Gavin Schilling, the 17 years old, 6'9'' (207 cm), 240 pounds (108 kg) power forward, is known as one of the hottest rising high school basketball prospects in the country who virtually no one knew about. He was gaining national recognition from colleges in a short period of time for his great skills, but most importantly for his tremendous upside and potential...
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Gavin has the requirements to be a 2014 prospect. He is a young 2013 prospect due to him starting school in France one year earlier than the kids in the U.S. When he seriously started getting involved with basketball in Chicago in 2009, he always went up for the challenge, playing with kids older than him...
Gavin is also a great student off the court having success in both, European and U.S. school systems. He currently holds a 3.7 GPA in his senior year at Findlay Prep. He is a great athlete and shows a good feel for how to play on both ends of the floor and brings a lot of positive intangibles to the table. As a result, he landed his first Division 1 scholarship offer of the University of Illinois in 2011 before starting his junior season at De La Salle Institute in Chicago, IL ...
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to repeat takes character!
In addition Gavin was drawing heavy recruiting interest and scholarship offers from a number of other Division 1 programs, including Arizona, California, Duke, Georgetown, Kansas State, Louisville, Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Texas, UCLA and Villanova. After his official visits to all schools on his top 4 list (Minnesota, UCLA, Villanova, Michigan State), he committed finally to Michigan State University and head coach Tom Izzo on March 13, 2013.
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Born: November 10, 1995 Height: 6'9" (207 cm) Weight: 240 lbs (108 kg) Years playing basketball: 4 years