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Posted On: 03/9/18 8:31 PM
Chase Meredith is a player that should be on every D2/D3 coach’s radar. He is a big part of Canton’s regular season success this year. Meredith has a nice jump shot but is also a huge presence down low. He is matchup problem measuring in at 6’7. During his breakout senior campaign, he averaged 12 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 2 APG, 1.5 SPG, and .7 BPG. We caught up with Meredith and got to know him better. Learn more about Canton’s 6’7 matchup problem below.
Question: What are the biggest strengths of your game?
Chase Meredith: I would say my biggest strength is I’m a well rounded basketball player and a good leader.
Question: What do you need to improve on to take your game to the next level?
Chase Meredith: I need to get my shooting more consistent.
Question: What sets you apart from your competitors?
Chase Meredith: I’m different from other players in the fact that I’m a grit player, the hardworker, the guy who does the dirty work.
Question: Walk us through the process of the Cleveland State Preferred Walk-on offer you received earlier in the season.
Chase Meredith: Well the coaches from CSU had been coming to a lot of our games because they are recruiting B.Artis (Canton PG) and they just kind of took notice of me.
Question: Have you been recruited by any colleges yet besides Cleveland State?
Chase Meredith: I have offers from Sienna Heights, Concordia Ann Arbor, Madonna, and Albion. I have been recruited by Saginaw Valley State, U of M Dearborn, and Cornerstone.
Question: What is your favorite class in school?
Chase Meredith: My favorite class is probably AP Micro/Macro.
Question: What do you plan on majoring in?
Chase Meredith: I plan to major in business finance.
Question: What is a short term goal you have?
Chase Meredith: I would really like to come in and start and have a serious impact with what college I choose.
Question: What is a long term goal you have?
Chase Meredith: A long term goal I have is to graduate college and to finish my basketball career in college as a great player.
Question: Which college or NBA player do you consider your game to be most similar to? Why?
Chase Meredith: I would compare myself to Nikola Jokic because he is very talented in every aspect of the game.