Those two players, Dion Waiters and Michael Carter-Williams, are great examples of players who have been in the exact situation Carey is in now and have flourished at Syracuse. But, like I said, I’ve got great people in my corner that prepared me for situations like this.". Point guard Jalen Carey. We’ve got a lot of guys coming back and a couple guys leaving. Priority number one is Jalen Carey, an old school type of guard known for his toughness, scoring streaks, and high-motor abilities. Jalen Moore had 24 points and 12 assists as Oakland topped Wright State 81-71 on Saturday. He played 38 minutes against the Huskies while scoring 26 points, grabbing seven rebounds and picking up three steals. Something didn’t click at SU. He signed with Syracuse over offers from Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Texas, Villanova and many others. Advance it to him. But he’s willing to do whatever it takes to try and do it. Cusefootball32 said... (original post)Don't take my comment to serious, I'm joking lol. The Harlem native selected URI ahead of reported … Fatts Russell, Antwan Walker, Jeremy Sheppard and Jalen Carey have combined to account for 58 percent of Rhode Island's scoring this season and 54 percent of the team's points over its last five games. Assistant coach Gerry McNamara took notice. "Just from then on, seeing how much he believes in me and seeing that as a player, that just gives me a boost from that. That’s really my type of pace. © 2005-2021 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. That would be over five turnovers per 40 minutes. He averaged 3.5 points and 1.6 rebounds. "I think he’s a really good player and has the potential to be a great player. Ball handling drills (pictured above) where he dribbled one ball low to the ground with a different ball in his off hand or dribbled two basketballs low to the ground were a couple of examples. "One thing I want to work on is limiting turnovers," Carey said. CuseNation.com was able to watch Carey during a one hour workout with assistant Gerry McNamara. The Syracuse backcourt just became even more thin as two more guards, Jalen Carey and Howard Washington, are going to transfer from Syracuse, according to a report from Adam Zagoria. One of Jalen Carey's best attributes is his speed. I want to be able to fight through this and show the coaches that I deserve to be out there. He’s A to B as fast as anybody you’re going to find. While discussing Jalen Carey, McNamara stated multiple times how much he loves Carey's attitude and energy. Watching those guys get up and down the court, that’s the type of intensity I want to bring to this team and just have everybody follow suit.". Moore hit all 10 of his free throws. It’s always fun playing the game of basketball. Now, after dealing with an admittedly frustrating freshman campaign, Carey is looking to lead the Orange as the potential starting point for the 2019-20 season. I said, ‘what are you smiling at?’ He said, ‘I love it. That is exactly what Jalen Carey is doing. That’s more points than Howard washing scored all season as a junior. Jalen Carey, a four-star point guard from New York, was heavily considering Miami before the Hurricanes were caught up on the new FBI college basketball corruption investigation. Carey averaged 1.5 points in 11.5 minutes last season in just two games while battling a thumb injury. Being in that situation as a coach and being able to relay what happened with guys in the past to guys in the present. TV: NBCSN Stream College Basketball all season on ESPN+. Jay Bilas shreds NCAA during Illinois-Duke game . If he’s able to do those things, shoot it at a high rate, protect the basketball and still create, he’s going to be a heck of a player.". Not a slow tempo, high ball screen exclusive offense. Maybe creighton and uri, caliorangephan said... (original post)I dont believe that list. Carey showed that mindset every day in practice, in individual workouts and when interacting with his teammates. Sign up now!. "That it was a dramatic change and a great increase. While there are many positives to that level of access, there are also negatives. Carey believes that with him taking on a bigger role on the court and in leadership, along with who is returning, the Orange can be pretty good next season. Carey says nothing could be further from the truth. June 01, 2018: Enrollment. "We have a great coaching staff, I have great parents and great friends that just kept me motivated," Carey said. He’s a point guard in the right system. With each correction or directive from his coach, Carey showed immediate improvement in that drill. It is much more difficult to stick with your current situation and turn things around. He is rated as the nation’s 11th best point guard in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports.Com Carey is a four-star player and ranked as the nation’s 51st best player overall. First, he showed flashes of brilliance early in the season when starting point guard Frank Howard missed the first seven games. He credits his support system for being able to fight through some of those frustrating times. "I feel like if you don’t believe in yourself, nobody will. That’s more points than Howard washing scored ... caliorangephan said... (original post)A common position amongst syracuse fans is, "he would have been better served playing off the ball." I 100% believe it. Not only does that give Carey something to point to as he looks towards his sophomore season, but it gave the coaching staff invaluable experience in exactly how to navigate these types of situations. Just learning how to stay composed. "I feel like I would’ve broke down by now with just being frustrated and not playing in back to back games. One thing I want to do now is playing faster. It takes a special kind of person to continue to understand how one's selfishness can negatively impact a team. They difficult situations nearly impossible to deal with. He wants to be worked with.". Those who play at a high level need to have that in order to succeed, and Carey certainly does. He hit his 10th in a row with 12 seconds left in the session. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. 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How he could create shots for him and get in the paint and kick to him. It’s a been a … We know what he’s capable of. When Jalen Carey was experiencing his most frustrating or down moments of his freshman season, it was the support of the Syracuse coaches, along with friends and family, that helped him keep the proper perspective. www.espn.com/college-sports/basketball/recruiting/player/_/id/224166 "Never really a thought," Carey said. With him coming back and being a leader, I feel like we can be real good. He shot 59% from the floor during those games as well. "We’re going to play 10 times faster than we did this year," Carey said. "In the game where we’re living now where guys want instant satisfaction, they want that reward right away," McNamara said. Once Buddy established himself in practice as this elite level knock down shooter, I think it opened the eyes of Jalen to what he could do with Buddy on the wing. “I wouldn’t blame it on injuries, it just didn’t work out,” he said of his time at Syracuse. "One way I always looked at it as was me being frustrated was selfish to my teammates and selfish to myself. It’s interesting to watch him and Buddy. Add New. That speed should allow the Orange to play a more up-tempo style. "That’s one thing I felt like when I got in there, I had a hard time with turning the ball over. McNamara informed him of the time constraints and Carey went to work. New, 41 comments. Sometimes that is the easy way out and not necessarily the best decision. Combined with McNamara's belief is respect and trust from both sides. https://twitter.com/matthewgut21/status/1257394580699447298?s=21, I dont believe that list. "One thing I was always taught was not to be selfish," Carey said. Junior Jalen Carey of Immaculate Conception (NJ)/NJ Playaz Early '16-'17 season highlights. Syracuse transfer guard Jalen Carey committed to the Rams on his personal Instagram page. He worked on spot up shooting off of screens. Just taking everything in and using that as motivation for next year. The reasons were two fold. That he was during the workout session. Transferred from Maryland: 2020 recruiting class. "We’ve been through this before as coaches," McNamara said. I love this.’ He loves the work. Jalen was tagged in the video "Jalen Carey's highlights vs. Muncie Central." 247’s Andrew Slater was first on Twitter. Jalen Carey, showing a mature mindset beyond his years, has that proper perspective. Putting the needs of the whole ahead of the needs of yourself. Jalen Carey, Howard Washington and Brycen Goodine are all transferring from Syracuse, per sources. Former top 50 recruit with three years of eligibility left. The No. I’ve always loved that about him.". Saint Joseph's Hawks (0-6) at Rhode Island Rams (4-5) The Line: Rhode Island Rams -12.5 -- Over/Under: 155Click to Get Latest Betting Odds. He is transferring and was a 4 star recruit . The easy decisions are not always the correct ones, however. That is true in all walks of life. Jalen was selected the Player of the Match in the volleyball match against Vacaville Christian on Mon, Aug 20 2018. It is a new way for fans to connect with other fans, their favorite teams and players on those teams. "He does a really good job of throwing it ahead. I hope it works out for him. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Within that are some lighter moments as well. At the AAU level, he … We just want to work every day and try to get better.". So there was definitely flashes. February 21, 2018: Unofficial Visit. That’s one thing is he puts the fun in it, but always makes sure you put the work in.". Bad relationships compound frustration situations. "He just smiled. 7 combo guard in the Class of 2018 per 247Sports.com’s composite rankings. He was the go to man at Immaculate Conception high school and the one with the ball in his hands the entire game. So i get that hes long and quick, but I dont see it no matter what syste... ballycuse said... (original post)Who said he’s out of position at the 1? The only thing that’s going to come from me being frustrated is more frustration. I just want to be ready for that moment. In the beginning, there were some things just had me thinking a lot. But prior to arriving on campus, it was coach Autry with whom Carey felt the most comfortable. Posted on Apr 26th, 12:03 PM, , User Since 36 months ago, User Post Count: 777 The last time Carey played double digit minutes was January 12th against Georgia Tech. Coming together as a team, going on a deep run and hopefully competing for a National Championship.". "I love to get the ball up and down the court. Jalen Carey was the man. "In the beginning, it was tough," Carey said. He averaged 27 minutes and 12 points per game during that stretch, including two strong performances at Madison Square Garden. That would quickly change when Carey enrolled last summer. "Number one, I think you have to believe in the work you’re doing," McNamara said. That’s pretty good. Jalen Carey transfers to Rhode Island Rams. He knows that and it is why he is working so hard on both this offseason. "Coach Autry mainly recruited me. Play. Carey was ranked as the No. Even more so when that person is young and inexperienced. Carey followed that up with 14 points, three rebounds and three steals against Oregon in 36 minutes the next night. That confidence and his willingness to work is something assistant coach Gerry McNamara loves. Also in the modern game is social media. Daniel Oladapo had 11 points. If at any point he was called upon to suddenly play a major role, he believed he would excel. Jalen’s the type of guy who wants to play at a quick pace. For Jalen Carey, he bonded first with assistant Adrian Autry. Far too many. McNamara cracking a joke every now and then, with Carey busting out laughing before continuing his work. One of the most discussed players on last season's Syracuse basketball team was a true freshman who played fewer and fewer minutes as the season went along. Just staying focused. "You see five, six, seven hundred transfers per year, it’s easy to do that.". He was the go to man at Immaculate Conception high school and the one with the ball in his hands the entire game. Jalen was in that situation. "Throughout the season, I just continued to work harder in practice and not be afraid to push myself because I know my time is going to come. Check out some highlights of Jalen Carey from the Heat NBPA. Jalen Carey is looking forward to pushing the tempo as well. If a player is dissatisfied with their role, the way they perceive their treatment or a plethora of other factors, they simply transfer to another program and start over. Many times it is playing the role of mentor, advisor and sometimes even father figure. Sometimes that means sacrificing part of yourself. Carey must become a UConn commit for the Huskies to have a good year. "That starts from the repetitions in how we shoot to the percentages in what we’re making to taking care of the basketball on a daily basis. He has some things he needs to work on, obviously, just like everybody. "My confidence level is always going to be real high," Carey said. Carey felt comfortable with coach Autry, and was able to talk to him about things beyond basketball. Jalen Carey enrolls at Syracuse Orange. He’s a bad fit for SU and that’s not necessarily a knock on him. During the hour long workout Carey had with coach McNamara, there were no bright lights, national television broadcast or 30,000 screaming fans. "He’s willing to put in the work so when it’s his opportunity, he’s prepared," McNamara said. That is always a far easier mindset to have when things are going well. Rashad Williams had 18 points for Oakland (3-10, 3-3 Horizon League). He hit at least eight in a row on six different occasions, but could not quite get to 10 as the one minute mark left in the workout approached. "He’s done everything possible to be prepared for it.". To become selfish and put your personal needs in front of the team's. They have to know everyone else's job on the floor, make sure everyone is on the same page, put his teammates in the right position and make others around him better. Jalen didn’t work out here but he’s a great athlete and showed flashes. The Villanova Wildcats staff has extended their first new offer of the July LIve Period to 4-star point guard Jalen Carey. Jalen didn’t work out here but he’s a great athlete and showed flashes. "Just being the guy in high school and coming to where I’m not the focal point of the team. He did score 26 points and 7 rebounds ve UConn as a freshman. Being able to joke with him. "Michael Carter-Williams, Dion Waiters. 61 overall player according to the 247Sports Composite. Rhode Island (Kingston, RI) PG; 6-3; 170; 2020 - SYR 100%; Interests . Become an Annual VIP member today and get access to VIP content, ad-free forums & more. Posted Wed, Oct 24 2018 @ 01:58 PM Congratulations to #6 Jalen Carey for being selected the Vacaville Volleyball Player of the Match. The Harlem native selected URI ahead of reported … Despite that, Carey had only one game with over 20 minutes played for the rest of the season. Last season, Carey committed 41 turnovers with only 25 assists. Jalen Carey. I think he can still become a good player in the right situation. He showed flashes but couldn’t put it together consistently and obviously missed his window this year due to an injury. Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse University basketball player Jalen Carey will be out indefinitely with an injured thumb. Tweets by 247Sports. Also defensively, belongs in a man in my opinion. I always felt like I should be out there, but coach always sees something that I might not see. Did he not perform well with the Orangemen before he was injured ? Carey knows exactly what he has to work on individually in order to be ready to make the team better. Head coach Jim Boeheim said multiple times over the course of the season that Carey's been a hard worker and great presence in practice and in the locker room. Two players I like to watch are Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard. Had to wait their turn and they all worked through it. He approaches an offseason workout with the same passion, energy and effort as he does a showdown with the number one team in the country. Carey responds with high level performance during various drills. Carey was always one of, if not the, best player on the teams he played for in high school and in AAU ball. ", Point guards are the quarterbacks of basketball. His 1.6 turnovers in just 12 minutes per game is an alarming rate. McNamara used that experience to help Carey deal with the lack of playing time. He showed that during his extensive minutes at Madison Square Garden early in the season. On the flip side, in the bad times, it is easier to go the other way. But we saw what he’s capable of when he had the ball in his hands for an entire game in New York. © 2005-2021 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. It was really just frustrating.". Transfers have essentially created free agency in college athletics, especially with the new transfer portal. He wants to be coached. I think the greatest thing about him last year was that he never stopped working.". And then just being able to make plays for our guys. The goal was to make 10 in a row. Pushing tempo and getting guys shots. "I believe in Jalen Carey," McNamara said. Guys who didn’t necessary play, talented guys, as much as they wanted to their freshmen year. At the AAU level, he was the primary offensive weapon for the NJ Playaz. So there was definitely flashes. With G-Mac, he works with the guards, so just being with him every day from the first time I got up there, he contacted me and got me in the gym right away. Syracuse guard Jalen Carey (5) sits on the bench between center John Bol Ajak (left) and guard Howard Washington (right) on the bench during a … The 6-foot-3 guard chose the Orange over UConn, Villanova, Kansas and Miami in 2018. It reminded me a lot of the Tyler Ennis and Trevor Cooney combination. From the highs of scoring 26 points at Madison Square Garden for a kid from Harlem to the lows of DNPs (did not play) and three minutes or less outings down the stretch, it would be easy to get frustrated. Maybe creighton and uri. This was the roller coaster ride of Jalen Carey's freshman season. "Coach Autry and all of the assistant coaches stayed in my ear and compared me a lot to Dion (Waiters) and Michael Carter-Williams in terms of the production they had from their first to their second year," Carey said. Just looking forward to next year. Headlines. It’s can we get to be consistent in the way we do it. That is what happens when you love what you are doing. That was a December 8th victory over Georgetown in which he logged 23 minutes. As McNamara instructs Carey during the workout, that belief is evident. It can lead to reading into every post, perceived body language during games. "He advances the ball," McNamara said. "One thing I learned was just staying mentally prepared," Carey said. jekelish said... (original post)I 100% believe it. Jalen Carey is a consensus 4-star recruit in the class of 2018, who is originally from New York City. What he experienced as a freshman, along with his offseason development, has him ready for what's ahead. I feel like that would be tough for a lot of players coming in who were in my position. Syracuse, Miami and Kansas are the other primary favorites, but things have been tracking toward a battle between the Orange and the Huskies. "With me going through those frustrating times and having my head down a lot, he was one of those guys who was always talking to me," Carey said. "Then putting up a lot of shots to work on my form. Carey certainly felt that frustration as his playing time diminished. Second, as playing time diminished, there was concern he would leave the program. Being age 19, a lot of people aren’t able to do that. 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