Myers shows off his smarts and skills 

April, 25, 2012
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Last weekend in Las Vegas, Hunter Myers (Minden, Nev./Douglass) won me over. I caught him almost inadvertently one game and then had to return the next day to see him again. It turned out to be a good decision.

To me, Myers was the best player I’d never heard of prior to the Pangos Spring Spectacular and adidas VIP Run. He was a first-team all-stater in Nevada last year and averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds -- modest numbers in a non-traditional basketball state.

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Dave Telep/ESPN.comRight now, Hunter Myers has offers from Nevada, UC-Davis, Idaho and California. But that is likely to change soon.
The 6-foot-7 prospect could be generously called a combo-forward. He’s not a very tall 6-7 and that puts him into the tweener category, which sometimes is a tough label to shake and that’s why I’m not going to slap it on him. The kid is a player.

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