THOMPSON, Conn. – The second stop of Monday was north of the first one, as Marianapolis Prep went later on Monday. They’re not loaded with talent, but the Golden Knights have enough to be dangerous and collectively had a good workout on the day. They will also have plenty of competition for minutes at each position, which never hurts. That may prove to be just the right formula for this season.
The first place where there will be competition will be the point guard spot. One possibility is Eric Murdock, Jr. (6’0″ Sr. PG, Bridgewater (NJ)), who has name recognition as the son of the former NBA guard. A plus athlete, his body isn’t there yet although he’s not a baby physically, and he showed some range on his jumper. He finished with contact and on a couple of occasions rebounded and was a one-man fast break. The other possibility is Ryan Bernstein (Sr. PG, New York (NY)), who doesn’t pass the “look” test but is tough and can shoot. He has a very slight frame, but knocked down several three-pointers and on another play drove and spun to get a layup.
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