Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 5/8/12
At the Bill Hensley Memorial Run ‘n Slam, 2014 prospect Jae’Sean Tate did a little bit of everything for his All-Ohio Red team. The Pickerington Central wing has spent most of his life playing in the post, but at 6-foot-5 and 205 pounds Tate needed to show all in attendance that his game has expanded to the perimeter.  Though he is a skilled, strong post player, his height puts him in danger of being labeled a “tweener.” Tate is fully aware that he has two choices: wait to grow, or develop his perimeter game to the point where he can become a legitimate wing prospect. “I’m an undersized big man. I’m working on my perimeter game,” Tate said. “I can shoot midrange. Either I hope to grow, or I just keep working on my guard game.” Tate is clearly the go-to scorer on a team that is stocked with solid talent. He can usually get what he wants in the post despite his lack of height by using his large frame to clear out space in the paint as well as his ability to seal off his defender when...
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