6’5 DJ Myers comes in at number 23 in the Phenom Hoops Rankings for the 2017 class in North Carolina. Myers has been a regular at events and one that we have had our eye on for quite some time now, as we have watched him develop his game at Neuse Christian. Now, with another year of experience under his belt, more and more programs are coming his way with interest, as he is a very dynamic player on the court.

Finishing up his summer, Myers had a very productive off-season, as he focused on several areas of his game to become a better overall player on the court. Furthermore, schools have been taking further notice of his development, as he has picked up a few new programs as of late.

“Everything went well,” Myers said when asked about his summer. “I had a very productive summer. Feels like I’ve gotten better in all the areas where I needed work. Picked up some more interest from schools and now just getting focus on winning a state championship.”

The schools Myers is talking about is Yale and Georgia, to go along with the previous schools Furman, Georgia Mason, and James Madison. But one schools seems to really be making moves if they decide to offer him.

“Yale came in for in-school visit and told me I would be a good fit there and talked about getting me up for a visit,” he said. “Also, they told me how great the academics are and how the basketball team has been successful the last 20 years in the Ivy League.”

Georgia has also spoke with him over the phone and watched a few of his games during the live periods.

Yale right now could be the front runner, that if or when they decide to offer him, according to Myers. He has talked a lot with the coaching staff and really has fallen in love with how they run their system. Plus, a degree from the institute would be priceless.

As for his upcoming season, Neuse Christian has made an off-season splash with a few new prospects joining the team, including 2017 Kaleb Hunter and 2018 Maurice Wilcox. As for Myers expectations, he already has boom or bust predictions and expectations for this talented team this year.

“Looking forward to another great year with the team and winning a state championship,” he said. “Playing a tough schedule out of conference should really help us gel together even more. Being a year older, I feel like I have grown into the system and my game has matured and become more precise, knowing my role on the team. As for expectations, those are always going to be high and I feel like the state championship is ours for the taking and maybe a one-loss season.”

Neuse Christian is coming off an 18-10 season last year with Myers averaging 12.3 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game. Now, with a few key players lost from last season but the majority of his team returning, to go along with the new additions, Neuse Christian, along with Myers, is looking for a breakout year; one that could put both on a national scale.

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