MBA 17u: Preview & Roster

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Posted On: 04/9/18 2:25 PM

MBA (Michigan Basketball Academy) will be a team to see this spring and summer. They have college talent from point guard to center. MBA 17u will have players for coaches  from to see at all levels, including Division 1. This team can and will make noise at a local, regional, and national level this season.

ROSTER

Clayton Dykhouse

High School: Zeeland East (Zeeland, MI)

Position: 1-2

Class: 2019

Height: 6’0

Weight: 150

GPA: 3.1

Stats: 21ppg, 5.1apg, 53% 3-point

“Quick and energetic 1-2 guard with great communication skills. Recognized by BCAM as one of the top free throw shooters in the state of Michigan. Works very hard at developing his game and looks to be coached.” – Coach Hammer

Interest: D2, D3, NAIA

Nolan Foster

High School: Mattawan (Mattawan, MI)

Position: 4-5

Class: 2019

Height: 6-10

Weight: 215

GPA: 3.6

Stats: 12ppg, 9rpg, 4bpg

”Can play either 4-5 positions with range allowing him to stretch beyond perimeter to consistently knock down 3-point or mid-range jump shot. Nolan is also effective around the post with his back to the basket moves. He is a threat as a shot blocker, with a wingspan of over 7’0”. Nolan is capable of being a Mr. Basketball candidate for 2019.”

– Coach Hammer

Interest: Has D1 offers.

Nathan Lauer 

High School: Caledonia (Caledonia, MI)

Position: 2-3

Class: 2019

Height: 6’3

Weight: 165

GPA: 3.0

Stats: 11ppg, 5rpg, 3apg, 2spg

”Nathan was hampered by injuries his junior year. He has bounced back looking to have a strong senior season. Nathan is a lock-down shooter who can also play above the rim. He has great leadership skills and is a gym-rat.”

– Coach Hammer

Interest: D3, NAIA

Logan LePage

High School: Corunna (Corunna, MI)

Position: 1-3

Class: 2019

Height: 6’4

Weight: 190

GPA: 3.6

Stats: 11ppg, 7.6apg

”Logan has a great body which allows him to create space for his jump-shots along with getting to the rim for easy finishes. His frame also helps him rebound on both ends of the floor.” – Coach Hammer

Interest: D3, NAIA

TJ McKenzie

High School: North Muskegon (Muskegon, MI)

Position: 1-3

Class: 2019

Height: 6’4

Weight: 186

GPA: 3.7

Stats: 19ppg, 8rpg, 40% 3-point

”TJ can shoot the 3-ball really well, as we’ll as getting to the rim to finish with a power dunk. He has a solid frame that allows him to play both inside or outside. TJ has a strong basketball I.Q.” – Coach Hammer

Interest: D2, D3, NAIA

Nyoun Nhial

High School: PottersHouse Charter (Wyoming, MI)

Position: 3-5

Class: 2019

Height: 6’5

Weight: 165

GPA: 3.0

Stats: 11ppg, 10rpg, 3bpg, 2apg

”Nyoman has great speed and is very quick off his feet. This allows him to be very dangerous on the offensive and defensive side of rebounds. Because of his quickness feet he has become a very effective shot-blocker.” – Coach Hammer

Interest: D2, D3, NAIA

Xander Okerlund 

High School: Maple City Glen Lake (Maple City, MI)

Position: 1-3

Class: 2019

Heigjt: 6’5

Weight: 160

GPA: 3.65

Stats: 16ppg, 5rpg, 3apg, 38% 3-point

”Fresh off a State Finals debut. Xander has shown that he is an effective and reliable knock-down shooter with great range. He is also a very strong passer that sees the floor extremely well. A high basketball I.Q. and another player that can finish above the rim.”

– Coach Hammer

Interest: D1, D2, NAIA

Vincent Overway 

High School: Holland Christian (Holland, MI)

Position: 3-5

Class: 2019

Height: 6’4

Weight: 190

GPA: 3.2

Stats: 13ppg, 7rpg

”Vincent is a big man with a soft touch beyond the perimeter and a fierce competitor in the paint. He has already shown his back to the basket moves, and finishes well. He is an extremely physical player.” – Coach Hammer

Interest: D2, D3, NAIA

Dexter Shouse Jr.

High School: Mattawan (Mattawan, MI)

Position: 1-5

Class: 2019

Height: 6-4

Weighy: 195

Stats: 15ppg, 7rpg, 7apg

”Dexter recently transferred from Lawrence/North, Indianapolis. He is a superb athlete that could honestly play any and all positions on the floor. He has a 6’7” wingspan, extremely quick and powerful to the basket with monster dunks. Very consistent jump shot from 15ft and in, as well as an excellent passer. Dexter also plays defense nose-to-nose allowing offensive players zero space and comfort.” – Coach Hammer

Interest: D1 offers

Vinson Sigmon Jr. 

High School: Canton (Canton, MI)

Position: 1-2

Class: 2019

Height: 5’11

Weigjt: 150

GPA: 2.6

Stats: 14ppg, 5apg, 6rpg, 40% 3-point

”Vinson sees the floor very well and can score from anywhere on the floor. He shoots over 40% beyond the arc and has great quickness and tight handles. This allows him to be extremely effective at drawing and dishing to set teammates up for the easy bucket.”

– Coach Hammer

Interest: D1, D2, NAIA