Posted On: 08/13/15 5:30 PM

Tony Roe, Travis Hines and I certainly provided our fair share of player evaluations this spring and summer, but we thought we'd give the guys who know the kids best a chance to be vocal: the coaches. 

Dave Morris: Iowa Cornsharks Program Director

2016 Jake Kluender, Spencer, 6’6 SF

“Jake really showcased this year what he can do, last year he kind of wanted to go out and shoot more, and I think he embraced being a power player and getting inside and banging a lot more this year. He’s 6’6 and he can play every position on the floor except point guard. He’s capable of shooting from the outside and making you have to guard him that way, but he can put the ball on the floor, he can hurt you in the mid-range. But the thing I like best about him is his competitiveness, he wants to win, and he wants to do whatever is best for the team. His size and his athleticism are the things that I think could put him at a small Division I school.”


2016 Blake Illg, Spencer, 5’10 PG

Blake is extremely quick, he comes from that Spencer group that is all

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