, explosive to the basket, effective slasher to the rim


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