MBA 16u: Preview & Roster

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Posted On: 04/5/18 11:07 AM

MBA (Michigan Basketball Academy) has established itself as a powerful program, not just on the west side of the state, but throughout Michigan. The 16u MBA team has a strong roster with a nice mix of talent and skills. They will make a lot of noise over the spring and summer.

College coaches will want to pay attention to the MBA 16u’s collection of talent. Their roster is filled with players that could help many college programs in the future. They have one of the top floor leaders in the state in Max Perez and one of the best athletes in Michigan with Mykeal Bingham. MBA 16u will feature some dangerous shooters with Menalito McGee, Mitch Cook, Stone Smeenge, and Devin BoydDrew Weber will provide toughness and rebounding in the paint while Justin Davis adds athleticism and versatility. MBA 16u adds length and athleticism with Oskar OlsenChuck Woodhams and Mitch Wilkinson will bring energy and defense to the roster.

Head Coach: Milo Stovall

Mykeal Bingham (6’7, F, Grand Rapids Catholic Central)

“Huge upside, very athletic, long and plays above the rim.. can step out and knock down the 3… rebounds and a shot blocker.. capable of being a stat stuffer.” – Coach Stovall

Devin Boyd (6’1, G, Grand Rapids Catholic Central)

“Spot up shooter, but can put the ball on the floor, has a nice 15ft pull up game, great defender and court vision, always looking for the open man after breaking down his defender.” – Coach Stovall

Mitch Cook (6’2, G, Williamston)

“Spot up shooter, hard worker, very smart and crafty… good defender, does all the dirty work.. shoots the ball well from the outside and not afraid to drive the ball and finish at the basket.” – Coach Stovall

Justin Davis (6’7, F, Kalamazoo Central)

“Athletic, plays above the rim, can knock down the 15ft consistently… rebounding machine, and capable of stepping out to the 3pt line… shot blocker, runs the floor very well.” – Coach Stovall

Menalito McGee (5’10, G, Wyoming)

“Unlimited range… great defender and has the heart of a lion.. can break down the defense and get his own shot or sees the entire floor to dish for the easier basket.”

– Coach Stovall

Oskar Olssen (6’6, F, East Grand Rapids)

“Long, athletic… high motor, can knock down the 3 and put the ball on the floor.”

– Coach Stovall

Max Perez (6’0, G, Hudsonville)

“Pure shooter, crafty and deceptively quick… can score from anywhere on the floor… plays defense just as hard as offense… floor general.” – Coach Stovall

Stone Smeenge (6-3, G, Hudsonville)

“Spot up shooter… plays hard, great basketball iQ.” – Coach Stovall

Drew Weber (6’4, C, Hopkins)

“Good footwork, uses body well against taller defenders, good strong rebounder that can step out an hit the 3 also.” – Coach Stovall

Mitch Wilkinson (6’4, G/F, Forest Hills Central)

“Energizer, plays hard on both ends of the floor.. spot up shooter, and deceptively plays above the rim… good rebounder that runs the floor looking for easy baskets.” -Coach Stovall

Chuck Woodhams (6’3, G, Otsego)

“Just a flat out true scorer, inside/outside, drive, pull up can do it all… most impressed that he plays both ends of the floor with the same energy.” – Coach Stovall