The Duke Chronicle has a piece up on freshman Henry Coleman. A 6-7, 210 lb. forward from Richmond, we’re really excited to see him play. He wasn’t the highest rated member of Duke’s class but we like what he hear about his intensity and hustle. He sounds like a guy who may end up being a captain one day.
Here’s what the Chronicle had to say:
“Coleman plays like an old school power forward with some new-age basketball skills mixed into his bag of tricks. While the majority of Coleman’s points will come from around the basket, he has flashed the ability to go coast to coast and pull up from three-point land. He has excellent control of his large frame and his hands make him a reliable target in the paint...Coleman will likely be crucial to Duke’s defensive efforts...Arguably the most exciting thing about Coleman is the passion he plays the game with. He’s shown he can often snag rebounds he has no business getting through his persistence during the entire possession. That passion spills over to his actions off the court, as Coleman has taken to posting a positive scouting report on his fellow incoming Blue Devils via Twitter.”
We also suspect that he’s going to quickly become a fan favorite.