When it comes to recruiting and player projections there are is a lot of fluidity involved. The younger the player gets, the tougher it becomes to project. There are a lot of moving pieces involved in the progression of a player.

6’6” 2019 Sydney Curry of Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana has yet to play in a high school game, but sometimes you can just tell that a kid has a certain “it factor”. At last weekend’s Indiana Top 80, Curry was one of the youngest prospects invited, yet he was quickly able to establish himself as one of the better prospects in attendance.

Curry played, over the Summer, with the Indiana Elite program. For starters, Curry stands 6’6” as a freshman in high school. He is a skilled lefty, that doesn’t have a lot of sizzle to his game but carries a ton of steak. Curry is a high IQ guy with an advanced skill set. He was consistently able to make the 18 foot shot, showing the ability to do so off the catch and the bounce. Curry put the ball on the floor and attacked the basket where he finished with both touch and consistency.

Sure Curry is currently a 6’6” power forward and will need to continue to grow in order to reach truly elite status. That is where the projection and future forecasting comes in. At his age, Curry wears a size 17 shoe and wields a 6’10” wing span. Currently this length enables him to battle in and around the post for blocked shots and boards. However, it also leads one to believe that there are a couple (if not a few) more inches of growth to go.

The well-mannered Curry states that he is a B student, it looks like everything is in line to become a high level prospect. This one could turn into a national level, Top 100 player type recruitment. At the very least is one the Mid Atlantic, Atlantic 10, and Horizon leagues should be all over.

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