Iowa State

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Craig Brackins

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
Iowa St.COMMITTED (06/07/2006)OfferedNoneT.J. Otzelberger
ClemsonNoneOfferedNone
IllinoisNoneOfferedNone
IndianaNoneOfferedNone
PittsburghNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Craig Brackins

by Jerry Meyer - 06/07/2006
With his long arms and high shoulders at a good 6-foot-10, Brackins scores in the post with nifty foot work and both left handed and right handed jump hooks. He also has a nice shooting touch out to the three-point line and handles the ball and passes it with poise. On the defensive end, Brackins is difficult to score over. Not afraid of contact and willing to mix it up inside, Brackins does get pushed around at times and needs to get stronger and learn to play with a lower center of gravity for more explosiveness. But the fact is that as good as Brackins is now, his best ball lies ahead of him.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."

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