Scott picks Flyers
Devin Scott
Devin Scott
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Nov 9, 2011


The Dayton Flyers have their third commitment in the 2012 class. Devon Scott joined the fold on signing day morning.

Already one frontcourt player from Columbus (OH) Northland High School was slated to attend the University of Dayton. Now head coach Archie Miller has his second pledge from the school. This time it was power forward Devon Scott.

“Devon just had complete trust in Coach Miller and the entire staff at Dayton,” said Northland assistant coach Vic Dandridge. “They not only want him, but they convinced Devon that they need him and that they will develop him to help reach his full potential.”

The 6-foot-8 and 220 pound Scott is best known for his ability to rebound, but Dandridge says it is their total development plan that sold the kid on the school.

“They talked about how he wasn’t only going to be a rebounder,” said Dandridge. “They have a plan in place for him to be developed with his offensive game as well and with his perimeter skills.”

In the end Scott chose the Flyers over the Ohio Bobcats. Scott had initially committed to Cincinnati, but then him and the Bearcats parted ways.

One thing that helped Dayton with Scott was the familiarity with his high school teammate Jalen Robinson. Robinson was Miller’s first commitment in the class, and Dandridge says the two have a good relationship on the floor.

“Jalen and Devon have come a long way in their relationship,” Dandridge explained. “At first they were two real competitive kids trying to get on the floor almost against each other for the same minutes. Now they know that they complement each other real well, and they have a good relationship that way.”

For Miller, Scott is the third commitment in the class. Robinson is also committed as is three-star New York City point guard Jevon Thomas.


Related Stories
Flyin to the Hoop: Day One
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Jan 15, 2012
Robinson picks Flyers
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Jun 27, 2011
King James: Day Three
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Apr 24, 2011

Contact Evan Daniels
for Media requests at:
edaniels@scout.com
MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from ScoutHoops.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
PF Jalen Robinson (profile)
PF Devon Scott (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Basketball > Dayton > Recruiting
Basketball > Kent State > Recruiting
Basketball > Ohio > Recruiting
[View My HotList]