Griz recruit: Jordan Reetz

reetz2I have heard that the Griz basketball staff is recruiting Jordan Reetz of Fall Creek high school in Wisconsin. Reetz is listed at 6-5 on most of the recruiting services, but I am told that he is now closer to 6-6. He projected to play small forward in college, but many feel he also has the skills to play the shooting guard.

On the surface he really reminds me of current Griz, Ryan Staudacher in so much that Reetz is considered a deep and deadeye shooter from beyond the 3 point arc. He is also receiving some recruiting attention as an all state quarterback, but I am told basketball is what he wants to play in college. I am not sure if it is complete fair comparison, but in these two areas they seem to compare.  My impression, though, is that Reetz is a much better post up player, and is very comfortable taking smaller guards into the paint to use his superior height.

Reetz averaged 19 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 assist a game while shooting 46 % from the field, 44 % from three-point range (on a whopping 82 attempts) and70 % from the foul line. His Fall Creek Crickets (you have to love that name) made it to the state championship tourney, last year and are expected to be contenders again next year. For his efforts he was named to the Division 3 WBCA All-State first team. He is also ranked as the #12th college prospect in the State of Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Sports Network.


Here is a quote from his high school coach when asked about his D-1 potential.

There is a lot of talk about teams not being sure if Jordan is as good horizontally as they want him to be. But I keep telling coaches that this kid is a very skilled basketball player. The kid flat out shoots, he unofficially made more three-pointers than anybody at the Milwaukee tournament, I mean the kid made at least 21 threes in that tournament and shot over 50 percent from beyond the arc. Jordan is getting to the basket, he’s defending athletic basketball players on the defensive end. I don’t know what more they want to see because you know that they won’t get to see this in his high school season as he’s going to destroy his competition in high school.

Here is another quote from his AAU coach:

“Jordan is a kid out of Wisconsin, a 6-foot-6 kid. He played real good for us down low and he shot the basketball real well for us this weekend. Jordan is a real fundamentally sound kid.”

Prior to this spring most of Reetz recruiting attention was coming from local D-2 schools, but last spring he named a Top Performer in a Chicago AAU tourney and was invited back to the Reebok All American Camp in Philadelphia on July 6-10. Based on his strong performances at both camps his recruitment is starting to take off. Reetz recently received an offer from Northeastern, and I am told that Montana is expected to offer soon if they have not already. Eastern Kentucky has also been showing some serious interest also. Additionally Wisconsin, Northern Iowa, Wisconsin-GB, South Dakota, and South Dakota State are also involved.

It should be noted that the Griz seem to be putting more resources in the upper mid-west recruiting. Do not be surprised that with the shuffling of their assistant coaches this year that this area becomes more of a hot bed for the Griz.


0 Responses to “Griz recruit: Jordan Reetz”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

July 2009
« Jun   Aug »

Mslacat on Twitter

RSS Binford’s Blog

  • CHAMPIONSHIPS November 18, 2014
    This past weekend we opened up at Boise State, my Alma Mater, where they had an Alumni Reunion and recognized our 1993-94 Big Sky Champion Team who was also nationally ranked. What an amazing season that was, and what an fantastic experience to be a part of. Although our Bobcats didn't win that night, it was a nice distraction to have dinner after the g […]
    noreply@blogger.com (Coach Binford)

RSS Coach Scanson’s BLOG

  • To whom this may concern... August 6, 2010
    I am talking to you Dan Muscatell. I am talking to all of you on twitter begging me for more blog. I know you missed me, little did I know that you were craving more blog. I put it on the to-do list and then moved it straight to the top.Montana Coaches Association - 2010 ClinicThis event gets better every year for me. It's not that the speakers are any […]
    Coach Scanson

RSS TW Courtside

  • Stock Watch: Week One November 18, 2009
    I’m back! Now that the season has started it’s time to fire TW Courtside back up for another season. Things look a whole lot different in the Big Sky this year, thanks to graduation. This will be an exciting year!This past week we finally got a chance to see all of the Big Sky teams in action. Albeit, it is always tough to gauge teams at this point because m […]

RSS MSU – Volleyball Blog

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS The Cat-Griz Insider

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS Montana Recruiting News

  • This RSS feed URL is deprecated February 19, 2018
    This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
  • Montana Album: Face slap during basketball game almost leads to trouble - Great Falls Tribune February 16, 2018
    Great Falls TribuneMontana Album: Face slap during basketball game almost leads to troubleGreat Falls TribuneAs a result of this activity and some publicity, several glasses have been sent in to the local recruiting office. It is probable that a number have been shipped to the assistant secretary of the navy directly. In further explanation of the government […]
  • Bobby Hauck announces Montana Grizzly football recruits - MontanaSports February 7, 2018
    MontanaSportsBobby Hauck announces Montana Grizzly football recruitsMontanaSportsLorenzo Brown, DE, 6-4, 230, Las Vegas, Nev. (Desert Pines HS). 2018: Brown will enroll at the University of Montana as a true freshman in the fall of 2018. High School: Three-time letterman in football and two-time basketball letterman at Desert Pines ...and more »
  • Dahlberg Arena atmosphere helps Montana stay perfect | Sports ... - Montana Kaimin February 14, 2018
    Montana KaiminDahlberg Arena atmosphere helps Montana stay perfect | Sports ...Montana KaiminMontana has rampaged through the Big Sky Conference during its 2017-18 campaign. The team is 13-0 in league play with its sights set on winning the Big Sky Tournament for.and more »
  • Molly Schmitz, daughter of Argo Hall of Famer, signs with ... - MontanaSports February 13, 2018
    MontanaSportsMolly Schmitz, daughter of Argo Hall of Famer, signs with ...MontanaSports(Argo Athletics Media Release) GREAT FALLS, Mont. – A fourth member has been added to the 2018 Recruiting Class for the University of Providence women's basketball program.and more »


  • 392,028

%d bloggers like this: