Gate City's (VA) star eventually gave up football to focus on basketball, but not before making a few highlights. via e-mail. PLAYING.

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© 2020 Trib Total Media | All Rights Reserved. I’m very optimistic about the feedback I have received and can’t wait to take that knowledge to my future home.”. He was a point guard in name only last season, but that will change under Beard. He did not shoot the ball from beyond the arc well at all. 2:35. We realize, at our core, we’re mostly just like everyone else. At some point in all our lives, we face the devastating reality that we are not the greatest thing to grace the earth with our presence. Georgetown sophomore guard Mac McClung, who averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists this past season, is transferring. If Beard handles this to perfection, McClung’s stat-line would look more like 14 points on 5-9, with double the number of assists he registered last season. We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. 1:56. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction.

Fortunately, Chris Beard is among the best in the biz at getting the most out of his players. He has scored over 3,000 points in his high school career which is crazy achievement and he recently broke Allen Iverson’s record for most points scored in a season. Mac had developed to interest in Basketball and during his school days, he started dunking. Yes, Beard knows this. Chris Beard, for the record, is aware of McClung’s flaws. He attracted an online following for his high-flying dunks while he was in high school in Virginia. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Thus, I’ve reached a verdict - however reluctant I was to embrace it - Mac McClung will elevate the Red Raiders because Chris Beard will elevate Mac McClung.

When Mac McClung listed Texas ... who’d been worshipped since his junior year of high school and relied upon as the sole source of offense for a depleted Georgetown roster. It took him a lot of shots to reach his 15.7 points-per-game average.

Noah and Cam are the brothers of Mac.

Mac McClung High School Football Highlights. He brings crowds out to all of his games and if you have seen his clips you can definitely see why. He is committed to Georgetown and we can’t wait to see what he will do on the college level and eventually the NBA. “I got a chance to speak to the (NBA) decision makers and hear what they thought about my game. Now he stands at 6’2 and weighs 175 pounds going into college. WASHINGTON — Georgetown guard Mac McClung plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal so he can switch schools after taking his name out of consideration for the NBA Draft. Ever since then Mac has been one-upping himself. Gate City was normally known for their football team but that all changed when Mac McClung took over as the star of the school. If Beard could get his hands on him, he’d do what he’s done with every player who’s walked through those doors at United Supermarkets Arena - elevate him to or near his fullest potential. He is going between the legs, pulling off backwards dunks, and even jumping over people with complete ease. We do not edit comments. Now he stands at 6’2 and weighs 175 pounds going into college. His dedication to learning to dunk led him to develop a freakish jumping ability that is second to none.

He plays playground basketball, modeling his game after the legendary point guard who’s high-school scoring record he shattered, but with less self-awareness and control than even Allen Iverson displayed in his early years. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article. Our commenting has been temporarily disabled. This kid AVERAGES 40 point games like it’s nothing and his energy is insane. “I want to wish him luck in his future endeavors. He averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists as a sophomore this season but missed time because of a right foot injury and appeared in only 21 of Georgetown’s 32 games. The Red Raiders don’t need him dropping 25 points on 9-24 shooting. I was certain that was too big of a sacrifice for McClung, who’d been worshipped since his junior year of high school and relied upon as the sole source of offense for a depleted Georgetown roster. The guard announced Wednesday that he will transfer to Texas Tech.

He grew in profile as an acrobatic dunker through the rest of his high school career. Behind all of the praises he’s heaped on the guard leading up to and after his transfer, Tech’s coach knows he needs to break down McClung and rebuild him in his own image. Copyright 2020 Kulture Hub. The internet comedian reminding us to laugh again, Finally Focused NY to LA: Episode 5 Photographer Ace of LA, How NBA voting arenas combated voter suppression, upheld democracy, Are you a networking savage? Usually it wouldn’t. We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly. He is from a small city called Gate City, Virginia and attends Gate City HS where he is currently a senior. To play for Tech coach Chris Beard, you have to forfeit the self for the good of the team. BALLiN iN THE BLOOD, A post shared by RiFF RaFF JODY HiGHROLLER (@jodyhighroller) on May 30, 2017 at 2:42pm PDT. The Hoyas (15-17) finished the year with seven consecutive losses. Sometimes it’d go in. “Going through this process was really informative,” McClung said in an interview with

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We moderate comments. It was the best scoring performance in school history and the highest among Virginia publi… McClung is choosing to transfer from Georgetown, after a disappointing season for the Hoyas. As a freshman, he averaged 13.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and two assists in 29 games. Most people either don’t want to put in the work to go through this process, or they’re content with being exactly who they are - which is totally fine, by the way - but it’s not something that will put you in the elite category of whatever it is that you do. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. And Chris Beard has never given me any reason to question his decision-making.

Terms of Service. McClung was hit with his first dose of reality when he heard back from NBA scouts. Watching Mac dunking is like watching art being made, from his explosiveness from when he leaves the ground to caching the ball and slamming it down — it’s a spectacle to behold. These are not normal dunks either. Matt Slocum, Associated Press. 14 in preseason AP Top 25 poll. There are two Big 12 teams ranked ahead of the Red Raiders, with two other conference foes also cracking the top-25. It’s Chris Beard. On countless possessions, he’d intentionally or accidentally (not sure which is worse) ignore wide-open teammates so he could put up a circus shot.

When Mac McClung listed Texas Tech as one of the finalists after deciding to transfer from Georgetown, I completely disregarded the possibility he’d end up in Lubbock. This weekend was huge for both Texas Tech basketball programs, Granted waivers may prove to be game changers for the men’s and women’s team this season, Texas Tech announces complete non-conference basketball schedule, Games against St. John’s and Houston headline the non-conference portion of the schedule for the Red Raiders, The Air Raid Podcast #243: Recap - Texas Tech falls apart against TCU, The Air Raid Podcast #242: Preview - Texas Tech travels to “Lubbock East” to face Texas Christian University.

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