Unknowns and Undervalued

Posted On: 09/4/19 1:32 PM

Six-foot-8, 220 pound power forward DeAndre Henry of Powerhouse Hoops (now Arizona Select) committed to Nevada yesterday capping off a fantastic summer. Henry spoke with Prep Hoops about that summer today.

Last year at Mountain Pointe in Phoenix, Henry averaged a double-double of 12.2 points and 10.2 boards a game shooting 62 percent from the field and 72 percent from the field.

What was Henry looking for in a school that he found at Nevada?

“The college that best fits me and my family,” Henry said. "The program that has the best interest in me and will put me in position to make it as far as I can in basketball possible.”

Teams showing the most interest before the Nevada commitment included Grand Canyon, Northern Colorado, and South Dakota plus Air Force, Loyola Chicago, and Loyola Marymount were showing strong interest.

DeAndre is a top sport standout as he’s also one of the top football prospects in the state of Arizona. Basketball is his future though. Now Henry’s focus is on his final season of basketball and leaving a strong impression. That strong impression will include leaving a positive message.

“I want people to learn that you need to follow

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