Jason Smith (basketball)

Jeff Jacobs: Makai Ashton-Langford Likely To Have Bright Future With UConn

Jeff Jacobs: Makai Ashton-Langford Likely To Have Bright Future With UConn

With 13 minutes left in the first half of the National Prep Championship semifinals on Thursday, Makai Ashton-Langford spun through the lane. With defenders rushing to cut him off, the UConn commit spotted Sidney Wilson Jr. out of the corner of his eye heading to the rim along the right baseline.

Slick pass. Thunder dunk. Message sent.

At 17-9, it would mark Brewster Academy's biggest lead in a 76-73 victory over Putnam Science Academy at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven.

"I let the game come to me," Ashton-Langford said. "I don't force anything. If I come off a screen, I'm not just a driver. If my teammate is open, I will find him."

There...

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