Syracuse targets selected for Nike Point Guard Skills Academy — Cuse Clicks

The Nike Point Guard Skills Academy and Big Man Skills Academy are running simultaneously at Harwood Arena on the campus of Kean University. The event opened Monday and will run through Wednesday with the 23 guards and 16 big men going through a total of five workouts over the three days. These events do not fall during an NCAA live period and therefore are not open to college coaches, but NBA personnel are allowed to be in the building. Among those to receive an invite include:

  • 21 Isaiah Briscoe 6’3 ½ 214 6’8 ½ 2015 St. Benedicts/Newark, NJ
  • 15 Ja’Quan Newton 6’2 173 6’6 2014 Neumann Goretti/Philadelphia, PA
  • 14 Josh Perkins 6’2 176 6’4 ½ 2014 St. Joseph/Huntington, WV
  • 32 Isaiah Whitehead 2014 Abraham Lincoln/Brooklyn, NY

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Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also worked for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005. Follow him on Twitter @ChengWes.
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