Tristan Gross | The Traveling Hoopers

Posted On: 11/19/21 12:48 PM

St. Pete’s season tip off launches their motto, “nothing less than I-4”. They’re revamped with two transfers that take them from a good team to a contender. They’re an older group filled with seniors, juniors, and a promising sophomore that has played meaningful games. Let’s break down the names and games that will stand out this season.

[player_tooltip player_id= Derrick Mitchell Derrick Mitchell 6'5" | CG St. Pete | 2022 State FL

Mitchell’s already on the radar of Division II schools after developing into a combo forward. This season could be a breakout for him as a step into a full time perimeter role for St. Pete. He’s a well built physical 6’5 wing that plays on both ends. Expect the senior to be top 3 in most statistical categories. The transfer shows flashes of three level scoring this offseason, including a strong spring and summer with Team Speights.

Mitchell projects as a 3 and D wing at the next level. He’s a high motor guy who knocks down perimeter shots and attack closeouts for finishes above the rim. There have been flashes of him mixing it up in the midrange between practice and the Prep Hoops Top

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