Scouting Report on Yancy Gatesby Jerry Meyer - 08/28/2006
An imposing physical specimen with athleticism, Gates has the ability to dominate the glass. He also runs well and can move his feet on defense. Offensively, he can score inside the arc, but his skill level and feel for the game do need significant improvement.
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."