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JaKeenan Gant

RCSI: 49 (2014)
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
Weight: 207 lbs (94 kg)
Age: 23
Position: PF
Jerseys: #23, #21, #
High School: Effingham County High School (Georgia)
Hometown: Springfield, GA
College: Louisiana
Current Team: Louisiana
Win - Loss: 17 - 13

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High School Class of 2014: Elite Prospect Scouting Reports, Part One

Jonathan Givony
Jonathan Givony
Sep 27, 2012, 09:46 am
Jonathan Givony

Recruiting Rankings: ESPN: #39, Scout: #40, Rivals: #26, 24/7: #16

Strengths:
-Solid size
-Great frame
-Long wingspan
-Very good athlete
-Elevates around the rim with purpose
-Good first step with big long strides
-Rotates for blocks
-Has a basic post game. Uses quickness and energy, to score inside
-Really competes on defense. Tremendous potential with his length, athleticism and energy
-Crashes the offensive glass

Weaknesses:
-Skill-level is not high at this stage
-Not much of a ball-handler
-Needs to improve as a jump-shooter
-Looks comfortable blending in. Needs to show more willingness to use his tools and talent as he continues to mature

Outlook: Plays the 4 but future is likely at the 3. Will be interesting to see if he continues to grow. Must work on his skill-level as he will be stuck between positions if he doesn't develop a much more polished perimeter game.

Latest results

03/14/2019 69 - 70 vs South Alabama South Alabama
03/09/2019 90 - 87 at Arkansas St Arkansas St
03/07/2019 77 - 72 at Little Rock Little Rock
03/03/2019 80 - 90 vs Appalachian St. Appalachian St.

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