Saturday, May 14, 2011

Stefan Jankovic Recruiting Update

Posted by DeAnte Mitchell
Stefan Jankovic a 6-foot-9 power forward from Serbia has been drawing interest from high-majors for years. Jankovic is your typical European forward and some.

He has the ability to knock down that mid-range jumper while also being able to score in the post. Jankovic's skills offensively is off the charts and that lures many high majors.

He does have areas to improve as he approaches the next level

His ball-handle is solid for his size but with his skill set, you have to believe he's looking to improve his handle.

Strength is another big one. At 6'9" Jankovic weighs in at 200. it hasn't hurt his game in high school much but as the competition gets thick, adding weight would be ideal.

"I'm going to hit the weight room hard this summer," he said. "I'm also going to tune my game and make it better overall."

The 2012 prospect is going into his final year of high school with many college offers already. Florida State, Georgetown, Miami (FL), Northwestern, Penn State, Seton Hall, Wake Forest and West Virginia are the programs that have extended offers.

More should inquire quickly as Jankovic said his decision could come, "possibly right after AAU."

Florida State, Georgetown, Syracuse, Wake Forest and West Virginia are the programs that are showing the most interest in Jankovic. Despite recruiting him hard, he's still open to other opportunities.

"I'm considering Wake Forest, Syracuse, West Virginia, Georgetown, Florida State, Miami (FL), USC, Northwestern, Penn State, Seton Hall, Central Florida, Washington, Washington State and Duke," he said.

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