Posted On: 01/16/19 11:00 AM
After our visit to PVI during our preseason open gym tour, we recognized that Dug McDaniel is a unique prospect who showcased a rare ability to make guys around him better. We’ve seen that on a larger scale throughout this season, and most recently in a matchup against fellow freshman sensation Devin Dinkins. PVI blew Gonzaga out on the road, and McDaniel insisted that he wasn’t trying to get caught up in any 1-v-1 hype against his AAU back-court mate.
“Devin is like my brother,” said McDaniel. “He was trying to make me better so I was trying to do the same thing.”
McDaniel’s role with this PVI team is that of a facilitator, which he excels at as a result of his superb ball-handling, quickness,