17
Dec
09

Montana Preps: Jackie Mee


Jackie Mee is the one Montana women’s prep basketball player/prospect this year, who getting absolutely no love this year from D-1 coaches. As many of you know I have been touting her since this summer as one of the better prospects in the 2010 class, but as many of you also know I am not a D-1 coach.

Well I am going to do it again.

If Mee does sign with a D-1 club this spring, which I think is a strong possibility, she will be the 7th Montana girl’s prep to player with a D-1 club, and I think some how she is being hurt by a numbers game? Nobody wants to take the 7th best player in Montana? I have been talking to quite a few very knowledgably basketball folks in Montana and I am convinced that she is a stronger prospect than a few of the girls already committed.

The knock on Mee is that she may not be quick enough to play defense at the Big Sky level. Despite that she is a 4 sport all state caliber athlete. I always thought she would fit the Lady Griz system to a tee, and I was very surprised when they passed her by this fall. The Lady Griz, I am told though, really have a log jam at the post position, choose to offer Kellie Cole, a shooting guard instead. As for the Bobcat women, I believe a power forward / center would fit their recruiting needs rather nicely, but they do not seem to be all that interested either. Binford likes quick mobile post so I am better that Mee’s foot speed, has something to do with it.

All of that said, though, Mee has gone out this season and put scoring numbers 41 points, 12 points and 25 points in her first three games of the season. She is hitting, I believe over 50% from 3 point range (7 for 12 in one game) and averaging over 10 rebounds a game. I was told by some one who watched the Big Sky Hoops AAU team this summer that Mee, Tory Hill and Jordan Sullivan were the top 3 players on the Squad. Mee played the 2, 3 and 4 positions for Big Sky Hoops in one stretch when Sullivan was injured. On paper she certainly looks like a D-1 prospect.

I know others – like a couple D-1 coaches in this state- disagree with me, but I really think Mee can contribute a Big Sky club. The Women’s teams get 15 scholarships every year, and they do not always fill them, I would think a 6-1 post, that can shoot the three like no one’s business and is an all state athlete is worth taking a chance on. To be honest I do not think it is that much of a chance

The Bobcat Women have one scholarship left for the fall. The Lady Griz have filled all of their scholarships already, but do not be surprised if a scholarship does open up this spring, So I think there are still a chance that she could get some looks if she continues her stellar play this winter. Also do not count out Weber State who has been having some luck in the state of Montana.

The Missoulain has a rather nice article on Mee today (12-17-09) which I will have a link, which is good, read. Click here to read it.

Advertisements

0 Responses to “Montana Preps: Jackie Mee”



  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


December 2009
M T W T F S S
« Nov   Jan »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

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 […]
    Tyler

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 December 13, 2017
    This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
  • Montana Tech women add two to 2018 recruiting class - MontanaSports December 7, 2017
    MontanaSportsMontana Tech women add two to 2018 recruiting classMontanaSportsBUTTE — Montana Tech head women's basketball coach Carly Sanon announced the signing of two Montana products for next fall. Aubrey McMaster and Megan Delaney committed to playing basketball for the Orediggers next year. “We are excited Aubrey is going ...
  • Dawson CC signs first player of 2018 recruiting class - MontanaSports December 8, 2017
    MontanaSportsDawson CC signs first player of 2018 recruiting classMontanaSportsGLENDIVE – Dawson Community College Buccaneer Basketball Coach Joe Peterson announced the signing of Jaron Masis Friday. Originally from Limon, Costa Rica, Masis is a 6'9 210 lb senior at iTec Preparatory Academy in El Paso, Texas where he plays for ...
  • Belgrade's Dawson Fowler commits to Montana Western hoops - MontanaSports December 7, 2017
    MontanaSportsBelgrade's Dawson Fowler commits to Montana Western hoopsMontanaSportsBELGRADE — One of Southwest Montana's top high school basketball talents will be staying close to home at the next level. Belgrade boy's standout Dawson Fowler signed on to join the Montana Western Bulldogs on Wednesday morning. For the senior ready ...Fowler si […]
  • Texas connection: Nicholas latest freshmen to find success for Griz hoops - Montana Kaimin December 8, 2017
    Texas connection: Nicholas latest freshmen to find success for Griz hoopsMontana KaiminThere has been one component for Montana men's basketball that has been consistent for at least five seasons, a freshman who has solidified a strong supporting role on the team. Current players that were once strong freshmen, like Fabijan Krslovic ...

Categories

  • 391,193

%d bloggers like this: