Endless Motor Sports had the privilege of speaking with 2018 4star wing Brandon Slater, the #31 player in the country per Scout. The Paul VI Catholic (VA) standout speaks on the high school season, additions to his game over the summer and where he’s at with the recruiting process.
I. High School Season
EM: How are things going for Paul VI so far from a team and individual standpoint?
BS: This is a great season for both me and my team, we are just having fun and playing great basketball.
— Prep Circuit (@PrepCircuit) January 17, 2017
II. Off-Season Improvements
EM: What did you work on and add to your game over the summer and fall?
BS: I’ve been trying to get my shot more consistent, making more plays and being more aware on the floor.
Brandon Slater with a 17-10-5-4 performance. 2018 wing definition of a 3-and-D prospect. Immense upside with length, shot making + motor
— Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) December 11, 2016
III. Recruiting Update
EM: You had a really great summer and showed college coaches what you were capable of. What offers do you currently have?
BS: Syracuse, Villanova, Temple, Virginia, Maryland, Miami, Virginia Tech, UCF, South Carolina, USC, Louisville, West Virginia, George Mason.
EM: Which schools are showing interest that haven’t yet offered?
BS: Kansas, Kentucky, Indiana, Florida State
EM: Which schools would you say are recruiting your the hardest/show the most interest?
BS: Syracuse, Miami, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Villanova
For Paul VI 6'2" Fr Jeremy Roach led w/26pts, 6'6" Jr Brandon Slater had 20pts 8reb & 6'2" Soph Anthony Harris added 20pts in the loss
— chick gillespie (@chickg3) December 28, 2016
IV. Season Goals
EM: What are your goals for the rest of the season for both the team and yourself:
BS: I just want to be the best player I can be for my team and I think everything else will come. As for team goals, we want to win everything.
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