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Grizzly recruit: Roosevelt Scott


I have heard that Wayne Tinkle and the Griz coaching staff are recruiting Roosevelt Scott of Saint Paul Johnson high school in St. Paul, Minnesota. Scott is a 6-3, 180 shoot guard who has really been rising on the national recruiting scene since this winter.

Scott averaged 11 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals per game, while shooting 56% from the floor last season. He is a very athletic and well balanced guard, and has the reputation as a lock down defender.

Scott was recently was rated by MinnesotaPreps.com as the #2 shooting guard in the state of Minnesota. He also got some consideration on the top point guard list before they decided to put him on the Shooting guard list. Here is what they had to say about putting him on the list.

Roosevelt Scott is the best on ball defender in the state. Some consider him one of the premier defenders in the country. He can handle the rock and he can get his teammates easy looks. He has a killer instinct and can impact a game on both ends of the floor. My votes are for Kyle and Roosevelt even though I consider Coleman the best shooting guard prospect. But Roosevelt is closer than you think. Roosevelt is a top five player in the state. No doubt in my mind. Pump N Run played man 90 percent of the time this past year and Roosevelt guarded and handled some of the best. Coleman is a highlight reel but Roosevelt is a better defender and play-maker. Coleman gets his but Roosevelt gets his and makes everybody better.”

Here are some evaluations from Jerry Meyers of Rivals .com

April 2010
Roosevelt Scott (St. Paul Johnson) is a much different player than he was a year ago. He definitely is a division one athlete with length that seems to go on forever and he’s learned to use that length well. Defensively Scott was active all day getting numerous deflections and steals and going the other way to finish in high tempo fashion. He’s making a decent amount of his treys and Roosevelt has also developed more physically looking like a much stronger kid. Great pick-up for the Minnesota Pump N Run.

May 2010
Roosevelt Scott (2011 Minnesota Pump N Run)– While splitting time watching to courts, every time I looked at the Minnesota Pump N Run court, this 6-foot-3 shooting guard was making a play. He controlled the defensive boards, led a number of successful fast breaks, broke down the defensive in the half court off the bounce and knocked down his one three-point attempt. Also the best defender on the court, Scott played with an impressive energy level. In fact, all I could think about while watching him is how he reminded me of the Butler guards from this past year.

ESPN gave him an 85 rating, ranked him as the 102th shooting guard in the country.

May, 2010:Scott is a tremendous on the ball defender because of his extremely long arms, good instincts and quick feet. Roosevelt excels with the basketball when he has space on the floor to create scoring opportunities. On drives, Roosevelt will finish with floaters, acrobatic lay-ups and above the rim or monstrous dunks in traffic. Roosevelt is a rhythm jump shooter off the bounce. He needs to become more accurate with his shot, but when he gets hot, he can make fall away jumpers, step back threes and pull-up threes in transition. Roosevelt has a motor, but he does not use this motor all the time and this is why he can come and go in games.

March, 2010: Scott is a long, athletic player who has emerged this season. He is outstanding in transition and is an excellent defender. Scott’s high school team utilizes an effective full-court press, which allows him to use his long arms and quickness to get turnovers. He is a good finisher who can play above the rim. He has a good mid range jumper, but needs to improve his three-point shooting ability.

Scott has received offers from Cal State Northridge, Northern Colorado, Northern Illinois, and South Dakota with Boise State, Eastern Kentucky, Montana, and North Dakota State showing serious interest.

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