Posted On: 11/29/18 7:00 PM
Jon Hylton is one of a few experienced players on this year’s version of Coach Rocky Carter’s Osbourn Eagles, who are off to a 2-0 start on the young season. Hylton, an unsigned senior who was a standout in their first win of the season vs. Freedom-Woodbridge, discussed his recruitment and overall game during a recent interview with Prep Hoops.
PH: How would you evaluate the team’s performance in your first win of the season?
JH: “Probably a 7 out of 10 in my eyes. There are a few things I think we could work on as a team.”
PH: What’s your role for the team this year?
JH: “Just being a leader. Hitting shots. Doing everything. Hitting shots. Rebounds. Being a vocal leader.”
PH: What are your grades like?
JH: “Pretty good right now. All A’s and B’s.”
PH: Who’s recruiting you right now?
JH: “I have interest from VMI, CNU, and some D2 schools.”
PH: What type of feedback do you get from college coaches?
JH: “They like how I’m aggressive. I see the floor and can handle at my size.”
PH: Is passing an underrated aspect of your game?
JH: “Yeah, definitely. I like to find my teammates and get good shots.”
PH: What’s the most improved part of your overall game?
JH: “Definitely shooting. I’ve improved every year in shooting threes and free throws.”
PH: What are your goals?
JH: “To have the best record we can and to be all conference.”
PH: What do you think you can bring to a college program?
JH: “High energy. Listening to the coach, communication, and just working hard.”