Posted On: 07/28/19 8:31 PM


Ten basketball players from Tennessee attended the NCAA Basketball Academy--Midwest Session II. 

Johnathan DeJurnett
Uriah Powers
Lucas Brown Jr.
Ben Knight
Daniel Loos
Jacob Roberts
TJ Madlock
Will Pruitt
Macen Redner

Brentwood High School Class of 2021 point guard Macen Redner, or Jacob Roberts, are probably the most unproven of the ten, as Uriah Powers won a State Championship, DeJurnett owns three D1 offers, Madlock and Pruitt are certainly D1 players, etc. 

Macen Redner did not appear outclassed.  He fit in fine and his coach entrusted him with running their offense.  

What did Redner bring to the event?  What are some of his strengths and weaknesses?

Smart player.  Redner is always on or very near the perfect spot on the floor. Clearly he is a cerebral player.  The coach consistently delivered team instructions through Redner, which indicates he is easy to trust and likely to understand quickly.

Catch-and-shoot is a strength of Macen Redner.  He is pretty reliable from deep, as long as his feet are set first.  Over the weekend, Redner didn't show much consistency scoring off the dribble. 

During open runs he provided steady passing, movement off

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