Each and every time Phenom Hoops gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day. It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player.
Here is the latest commitment.
Player: Darius Carr
Committed to: Wingate
What Has Been Said:
“Finishing up, we look at a player who did an exceptional job of operating as the main interior piece for this team, Darius Carr. He’s a long, tough, athletic forward/post prospect with a strong frame and high motor. Carr is a phenomenal two-way rebounder who simply knows how to outwork opponents and position himself for success. He carves out space very well around the basket to secure post position and apply scoring pressure on the block. Carr is a capable perimeter shooter, but plays to his strengths and mainly looks to do his work around the paint—where he finishes seemingly everything he attempts. He also alters/blocks shots well defensively. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would make him even better when switching onto smaller guards. Coach Collins on Carr: “Darius is a strong kid who finishes at the rim with ease. Coachable. Rebounds the ball really well at 6-foot-7. Plays great post defense as well. Darius has a bright future.” Carr did a lot of things well at camp and should be a target for various college coaches over the coming months.”
“Carr is a player we have talked about a lot recently, and was the one that inspired me for this article. Carr had a tremendous showing at the SC Top 80, and is an underrated forward who plays the game the right way, has a strong feel for the game down in the paint, works hard, and has the right mindset both on and off the court. He is truly an underrated forward to watch out for more. When speaking to him, he mentioned his dream school is USC Upstate, but there have been other schools picking up interest his way.”
“For an unsigned senior, Carr had an eye-opening showing at the camp and put many on notice that he is one to really watch out for this upcoming season. Carr, who is a 6’7 forward displayed a strong feel around the paint, along with footwork and touch around the basket. He was strong in Game 1, but put on a show in Game 2 with 42 points.”