Sheldon Jeter - F (2012)

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Sheldon Jeter (Photo credit: Dave Miller/Beaver County Times)

Class

Position

Height

Weight

2012

SF

6'7"

210 lb

School

AAU

Beaver Falls (PA) HS

King James Shooting Stars

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: (#34 SF / #150 overall)
Scout: (SF)
ESPN: 87 (#70 SF)
24/7: 86 (SF)

Previous Rankings: #62 SF by ESPN

Honors Honors

2012 First Team All-State - Class AA (AP)
2012 WPIAL Player of the Year (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Statistics Statistics

2011-12: 22.0 ppg, 12.0 rpg, 2.0 apg, 2.0 bpg | Senior (Beaver Falls)
2010-11: 23.0 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 5.3 apg, 1.2 spg, 1.0 bpg | Junior (Beaver Falls)
2009-10: 19.2 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.4 spg, 2.4 bpg | Sophomore (Beaver Falls) - NSCA Recruiting

Verbal commitment Verbally Committed on May 3, 2012

Beaver Falls hoops star Jeter picks Vanderbilt (Beaver County Times)
Beaver Falls Jeter chooses Vanderbilt (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Badgers lose out on Jeter (Wisconsin State Journal)

After a flurry of last-second in-home visits (with Bo Ryan and assistant coach Lamont Paris, as well as Vanderbilt's Kevin Stallings among them), Jeter scheduled a final campus visit with Penn State for Thursday, April 26 and secheduled his college choice a week later on May 3.

Wisconsin had its eye on Jeter this summer, but only with the late official offer from January 7 did the Badgers make a move on adding another player in 2012. Jeter has great length in addition to guard skill, although many of his points come off slam dunks. Jeter is a cousin of former Nebraska guard Lance Jeter, and the younger Jeter has aspirations of becoming a lawyer.

Paris was expected to go head-to-head again with Penn State for Jeter's services, after the senior announced both schools were in his Top 3. He has already taken a visit to Penn State and hopes to visit Madison by the end of the month. But rumors persisted that Wisconsin had lifted its foot off the gas in pursuit of Jeter. Since then, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Florida State have stepped in with high major offers. He enjoyed his recent visit to SC, which is now led by Frank Martin. Pittsburgh also tried to get involved, though Jeter tweeted that it was basically too little, too late from the Panthers.

Press Clippings Recent Press

2012
05.03: Decision Day for Jeter (Badgers247)
04.10: Jeter moving closer to decision (Palmetto Sports)
04.10: Top Unsigned Seniors (24/7 Sports)
04.08: Terrific 10: Shooting stars led teams to championships (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
04.06: Martin sits down with Jeter and family (Palmetto Sports)
04.04: Pitt trying to recruit Jeter again (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
03.28: Why would Jeter pick Penn State? Why not? (Beaver County Times)
03.24: Recruits Jeter and Austin Shine in PIAA Championships (StateCollege.com)
03.13: Township meets talent-laden Beaver Falls (Tribune-Democrat)
03.09: Beaver Falls' Jeter handles traveling call (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
02.19: Jeter has USC high up on his list after visit (Spartanburg Herald-Journal)
01.28: Pittsburgh-Area Star Sheldon Jeter Has Nittany Lions In His Sights (StateCollege.com)
01.10: The Court Report: Would Jeter Work at Wiscy? (CBSPittsburgh.com)
01.06: Unique obstacles for Beaver Falls boys basketball team (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
01.03: Beaver Falls boys basketball team learned from its loss (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

2011
12.27: Jeter, Beaver Falls handle Lincoln Park (Beaver County Times)
04.28: 2012 Recruiting Update: Sheldon Jeter (Heard This Blog)
03.08: Beaver Falls has easy restart (Beaver County Times)
02.18: Inside the Program: Beaver Falls Boys' Basketball (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
01.03: Shoot, Dunk, Block Shots, Train & Dominate! (Daman's Strength Training)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Interview: Fab 5 Player of the Year: Sheldon Jeter - Post-Gazette (04.08.12)
Highlights: Sheldon Jeter High School Basketball Demo - YouTube (02.01.12)
Highlights: Dunks, Three-Pointers, a Milestone and the Game-Winner - YouTube (01.01.12)
Highlights: Gateway vs Beaver Falls, Game of the Week - YouTube (02.21.11)
Highlights: Beaver Falls at Blackhawk, Game of the Week - YouTube (02.20.11)
Interview: The Grando Show - Sheldon Jeter Interview - YouTube (02.01.11)
Highlights: Sheldon Jeter, Sophomore Season Basketball Highlights - YouTube (02.23.10)
Highlights: Aliquippa at Beaver Falls, Game of the Week - YouTube (01.31.10)

More Info Additional Info

2011-12 Schedule | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | Beaver County Times | Pittsburgh Basketball Report

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