May 1, 2010

Izzo, Spartans like versatile Mac Irvin Fire standout

FORT WAYNE - Day one of the Bill Hensley Memorial Run-n-Slam Classic in Fort Wayne featured a number of Michigan State recruiting targets including Mac Irvin Fire star Mike Shaw.

At 6-foot-8 and 220 pounds, Shaw has the body of a power forward with the skills of a small forward. Shaw displayed a outside touch from beyond the arm and was also difficult to contain when driving to the hoop. Shaw also displayed excellent passing skills and was comfortable on the perimeter and in the paint. With his quickness and shot, Shaw has the ability to be a pick-and-pop forward. He also possesses the size and toughness to be effective at the power forward spot.

Shaw showcased his versatility during Mac Irvin Fire's pool play opener on Friday night against a solid All-Ohio Force ballclub. Afterward, the No. 44 player and No. 8 power forward in the Rivals150 spoke with about the recruiting process.

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