East Coast Prospect Continues To Thrive

Reporter Mike Sullivan has an update on East Coast prospect Devin Coleman, who had a great summer and is now thriving in Fall League competition ...

Devin Coleman, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound shooting guard/small forward from Friends Central High School in Wynnewood, Penn., continues to thrive in Fall League competition, according to his coach, Paul Gripper.

Coach Gripper reports that Devin scored 36 points in a recent playoff game to help his team win 72-64.

Coleman, who played at several AAU basketball events for Gripper's Team Phenom AAU program over the summer, increased his value over the past few months by showcasing the ability to score from several spots on the floor.

We've already reported that the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame have shown an increased interest in Coleman's skill level.

Other schools showing interest: La Salle, St. Joe's, St. Bonaventure, Delaware, Temple, Siena, Drexel, Georgia Tech, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Penn State, Stanford, Georgetown, West Virginia, Virginia, Seton Hall, and Florida State.

SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF DEVIN COLEMAN'S SUMMER: *Devin poured in 21 points in helping his team win a first round playoff game in the NIKE Chosen Leauge (19 and under age category). However, Team Phenom lost in a semifinal playoff game to Thaddeus Young, 100-90.

*Devin was the MVP of the Reebok Summer Classic and was named to the All tournament team in an event held at West Virginia in the 16 and under age category Team Phenom team.

*During the summer evaluation month of July, Coleman traveled to Las Vegas and had a nice event. "He scored 31 points to help us advance in the ADIDAS 64," Gripper stated previously.

Devin dropped in 24 points, grabbed four rebounds, and had two assists to help Team Phenom claim a 76-59 victory at the West Virginia Jamfest.

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