New York Guard's Recruiting Picks Up

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a recruiting update on the status of New York guard prospect Michael Buffalo, who has some division one schools interested in him ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Mike Buffalo

HEIGHT: 6-foot-4

WEIGHT: 177 pounds

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL: Wings Academy in Bronx, New York

CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL: South Kent in Connecticut

POSITIONS: Point Guard/Shooting Guard

YEAR: Mike told us that he's currently on spring break so he's taking it easy after finishing up his season at South Kent. See stats below.

"The recruiting is the same," he said. "I haven't scheduled any visits yet."

*Buffalo averaged nearly 11 points a game, five rebounds and three assists this season for South Kent.

CURRENT AAU TEAM: Raising Champions

RAISING CHAMPIONS HEAD COACH: Hasani Stewart

NEW COLLEGE INTERESTS: "Everything is good," said Buffalo. "This is our first week back, so we will start having coaches come to open gym.

"Fairleigh Dickinson University is showing me a lot of interest. They have been talking with my AAU coach Hasani Stewart. I will be faxing them my transcript and SATs scores later this week."

We previously reported that Buffalo had interest from Elon, Arkansas Little Rock, Florida Atlantic, Gardner-Webb, Buffalo, Manhattan, 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: Mike worked hard on floor leadership and lead guard skills this season for South Kent.


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