May 17, 2010

Gesell continues to impress

Playing on the highly successful Martin Brothers 16's AAU team, Mike Gesell sometimes flies under the radar, but all he does on the basketball court is help his team win games. The South Sioux City, Nebraska native continues to impress with his hard charging style of play and shooting range and college coaches are taking notice with five D1 offers, including one from Iowa, and more are expected to come this summer.

This spring it has been about winning for Gesell, no matter which team he is playing on. His high school team at South Sioux City won the Class B state title in Nebraska in March. In May, his Martin Brothers AAU team stayed undefeated this weekend after winning the 16's title at the Kings of the Court Classic in Ankeny.

"The spring has gone really well as a team," Gesell said. "We are still undefeated this spring, including the win at Spiece a couple of weeks ago, which I think got the attention of a lot of people."

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