Marcus Arnold, a solid 6-8, 205 pound power forward from Morgan Park H.S. in Chicago, Ill., turned in a fine weekend at the BET D.C. Pro-Am this past weekend.
Arnold was especially impressive on Sunday, when he hit a few three pointers and was a force in the low post for the Illinois Fire, who defeated D.C. Assault handily for third place at the event.
Arnold is blessed with a solid frame with which he can add more size, fills the lane well on the break, and displayed good hands and scoring skills under the basket.
Arnold told the Insiders Report that he has seen early interest from Iowa State, Colorado State, Kent State, Northern Illinois, Bradley, Illinois State and Indiana State.
Arnold averaged 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks per game as a junior at
Morgan Park. He said he has a 2.0 GPA and will take the ACT for the first time in September.
Arnold has a busy summer ahead, as he will attend the adidas Big Time Tournament in Las Vegas and possibly a tournament in California (either the Best of the Summer or SNJ Elite Eight). He has not been invited to the adidas ABCD Camp.