Aliyah Mazyck of Charlotte, N.C., chose Southern California after taking a visit to the West Coast. In the process, the Women of Troy add a dynamic point guard to their 2015-16 roster. Our take on exactly what Mazyck brings to the Los Angeles-based Pac-12 program:
Aliyah Mazyck – Myers Park HS (Charlotte, N.C.) – 2015
Position: Point Guard
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ProspectsNation.com Grade: 4 star plus
Committed College: Southern California
12/14/13 – Freedom Jamboree (Morganton, N.C.) – Brandon Clay
Mazyck has an ideal frame for a point guard who thrives on getting into the teeth of the defense to create. Mazyck showed once again that she can get by just about any point guard in the class off of the dribble drive. Playing for former two-time USA Basketball coach Barbara Nelson seems to have helped Mazyck develop as a distributor. The essay on my teacher class 3 four-star plus prospect did a consistent job here of attacking to score then kicking to the open player when the second line defender stepped up to assist in stopping her. Adding a consistent pull up jump shot will aid to keep that second line defender frozen in no man’s land more times than not.
7/24/13 – Basketball on the Bayou (New Orleans, Louis.) – Stephen Peck
Mazyck is an athletic point guard who can create her own scoring opportunities. She is very good at getting down good essay writing service hill versus the defense.
4/13/13 – PSB Pre-Season Shootout (Suwanee, Ga.) – Jonathan Hemingway
Mazyck is an aggressive on ball defender. She is a driver and does a great job of setting up the defense with a change of pace and change of direction dribble moves. She finishes the ball at a high rate around the rim. In this eval, she showed a flat release on her free throw at the line.
7/7/12 – DFW Elite Tourney (Dallas, TX) – Jonathan Hemingway
The effect of divorce on children essay hyper athletic guard played some on and off the ball here. Mazyck has some wiggle to create space then get downhill though we didn’t see her take a jumper in this setting.
Brandon Clay is the owner of the JumpOffPlus.com International Report, Peach State Basketball, Inc., and ProspectsNation.com. The JumpOffPlus.com is picked up by more than 200 colleges and universities nationwide. He serves as the Executive Camp Director for the Elite Basketball Academy Camps. Clay has been involved in the community since 2001. You can reach him at BrandonClay@PeachStateBasketball.com