Current updated summer ORMA basketball info, from the staff at Oak Ridge Military Academy…….
Below is information on our players as well as where they will be playing in the
latter part of July:
Class of 2011
Jacob Lawson – 6’8″ forward – tremendous athlete with soft hands and good touch
around the basket. He runs the floor and finished exceptionally well. Can also
step out and shoot the 3. Top 100 player nationally in his class. High major
Division I prospect with several offers from those level schools already. Good
student with a 3.1 GPA. (Playing with CP3 17U in Super Showcase and 17U Nationals in Orlando)
Chris Jones – 5’11” point guard – great scorer that wants the ball in his hands
in crucial situations. Prolific scorer that makes great decisions in traffic
and shoot the 3 point shot from deep. Verbally committed to Tennessee.
Michael Neal – 6’2″ point guard – very strong handle and sees the court well.
Can shoot the 3 and finishes great going to the basket. Mid to High Major
Division I prospect. (Out for summer with broken bone in foot)
Asad Lamot – 6’2″ combo guard – fundamentally sound, a leader on the floor, can
shoot the 3, slashes well, great defender. Hardest worker in our program. Mid
major Division I prospect. Great student with a 3.8 GPA. (Plauying with 17U Alamance Athletics for 17U Showcase and 17U Nationals in Orlando)
Ryan King – 6’9″ small or power forward – athletic and plays above the rim.
Good hands and score around the basket. Needs more strength and ballhandling
skills. Mid-major Division I prospect.
Justin Mitchell – 6’5″ small forward that can shoot the ball consistently to 18
feet. Good hands and athleticism allow him to play above the rim. Needs to
improve his strength but is a Division II prospect.
Bashir Balarabe – 6’6″ small/power forward – can play inside or outside. Very
determined player who plays very hard and does all of the dirty work. Low to
mid major Division I prospect. (Playing with 17U Southern Kings in 17U Showcase and AAU 17 U Nationals in Orlando)
Class of 2012
Michael Obacha – 6’9″ power forward – strong inside presence that is a
versatile scorer and great rebounder. Mid to High Major Division I prospect.
Patrick Kouadio – 6’10” center – A very strong player with good timing,good
understanding of the game .Can set excellent screens and a good shot blocker. A
good team player, leader and a great motivator,with great hands, good offensive
player too when he wants to. Mid to High Major Division I prospect.
Willy Akasson – 6’3″ shooting guard -big time scorer , excellent shooter, uses
the screen well, can shoot off the dribble and penetrates very well . Mid to
High Major Division I prospect.
Carlos Rankins – 6’1″ combo guard – strong ballhandler and good 3 pt. shooter
who finishes in transition and can really score the basketball. Mid to High
major Division I prospect.
Ibrahim Aguissa – 6’10” small/power forward – a player who dribbles like a guard
at 6ft 10 with a wing span of a 7â€™2â€ ,loves to play facing the basket up to the
three point line, can break his man down, soft hands, shoots the ball anywhere
within 20ft. Mid to High Major prospect.
Xavier Johnson – 5’11” point guard – strong ballhandler with pass-first
mentality and runs the show. Good defender with decent three point shooting.
Low to mid major Division I prospect.
Nolen Gerald – 5’9″ combo guard – Highly skilled guard that can score the ball
and shoot the 3 point shot. Needs to improve his strength, but is certainly a
Division I prospect down the road.
Ryan Crumpton – 6’3″ wing – good skills who attacks the goal well. Decent
shooter who needs more strength. Good work ethic and coachable. College
Class of 2013
Eric Carter – 6’0″ combo guard – scorer that is improving ballhandling and
defensive skills but has the potential to be a college prospect.
Jordan Tribble – 6’8″ power forward – good post player that needs more
strength. Mid -major Division I college prospect.
Raphael Love – 6’4″ small forward – skilled athlete that can score in
transition or shooting the outside shot. Needs to improve defensively and his
strength, but is certainly a college prospect.
Class of 2014
Theo Pinson – 6’5″ guard/wing – Top 5 player nationally for his class. Great
athlete with good Basketball IQ. Very good at attacking the basket and scoring
in transition. Good passer and decent shooter. High Major Division I
prospect. (Playing with 17U CP3 at 17U Super Showcase and 17U Nationals in
K.J. Langley – 5’10” point guard – solid ballhandler with great court
instincts. Decent shooter who needs strength. College prospect. (Playing with
Kingdom Athletes in 14U AAU Nationals in Orlando)