The BC coaching staff got the good news that it was expecting today when guard Kyran Bowman committed today. Bowman selected BC over schools like Cal, DePaul, Memphis, Cincinnati, Tulsa and Missouri. The North Carolina native visited BC last Monday and was blown away on the visit.
Just want to announce that I have committed to Boston College pic.twitter.com/uGQXtWbXON— Kyran Bowman (@JumpmanBowman) March 31, 2016
BC assistant head coach Scott Spinelli recruited Bowman and was the first to find him on the hardwood.
Bowman is an outstanding athlete and was at one time one of the best football prospects in the state of North Carolina. He was so good that Alabama coach Nick Saban even offered him a few years back. However, Bowman’s real love is basketball and he decided to dedicate his time to that sport.
At 6’2", 195 pounds Bowman is an athletic point guard that has the ability to get to the basket with ease. His above average athletic ability makes him a very difficult match-up for any guard because he can bully smaller players but can get by bigger players. That athleticism translates in a positive fashion on the defensive end as well.
Another bonus that Bowman brings to the table is his competitive spirit. Almost any coach you talk with says that he is one of the most competitive players that they’ve ever met and does not take losing lightly. Obviously BC can use players like that in current rebuild of its culture.
There are some things that Bowman has to work on, otherwise with his athletic ability and scoring ability he’d be a four star guard. Bowman will need to continue to work on his outside shot as right now he’s a bit streaky from the outside. Also, Bowman is still learning to get better at setting up his teammates for good scoring opportunities.