W. Dawkins

8th Grader Addison Potts Already Has 6 D1 Offers

Author: W. Dawkins
8th Grader Addison Potts Already Has 6 D1 Offers

8th grade star Addison Potts already has six scholarship offers from Division I colleges.

 

The 13-year-old has offers from Illinois, Missouri, Iowa State, USF, FGCU, and Kansas.

 

The 5-10 Potts is averaging 18.9 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 3.5 steals this season for Gateway Charter school (FL).

 

She is shooting a red-hot 48 percent on threes, leading a young team which has two 8th graders and two 7th graders on its eight-player roster to a 9-0 record this year.

 

“I just think it’s a blessing,” Potts told the Fort Myers News-Press of her college offers. “I never thought it would happen this early. I don’t let it get to me that much, but I take it in. They’re expecting me to get better. They’re not offering me for my skill right now.”

 

But Potts’ talent is already off the charts as she recently drilled 8-of-12 threes during a 33-point explosion against LaBelle.

 

She started doing complex ball-handling and shooting drills at 8 years old and then mastered them (see video clip below).

 

Then she grew 6-7 inches last year.

 

However with all the early attention in her career, Potts said she just wants to stay humble.

 

“I’ve seen people that are really cocky,” said Potts. “I don’t like how they act. I don’t want to be like that.”

 

 

For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com/

Top Stories corner

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.

 

The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, NY) averaged 15 points and 4.3 rebounds for New Heights on the Under Armour circuit this year.

 

Bishop Loughlin is the same NYC school that produced former…

NBADL’s Drive Name USFs Rex Walters New Coach

See Ex-KU Star Rex Walters' 7th Grade Son Gunner (VIDEO)

The NBA D-League’s Grand Rapids Drive, an affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, has named Rex Walters as their new head coach.

 

“Rex Walters brings a wealth of basketball knowledge and experience and has a passion for developing young players,” Pistons head coach and VP of Operations Stan Van Gundy said…

NBA’s Stephen Jackson BIG3 Player Of Week

NBA’s Stephen Jackson BIG3 Player Of Week

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson was named the Player of the Week for BIG3, Ice Cube’s new professional 3-on-3 basketball league.

 

The 6-8 small forward poured in 25 points for the Killer 3s in a tight 51-48 loss to 3’s Company at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY.

 

Jackson shot 10-of-21 from…

Florida St’s Von Wafer Scores 29 In China

Florida St’s Von Wafer Signs In China CBA

Former Florida State star and NBA player Von Wafer scored 29 points to lead Shaanxi past Beijing 121-79 in China’s NBL league.

 

The 6-5, 209-pound shooting guard made 2 threes, while shooting a blistering 70 percent (7-of-10) from the field and sinking 9-of-10 from the line.

 

Wafer also had 7 assists,…

Recommended Stories corner

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati 247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.   The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Lo...
TCU’s Chauncey Collins Drops 29 In NBADL Tryouts Former TCU star Chauncey Collins poured in 29 points to lead his Team 1 past Team 2, 83-67 in the 2016 NBA D-League National Tryout Afternoon Session ...
Brazil’s Izabela Leite Named To FIBA U17 Team Explosive scorer Izabela Leite was named to the Brazil team that will compete at the 2016 FIBA U17 Women's World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain on J...
poll corner left
Poll
poll corner right

Will More High School Kids Skip College and Complete a One Season Stint Overseas For a Quick Million Dollar Pay Day Before Entering The NBA Draft

Loading ... Loading ...
ad
ad