New Jersey Prospect Returns From Injury

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a look at the season for New Jersey senior prospect Chase Plummer, who will play division one college basketball next season ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Chase Plummer

HEIGHT: 6-foot-5

WEIGHT: 203 Pounds

POSITIONS: Small Forward/Power Forward

HIGH SCHOOL: St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Kevin Boyle

CHASE'S THOUGHTS ON HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME AND HIS PROGRESS OVER THE SUMMER AND FALL: Chase had been recovering from a knee injury. However, he said he's back playing for St. Patrick High School, a program that plays a top notch schedule.

"I'm back," said Chase. "I'm still banged up. But I'll be okay."

WHAT CHASE PLUMMER PREVIOUSLY TOLD US ABOUT HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME:

"My perimeter game definitely improved. I think all around too. I made great leaps and bounds improving my leadership skills too. But I'm always looking to improve all parts of my game whether it's during the summer or during practice."

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST: Chase committed to UMBC. Plummer should be able to be a very productive player at this school in this league.

Plummer competes for one of the country's top head coaches in Kevin Boyle and should be college ready, able to make a contribution as a freshman.

Plummer previously considered interest from Boston University and Quinnipiac.

PREVIOUS EVALUATION REPORT:

WHAT HIS AAU COACH MATT PAULS OF TEAM NJABC THINKS OF CHASE PLUMMER'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: "He plays for a great coach (Kevin Boyle) in a great high school basketball program. He's learning everyday and that includes practice. He has some good upside to his game and I expect him to be even better by the time he's graduating high school."

EVALUATION ON CHASE PLUMMER'S INDIVIDUAL GAME: He's tough in the paint. Developing a more consistent game with his short jumper. Working on the skills to play more small forward, including ballhandling.


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