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Shakiem Mitchell
Shakiem  Mitchell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Globe Tech

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240

Position:
F/C

Birthdate:
03/29/1983

Has three years of eligibility remaining ... Has a big upside ... Tallest player on the team ... Expected to gain experience on the Division I level after playing one season in junior college ... Will be a developing player for the future ... Junior College: Standout player for Coach Ken Wilcox at Globe Tech ... Helped lead the Knights to a 23-5 record and an appearance in the NJCAA Region XV Tournament ... Averaged 14 points and eight rebounds as a sophomore ... Rated the No. 4 power junior college forward by Lindy's College Basketball ... Honorable-Mention junior college player by NBADraft.net ... Chose Southern Miss over Colorado State, UNLV and St. Bonaventure ... Howard College: Redshirted his freshman season at Howard College in Big Spring, Texas

Prep: Lettered at Robeson High School in Brooklyn ... Led his team to a 27-3 and a runner-up finish in the New York Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) Class A playoffs ... Averaged 14 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and six blocks per game ... Named as an All-Brooklyn PSAL selection by the New York Daily News ... Competed in the Wheelchair Classic All-Star Game

Personal: Son of Irene Mitchell ... Has an older brother Anthony who has been his role model ... Majoring in coaching and sport administration ... Born March 29, 1983

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