Michael Rice: Academic 1 Spotlight Preview

Name: Michael Rice
Class: 2016
School: Point Beach (New Jersey)
Height: 6’1”
AAU: NJ Shoreshots


Michael has found his niche in the recruiting circle as a sharp shooting combo guard. The high academic Jersey kid is starting to attract good Division 3 schools all over the country.

After being marked strictly a shooter for his first two years of high school, Michael emerged this past year as an all-around offensive threat. He showed his ability to put the ball on the floor and make plays for his teammates.

Going into the summer before his senior season, he his in talks with Franklin & Marshall, Colby, Rochester, Stevens Institute and McDaniel among other schools. Over the next few months playing with NJ Shoreshots and attending Hoop Group Elite camps, Michael will see his recruitment continue to flourish.

In the past months, he has added strength and in turn is becoming a quality rebounder out of the guard position. His length makes him a tenacious defender against perimeter players. Michael is dedicated to the weight room and will see increased recruitment as his body gets stronger.

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