New York Guard Generating Division One Looks

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a player profile update on the recruiting status of Mike Buffalo, a solid guard prospect from New York who is competing in the state of Connecticut ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Mike Buffalo

HEIGHT: 6-foot-4

WEIGHT: 179 pounds

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL: Wings Academy in Bronx, New York

CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL: South Kent in Connecticut

POSITIONS: Point Guard/Shooting Guard

YEAR: Mike has several options. He has some offers and is generating division one interest from other college basketball programs. In addition, if he wishes to further increase his stock, he could take another year at South Kent.

He's averaged around 10 points a game this season for South Kent, a program that plays a very good competitive schedule. So Buffalo is being tested every game with quality competition.

CURRENT AAU TEAM: Raising Champions

RAISING CHAMPIONS HEAD COACH: Hasani Stewart

NEW COLLEGE INTERESTS: Buffalo has interest from Elon, Arkansas Little Rock, Stony Brook, Florida Atlantic, Gardner-Webb, Buffalo, Manhattan, Monmouth, Detroit, St. Peter's, Rhode Island, Maine, and Long Island University.

GRADE SITUATION: Mike told us he has achieved a qualifying score on the SAT.

STRENGTHS: Is a strong guard, tough mentally, physically able to challenge the bigger bodies near the rim with his drives to the basket.

AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: To play the lead guard slot for a division one program, Mike must improve his quickness to offset a smaller guard's agility


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