East Coast Forward Starts Off Season Strong

East Coast Forward Starts Off Season Strong

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a player profile update on East Coast prospect Devin Coleman, who recently had a productive game in a tournament ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Devin Coleman

HEIGHT: 6-foot-3

WEIGHT: 181 Pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: Friends Central High School in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Jason Polykoff

AAU PROGRAM: Team Phenom out of Philadelphia

AAU HEAD COACH: Paul Gripper

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST: Most of the Atlantic Ten is showing interest in Coleman early on in his recruiting process. Big East programs Notre Dame and Providence are monitoring his progress too.

Other schools that have expressed interest at one time over the past few months: St. Bonaventure, Delaware, St. Joe's, Siena, Drexel, Georgia Tech, Wisconsin, Penn State, Stanford, Georgetown, Massachusetts, West Virginia, La Salle, Virginia, Seton Hall, and Florida State.

SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF DEVIN COLEMAN:

Devin produced 22 points to help his high school team upend Mercersburg, 64-45, in the 2009 FSL MAPL Challenge.

His team has won its first three games.

Coleman, a junior shooting guard/small forward, had a terrific summer too.

SOME OF DEVIN COLEMAN'S BEST GAMES DURING THE SUMMER:

*Devin poured in 21 points in helping his team win a first round playoff game in the NIKE Chosen Leauge (19 and under age category). However, Team Phenom lost in a semifinal playoff game to Thaddeus Young, 100-90.

*Devin was the MVP of the Reebok Summer Classic and was named to the All tournament team in an event held at West Virginia in the 16 and under age category Team Phenom team.

*During the summer evaluation month of July, Coleman traveled to Las Vegas and had a nice event. "He scored 31 points to help us advance in the ADIDAS 64," Gripper stated previously.

Devin dropped in 24 points, grabbed four rebounds, and had two assists to help Team Phenom claim a 76-59 victory at the West Virginia Jamfest.

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