As a three-star 2007 prospect, Tony Neysmith is putting up some well rounded numbers for Maudlin (S.C.) High School, averaging 10 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists per game. Neysmith, at 6-foot-5, 190-pounds, has the size, skill and instincts of a top high-major point guard prospects. As expected, numerous schools are in contact with burgeoning star.
"I'm hearing from Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Clemson, South Carolina, Auburn, Florida State, UAB, Colorado, Purdue and Georgia," said Neysmith. "I'd also like to hear from North Carolina, Kentucky and Duke.
"It's still early, and I'm wide open. My main focus is on my team and getting better as a player."
The big point guard has led his Maudlin squad to a 10-3 record. Neysmith, who still needs to get much stronger, like all great point guards has a penchant for making the players around him better.
"I think my greatest strength is my passing and ability to get to the hole," said Neysmith about his game. "As a point guard I like to make my teammates better.
"I think I need to get more consistent on my jumper and continue to get stronger. I take a weight lifting class and am getting serious about the weight room."
Neysmith, like several other former Georgia Stars, will play for the newly formed Georgia Hurricanes this summer. His father Horace Neysmith with coach the 17-under team, which Tony Neysmith will play for along with the 16-under squad.
The older Neysmith concurs with his son's assessment on how he can improve his game.
'Tony needs to continue to develop his strength," said Coach Neysmith. "He also needs to be more consistent from the three-point line. He's a hard working kid and will continue to develop."