As the most important time of the recruiting year approaches for 2020 uncommitted players, we caught up with Eric Rowland to discuss his expectations for the coming season and to chat about basketball in general. The 6’5 versatile wing will run with Maryland 3D this spring and summer season and is looking to make a name for himself on the recruiting scene.
RLH: What are you looking forward to the most for this spring/summer basketball season?
ER: Just competing in front of coaches and showing [them] my game.
RLH: Do you have anything you want to work on this spring/summer in preparation for your last year of high school basketball?
ER: I want to work on getting my shot more consistent and just getting stronger.
RLH: What is the biggest difference between high school and AAU basketball?
ER: The biggest difference is definitely the change of pace. my AAU team plays very uptempo.
RLH: Who is your favorite player in the NBA right now? Why?
ER: I like Brandon Ingram. I like the way he plays and I feel like we play similarly.
RLH: What schools have been showing interest in you so far?
ER: York College of Pennsylvania.
RLH: How much has your game changed from this time last year? How so?
ER: It’s changed a lot; I’ve gotten taller and more explosive.
RLH: Who was the toughest player you face last year?
ER: Gary Grant of Thomas Stone High School. He was strong and attacks the rim hard.
RLH: Who do you think is going to win the NCCA tournament this year?
RLH: What is the most important less you have learned playing for your coaches at your AAU team?
ER: I need to be in great condition [in preparation] for college.