Back on May 4th, ScarletNation.com had the chance to speak with class
of 2007 prospect Corey Chandler from Newark East Side High School. Joining him during the session was East Side staffer Troy Long. The 6-foot-2 combo guard has rocketed up the Rivals.com rankings during the past season, where he is currently slotted at 76 in the Rivals.com Top 150. He has also been very up front about where he wants to continue his education after his time at East Side is done
ScarletNation.com: So, what kind of season
did you have this year?
Corey: I had an alright season
.I could have done
ScarletNation.com: What was your
Corey: I averaged 22 points, 8 rebounds and a bunch of
Anyway, what was East Side's record and how did you finish the season?
we could have done better.
ScarletNation.com: Did you reach the state
Corey: We made it to the states, but we lost in the first
round in an upset to a team we beat twice (Irvington).
ScarletNation.com: Are they in your league?
ScarletNation.com: So you'll get them next
ScarletNation.com: What would you consider
the strengths of your game as we stand right now?
Corey: My ball handling and shooting
ScarletNation.com: Any idea percentage
Coach Long: We didn't really keep track of percentages, but
in the 4th quarters of games, he was money.
ScarletNation.com: Are you playing AAU ball
Corey: Yes, for the New Jersey Roadrunners.
ScarletNation.com: Who's on that team?
Corey: Me, Keon Lawrence (Weequahic), Mekongo-Mbala (St.
Pats), Formbor (St. Pats), Marciano (Seton Hall Prep)
lot of young players like Desmond Wade (Linden), Justin Sofman (West
Milford), Darell Lampley (Linden).
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