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Ebony Wells: Chipola College (FL)
After leaving Florida State at the end of her freshman year, Ebony Wells landed at Chipola JUCO in Florida. The 6-3 redshirt sophomore center was an ELITE 150 prospect as a HS senior and has been hearing from both Tennessee Tech and Michigan consistently amongst others. Both schools were part of a large contingent in to see Wells in early September.
Here is her JumpOffPlus.com Report HS Senior year evaluation:
Wells is recovering nicely after an ACL injury kept her out for the better part of the past calendar year. She is a very talented post player with a soft how can critical thinking help in essay writing touch around the basket. More importantly than her natural size is that fact that the four-star center prospect is more than willing to use her frame to fight for post position. Originally committed to Georgia Tech, Wells changed her verbal to Florida State. She will bring a well schooled and smart player to her future college destination.
Tami Morice: Kishwaukee College (IL)
Tami Morice of Kishwaukee (IL) is a 5-foot-11 sophomore swing forward capable of making shots. Following up on a had a big freshman season with multiple 30+ point games, Morice had 52 points in her first two games of 2013-14. In the process she is picking up interest from several Division One colleges along the way. Morice, who is originally from Naperville, Ill., took an official visit to Tennessee State during the month of October but will look to sign in the April period.
Here is her JumpOffPlus.com Report HS Senior get paid to write essays online year evaluation:
Morice provides a potential college roster with a swing forward who shoots the perimeter jumper well enough to stretch the defense. Her range is consistent out past the three point line off the catch. Shooting the ball of the one dribble pull up is also an area that Morice is advanced in at this point in her career. She will go off either hand to shoot her right-handed jumper. She’s much more assertive on the floor offensively these days and is choosing her places to knock down key shots. Her willingness to do all of the little things on the floor to make herself an asset on both ends through her rebounding and being in the right place at the right time more often than not. Her biggest area for improvement is continuing to improve her lateral quickness defensively. Also, her position defense will improve as she continues to play with other talented players as outline for research paper apa her overall IQ is high.
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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
Christian Simmons is a skill development specialist for the Elite Basketball Academy series as well as a contributor to our #JUCORoundup articles on the website. He has been a part of the community since 2011 after playing professionally overseas.