There's an old basketball saying, 'You can't teach size.' That is exactly the case for 6'10 DeAndre Wilkins. Wilkins told Phenom Hoops at the David Rose Memorial that he would be reclassing to the 2019 class and plans are to enroll at Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, North Carolina.

At the 3rd Annual NC Top 80 camp, we wrote the following;''What you see now is not the finished product, which is usually the case with younger classman with size. It takes time for their game to catch up with their body.' That being said, Deandre has tremendous upside.''Coach Rob Salter stated,''Deandre is still very raw, but has a very high ceiling. If he continues to work, he can play at a high level.'

After watching him extensively at the David Rose MDC, DeAndre has improved tremendously since the NC Top 80 event in March. What he has is something you can't teach and that is enormous size. Since then, Deandre has worked extremely hard and one of his attributes at the David Rose MDC was his ability to run the floor. Deandre sports a massive 18-size shoe and a matching frame and his potential is quickly turning into reality quicker than anticipated.

First of all, Deandre has extremely 'soft hands' and his footwork in the post area is vastly improved. In the three games at the David Rose MDC, he averaged 10.3 PPG for a stacked and super talented team, not to mention they were playing up in the 16U age division. In addition to be a long-term high-level prospect, Deandre is getting it done in the classroom as well. He sports an impressive 3.7 GPA. In addition, we were equally impressed with his positive body language and feel for the game. He has come a long way since March and if his improvement and development continue at the same rate, he will become in the national conversation very soon.

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