New Jersey Senior Prospect Having Solid Year

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a player profile update on the season of senior prospect Chase Plummer of St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Chase Plummer

HEIGHT: 6-foot-5

WEIGHT: 200 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: Early in the season, Plummer had to overcome a knee injury. He mended quickly and has been producing eight points and eight rebounds per contest.

"I'm doing good," Plummer said. "We are playing well. Just going through this whole situation with the state so we are just trying to come together and win.

"We are focusing on having fun playing St. Pat's basketball."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 competes for one of the country's top head coaches in Kevin Boyle and should be college ready.

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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