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Posted On: 08/21/18 6:02 PM
Prep Hoops takes a look at some 2018 Palmetto State Class members who recently decided on schools for next season.
Pantry McKinney informed Prep Hoops that he will be attending Franklin Prep Academy (SC) to do a postgrad year. McKinney a guard attended Eastside HS in Taylors outside of Greenville.
Jordan Lytes told Prep Hoops that he has signed with Denmark Tech (SC) for this coming fall. Lytes played his high school basketball at Aiken HS. Lytes averaged 9.7 ppg, 5.4 assists and 2.3 rebounds this season for the Fighting Green Hornets.
Daequan Thomas will travel to Alabama and play at Talladega College (NAIA) this fall. Thomas 5’11 point guard averaged 9.9 ppg this season for the Lee Central HS Stallions.
Darius Rhodes and Kendrell Generette will be teammates next season at Lander University (SC) (NCAA D2). Rhodes 6’1 averaged 10.1 ppg this season for the Wilson HS Tigers. Rhodes started his career at Hartsville HS.
Generette played all summer with Manzer on the Grassroots Circuit before making a decision. Generette 6’2 averaged 12 ppg and 4 rebounds last season for the Socastee HS Braves.
Cameron Shannon was a unknown to this guy until I saw him play back in April 2018 with the Fort Mill Knicks at a Big Shots Event. Shannon attended York Comprehensive HS. Shannon excels in attacking the basket whenever he gets a chance. Shannon averaged just over 20 ppg this past season. Shannon will attend nearby Clinton College in Rock Hill, SC according to Knicks Head Coach Gilbert Major.
Kevon Roberson 6’1 guard will play at Spartanburg Methodist College for Head Coach Nori Johnson. Roberson averaged 15.4 ppg, 4.1 assists and 4 rebounds this past season at Lugoff-Elgin HS. Roberson finished his career with 915 points.
Lytes, Rhodes, Generette, Thomas and Roberson all took part in the Swanny’s Roundball Review UNSIGNED Senior Event this past spring. According to my records 43 of the 60 campers went onto play somewhere this fall while some others just looked to be students in college.