New Jersey Senior Has Solid HS Career

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free player profile look at the individual game of Chase Plummer, a senior prospect from the state of New Jersey who will play division one basketball this Fall ...

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: Chase was an impact player for one of the country's top high school basketball programs.

Plummer had a solid year, first overcoming an early season bangup with his knee, averaging around eight points and eight rebounds per contest.

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.

"I'm going to try and work on all parts of my game," said Plummer. "But I want to work on creating my shot off the dribble, whether it's taking a perimeter shot or taking it to the basket."

Chase expects to leave for UMBC in June sometime. "I'm thinking right now around June 14th," he said. "I want to get an early start."

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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