Posted On: 01/17/21 2:22 PM

Western New York is an underrated basketball hotspot chockful of promising, talented recruits. The 2019-2020 Monsignor Martin League (Buffalo NY) was highly competitive and produced many memorable moments for both teams and individuals alike. This series will focus on the individual members of the 2020-2021 Canisius Crusaders.


Shane CerconeShaneCercone6'2" | SFCanisius | 2023StateNY - G - Class of 2023


On a team chock full of experience, Cercone’s strong and steady play as a freshman in 2019-2020 completely stood out. It was, and remains, clear that he belongs on the Varsity level; appearing in all 26 games a season ago, he manages 9 points per game, 5.5 rebounds per game, 1 assist per game, 0.6 steals per game, and 0.2 blocks per game. Cercone is a strong, fast guard who will be an issue to contain for years to come in the Monsignor Martin Conference.


Cercone possesses a unique ability to push the ball in transition. He often found himself with the ball in his hands, weaving and perusing his way into the lane for a shot attempt or to pass to an open teammate. Since he is so young, he can certainly still

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