Phinisee’s 50 point effort highlights big week for IU signees, targets
Throughout the season, we’ll be keeping track of how Indiana’s four class of 2018 signees fare throughout their final high school campaigns. In addition, we’ll also be keeping tabs on several key recruiting targets in the class of 2018 and 2019.
Here’s our latest update, covering games played the week of December 10-16:
Class of 2018
Robert Phinisee, McCutcheon: The future IU point guard finished with 50 points on Dec. 15 in a win over Harrison and also set the school’s scoring record in the 91-34 blowout. Phinisee followed up that performance with 20 points and five rebounds in a 58-31 win at Winamac on Dec. 16.
He Got Game ?
McCutcheon senior Robert Phinisee scores 50 points, breaks school career scoring record and the Mavericks cruise past Harrison 91-34.@robphinisee1 pic.twitter.com/TSArZTyQ1Z
— Andrew Pogar (@AndrewPogar) December 16, 2017
Damezi Anderson, South Bend Riley: Anderson poured in 33 points in a 63-59 win at South Bend Adams on Dec. 15. The future IU wing had 19 points in a 74-62 win over Portage on Dec. 16. The Wildcats are 8-0 this season.
Jerome Hunter, Pickerington North (Ohio): Hunter did not play in Pickerington North’s 54-40 win over Gahanna-Lincoln on Dec. 15. He will miss a total of two games as a result of the two technicals he received in Pickerington North’s loss to South Bend Riley in the Forum Tip-off Classic at Southport.
Jake Forrester, Westtown School (Pa.): Forrester did not play this past week as he recently suffered a minor ankle injury. The plan is for Forrester to be available for next weekend’s Chick Fil-A Classic in South Carolina.
Romeo Langford, New Albany: Langford moved past Anthony Winchester of Austin for 14th on the state’s all-time scoring list on Dec. 15 as he scored 29 points in a 76-33 win over Seymour. The Bulldogs, led by 19 points from Langford, won 55-45 at Carmel on Dec. 16.
Class of 2019
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Center Grove: Jackson-Davis finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds in a 56-34 win over Whiteland on Dec. 15. The junior forward followed that up with 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 61-35 win at Avon on Dec. 16.
Keion Brooks Jr., Fort Wayne North Side: Brooks had a school record 52 points on Dec. 15 as North beat Fort Wayne Snider, 102-81. Brooks had 18 points in an 80-79 win over Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Ohio) on Dec. 16.
Filed to: Damezi Anderson, Jake Forrester, Jerome Hunter, Keion Brooks Jr., Robert Phinisee, Romeo Langford, Trayce Jackson-Davis