2012 Intro: Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell

  • 05/31/2010 7:25 pm in

The Essentials: 5-10, 165-lb guard for Park Tudor and Indiana Elite

The Schools: Butler, Illinois, Indiana, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Virginia and Washington have offered scholarships. Michigan and Xavier have expressed interest.

The Numbers: 23.4 ppg, 4.6 apg for Park Tudor, which fell to Wheeler, 41-38, in the Class 2A state championship.

The Quote: “There are other schools who are, and have been, really recruiting Yogi very exclusively. I’m not real sure that IU wants Yogi, just right now. I don’t know.” – Ferrell’s dad, Kevin, to Zach Osterman of Inside the Hall.

The Ranking: The Hoop Scoop ranks Ferrell the 86th best prospect in the 2012 class.

The Scout Says: “Few elite point guards have emerged from the class of 2012, but with continued development “Yogi” is knocking on the door. Bigger than advertised at just a shade under 6 feet tall, he’s got super quickness, a tight handle and outstanding floor vision. A fine vertical athlete who takes the ball right at bigger defenders near the rim, what really sets Ferrell apart is his deadly pull-up jumper (which is true out to 22 feet).” – Rivals.com analyst Eric Bossi on Ferrell following the adidas May Classic.

The Highlights (courtesy of UMHoops.com):

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