Miles Reynolds Sets Tone for Whitney Young (VIDEO)


CSN Chicago is following Chicago (IL) Whitney Young and the team’s Duke-bound star center, Jahlil Okafor, throughout the ’13-14 season. In its third installment of the “DRIVE” webisode series, the team looks to Saint Louis-bound point guard Miles Reynolds, as they struggle with some early season roadblocks. More from CSN Chicago:

Miles Reynolds—who recently committed to St. Louis University—has been playing well thus far, averaging 19 points and five assists, showing the dramatic improvement he made to his game during the offseason. He vastly improved his on-the-ball defense as well as extending the range on his three-point shot. Reynolds is the type of player who comes to play night-in and night-out no matter who is standing opposite of him, whether it be a top-ranked team or a team who isn’t feared in the conference. He lays it all on the line without even the slightest hesitation. 

“Miles is a competitor,” White reiterated. “He is always going to make sure he comes out to play every game. So that means whether it’s points, steals, or rebounds, anything we ask of Miles he is willing to do in order to win.” 

Okafor agreed saying, “Miles is doing phenomenal. He has improved so much over the summer. His confidence is through the roof right now. I will definitely say he has been our best player for the start of the season. He is the engine to our team and we go as he goes. He comes out ready every night no matter who we’re playing. He is the one guy who will go hard no matter what so he has definitely been our best player thus far. I’m hoping he keeps it up but I’m sure he will. He is definitely the hardest worker on this team.”

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