Iona has added another athletic piece to its roster with the addition of Shack Scott, a 6-foot-7, 205-pound wing from The Robinson School in N.J.
“I just committed to Iona,” the Paterson, N.J., native told SNY.tv, adding that he also considered Marshall and LIU.
“I just got my scores back from the ACT and I’m eligible,” he added.
Scott is the fourth player coached by Vincent Robinson now on the Iona roster, along with Kelvin Amayo, David Laury and Isaiah “Ockee” Williams.
“He’s going to be the most athletic kid on their team,” Robinson told SNY.tv. “There’s not a kid in their conference with his athleticism. He’s 6-7 with a 46-inch vertical.
“He can shoot it to 15 to 18 feet. He has a really good reverse pivot move and a nice little bank shot. His athleticism with their high-octane offense is going to be crazy. Any 3-pointer that they miss he’s going to put back for dunks.
“He offers them a totally different player than Dave Laury.
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