New York City Guard Prospect Going West

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Posted Aug 13, 2010


Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free player profile look at the individual game of Mike Buffalo, who has decided to bypass another year of prep school in favor of some JUCO ball ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Mike Buffalo

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

RAISING CHAMPIONS HEAD COACH: Hasani Stewart

COLLEGE INTEREST:

"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."

Buffalo said he is looking forward to the opportunity of playing JUCO ball. Mike is a tough player who can score near the rim on drives to the basket. We will keep you updated on his year.

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



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