NYC Guard Prospect Settles In On JUCO

NYC Guard Prospect Settles In On JUCO

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a player profile update on New York City backcourt prospect Mike Buffalo, who has fled the area to play some JUCO basketball ...


HEIGHT: 6-foot-4

WEIGHT: 180 pounds

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL: Wings Academy in Bronx, New York

PREP SCHOOL IN 2009-2010: South Kent in Connecticut

POSITIONS: Shooting Guard

HOW THE SEASON PROGRESSED FOR MIKE BUFFALO: Mike produced 23 points for his team in a victory over the New York Panthers in the IS8 Spring League held last month.

*Buffalo averaged nearly 11 points a game, five rebounds and three assists this season for South Kent this past season.

CURRENT AAU TEAM: Raising Champions



"My summer was good," said Buffalo. "I played in tourneys in South Carolina, Georgia, and Las Vegas."

Mike is in the process of trying to understand which schools are the most serious. "I haven't set up any visits yet," he said. "I will have to sit down with my parents and AAU coach."

Previously, we reported he had interest in FDU, St. Peter's, Elon, Monmouth, Arkansas Little Rock, Florida Atlantic, and LIU.

*Buffalo said two days ago he has decided to play JUCO ball. "I'm going to New Mexico Military Institute," he said. "I'm going there to work on my game and make myself read for division one chances to play college basketball."

GRADE SITUATION: Mike told us he has achieved a qualifying score on the SAT.

STRENGTHS: Is a strong guard, tough mentally, physically able to challenge the bigger bodies near the rim with his drives to the basket. Recommended Stories

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