Shadow Mountain High School's skilled 5-foot-10, 165-pound sophomore point guard Jovan Blacksher has blown up as of late - receiving numerous scholarship offers for himself. After recently receiving several scholarship offers, Blacksher has received two more offers to add to his list.
After recently receiving offers from Cal-State Northridge, UC-Davis and Northern Colorado, Blacksher has now also received offers from the University of North Dakota and Fresno State, his biggest offer yet.
Blacksher is a unique guard talent that is coming off a superb sophomore season for himself, and is now beginning to receive serious college recruitment as a result. Blacksher is playing this club season with the highly Adidas-sponsored Compton Magic club basketball program.
This past high school season, Blacksher led his Shadow Mountain team to an amazing 27-1 overall record on the season - losing their only game of the season to top nationally ranked Montverde (Fl) 74-61 at New York's Christ the King High School in the opening round of the Dick's Nationals Basketball Tournament on ESPN.
While it is still very early for Blacksher in his college recruitment, we will continue to keep you posted as Blacksher's recruitment continues to unfold.
Arizona Hoop Review Scouting Report: Blacksher is a unique talent in the state of Arizona. While Blacksher is a smaller point guard prospect, he is a unique talent in the state of Arizona - a highly skilled and talented point guard with an ability to make plays for himself and others almost at will and with flare. This young man is fun to watch perform as he possesses a superb handle of the basketball, excellent court vision and body control, which allows for him to get into the lane when he wants to and make plays at a high level level. He also possesses a nice shooting stroke with excellent range on his shot and a quick release - making him very difficult for opposing guards to defend. Blacksher is a rare find in the state of Arizona, as he possesses a high level of self-confidence in his play, which rubbs off on his teammates and makes players around him much better. He is a high-powered guard prospect that plays much bigger than his size suggests, and is a one-man press-breaker that is dificult to defend. An excellent passer and playmaker. An excellent on-the-ball defender that is capable of becoming a lock-down defender at the next level. Plays passing lanes and gets his hands on the basketball often. A superb young guard prospect that has a true position, which will benefit him nicely in his college recruitment over time.