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#5 Jimmie Sutton
  • Forward/Center
  • 6-10/245
  • Deerfield Beach, Fla.
  • North Broward Prep

A physically-imposing big man with tremendous potential as a rebounder and shot-blocker… Tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in April and has been rehabilitating since and should be ready for the start of practice…

PREP: Averaged 12.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game for North Broward Prep, earning All-Broward honors in the process… Left North Broward as the school's all-time leader in dunks and blocked shots… Helped his team to a runner-up state finish and a 23-4 mark during his junior season when he averaged 11.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game… Coached in high school by Danny Hanye… Played for the Tallahassee Wildcats and the South Florida Heat on the AAU level… Earned MVP honors at the Kentucky Shootout and the Westminster Tournament… Made the All-Tournament team at the NBDS team camp… Also an All-State football player…

"His best basketball is in front of him. He has a great body. He is a 'yes, sir', 'no sir' kid. When he learns how to play, he'll be awesome." -John Adkins, head coach Tallahassee Wildcats

"Sutton is a big bodied post player who rebounds very well. Mobile for his size, he needs to continue to improve his post moves." -Jerry Meyer of Rivals.com

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