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.”