Posted On: 09/16/20 8:13 AM

There is plenty of basketball talent in the state of Michigan to keep our eyes on as fans, coaches, and scouts. Here are 2 players to watch as the showcase season and high school season approaches.

Name:  Brandon DownsBrandonDowns6'0" | CGColdwater | 2022StateMI 

Grad Year:  2022

Position:  Shooting Guard

School:  Coldwater

Grassroots:  Indiana Elite

Strengths:

- Basketball IQ - he has a knack for making the right play at the right time

- Creating his own shot

- Defense - A definite plus team defender

- Playmaking - he can create space and opportunities

- Ability to finish at the rim - Good body control and can finish through contact

Areas For Improvement:

- Vertical

- Continue to improve ball handling

Biggest Basketball Moment:  "Biggest moment in basketball was making varsity as a freshman and getting legit minutes."

- Brandon DownsBrandonDowns6'0" | CGColdwater | 2022StateMI

Ultimate Basketball Goal:  "Ultimate goal in basketball is to play college basketball, hopefully D1." - Brandon DownsBrandonDowns6'0" | CGColdwater | 2022StateMI

Recruiting:  His recruitment is open. He’s been contacted by some schools that have shown interest. Downs is looking to go on visits soon.

Name:  Kareem Rashed

Grad Year:  2022

Position:  Power

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