Through a dedication to playing against quality competition in the off-season, Tiffany Pate of Thomson, Ga., has become a versatile post presence.
Name: Tiffany Pate – Grad Year: 2014
Location: Thomson, Ga. – School: Briarwood Academy
Current Position: C – Projected Position: C/PF
#PeachStateTV: Brandon Clay talks about Tiffany Pate’s game
Pate is a legitimate post presence. The 6-foot-2 class of 2014 prospect will get out and run the floor in transition. She’s got good hands, catches the basketball high and keeps it high out of harm’s research paper against gun control way. Along with having a nice touch around the rim and at the free throw line, Pate is a quality interior passer. Her ability to rebound the basketball in her area makes it easy for a coach to leave her on the floor for long stretches at a time. Her game has progressed nicely since the first time that our staff had a chance to see her play a couple of years ago. Unlike a lot of players in her size range, Pate is able to play a lot of minutes in a faster paced game because she’s in good shape year-round.
Areas To Improve
In growing her game, Pate continues to emerge as a how much to pay someone to write a paper post prospect who can score the basketball. Adding the consistent face-up jumper out to 15 feet will only allow her to have more options when she arrives on campus. Her touch at the free throw line makes us believe that she has a chance to become a real threat in the offensive game plan if she’ll add that shot to her repertoire. Also, looking to become more comfortable with her left hand around the rim is an aspect of her game that should be a point of emphasis going forward.
The Bottom Line
Size is always at a premium on college rosters. That said, production is just as important. In Pate, a should weed be legalized essay college team is getting both as she has the size to be effective inside. Couple that with her ability to do a lot of the little things on both ends of the floor and Pate looks more and more like a productive post at the next level with each evaluation.
Brandon Clay is the publisher of the￼ JumpOffPlus.com and the owner of Peach State Basketball, Inc. The service is picked up by more than 200 colleges and universities nationwide. He serves as the Executive Camp Director for the EBA Fab Five and Super 64 Camps. Clay has been involved in the community since 2001 as an evaluator, event operator and trainer. You can reach him at BrandonClay@PeachStateBasketball.com