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Posted On: 01/23/18 4:41 PM
This past weekend, 2019 Huntington Prep forward Quinn Slazinski performed at a high level at the 4th annual ARS/Rescue Rooter Tampa Hoopfest.
Slazinski scored 11 and 18 points in the wins over Oldsmar Christian and Victory Rock. He showed poise as an attacker and used his high-end outside shooting touch.
Previously at Westbury Christian in Houston, Texas before coming to over to West Virginia to suit up at Huntington Prep.
He says living away from home was a different experience for him at first.
“There was a lot of tough times where I was missing my family and home, but I knew this decision would pay off big time for my basketball career,’ Slazinski told Prep Hoops Huntington Prep is a great place to expand your game and compete with some of the best players in the country every day.”
Slazinski says he feels that he’s improved every aspect of his game throughout the year.
In terms of his recruitment, he holds offers from the likes of Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, California, Georgia Tech, TCU and others. He says Virginia, Purdue, UCLA and Vanderbilt have been contacting him the most lately.
Since the 6th grade, Slazinski has been playing for the Houston Defenders of the UAA.
He calls himself a “matchup nightmare” as in he can play any position and is difficult to guard when he lines up anywhere.
Slazinski is full of length at 6’9″ and has the muscle to keep up with bigger players at 210 lbs. He surprises you with his craftiness and quite frankly can do plenty with his frame. His jumper is his best attribute, but he works hard to do a lot more than that on the floor.