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Username Post: Andrew Funk        (Topic#20471)
KenZ 
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09-04-17 12:56 PM - Post#232612    

commits to our Bison

 
Bison7882 
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Re: Andrew Funk
09-04-17 01:02 PM - Post#232614    
    In response to KenZ

Great, great news! Adam Finkelstein likes this commitment but refers to Andrew as a PG.

 
Bison137 
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Andrew Funk
09-04-17 01:29 PM - Post#232615    
    In response to Bison7882

Great news. Beating out Penn surprises me. Despite what Finelstein may say, I think he is very much a SG - and a good one.

To refresh some memories, he had offers from Penn, Delaware, Drexel, Yale, UMBC, Q'pac, Rider, Boston U, Brown, Loyola, Army, Navy, Colgate, and Lafayette.




 
Bison137 
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Andrew Funk
09-04-17 01:45 PM - Post#232616    
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Funk junior year highlights:


http://www.maxpreps.com/athlete/andrew-funk/R P2MRH...


Funk's Archbishop Wood team went 29-3 last year and was one of the top few teams in PA, winning the 5A state title. . They play some tough competition.




 
HuskyColonial 
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Re: Andrew Funk
09-04-17 03:29 PM - Post#232619    
    In response to Bison137

I liked the way he attacks the basket with both hands.

 
nitlion 
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Re: Andrew Funk
09-04-17 04:49 PM - Post#232620    
    In response to HuskyColonial

Andrew Funk will really deepen our Guard play next season, and we haven't played a game this year. MacKenzie and O'Reilly will be Seniors, Toomer a Jr, Sotos and Sechan, Sophs, Jones a Sr. and Robertson a Jr. both listed as Guards, I consider both small forwards/guards. Now we have to get another Center or really high level power forward, or one of each. I love it when the Bison just keep reloading.

 
Bison89 
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09-04-17 05:02 PM - Post#232621    
    In response to HuskyColonial

Andrew, WELCOME!

Looks like a very good shooter from 3 point land. That is the great equalizer in NCAA hoops.

According to City of Basketball Love:
"The younger brother of Army point guard Tommy Funk, Andrew is a rather different player, though they share some characteristics. A long, athletic combo guard, Funk is knockdown outside shooter off the catch, with the ability to hit from all around the perimeter as well as consistent hit the one-dribble pull-up; he's also good at using the side-step to avoid defenders and still hit from 3. Becoming more vocal on the floor, though he's still never had to be the guy on the point, playing behind his brother as a sophomore and alongside Collin Gillespie as a junior; should get more experience running Wood's offense as a senior. A strong academic prospect, Funk will get a lot of looks from Ivy/Patriot schools this summer and could also see looks from the MAAC, CAA and other such mid-major leagues."

http://www.cityofbasketballlove.com/andrew-funk
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
KenZ 
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09-05-17 07:51 AM - Post#232626    
    In response to Bison89

a bit more on his decision

https://mobile.twitter.com/ClevisMurray/status/9 04...

 
KenZ 
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09-05-17 10:14 AM - Post#232630    
    In response to KenZ

a very nice, longer, article from Josh Verlin (CoBL)

http://www.cityofbasketballlove.com/news_article/s...

 
BisonRoadWarrior 
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09-05-17 11:38 AM - Post#232633    
    In response to KenZ

Recruiting analysts on Twitter:

Adam Finkelstein
"Love this pick-up for Bucknell. In a limited 2018 PG market, Funk was someone I thought could get higher level interest."

Norm Eavenson
"Versatile,no nonsense guard with court savvy. Always engaged and plays to win.A solid shot maker. Glue guy"

Chick Gillespie
"nice pick up for Bison can help at both G positions"


 
Paulie777 
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09-05-17 02:49 PM - Post#232642    
    In response to BisonRoadWarrior

I approve of this guy and another year really is going to go far until he gets to the Hill. Reminds me a little of Ayers and Shazier also which bodes well for the Bison. My prediction is he's going to surprise in a good way and become a second year starter.

 
Bison137 
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09-25-17 05:16 PM - Post#233226    
    In response to Paulie777

Named one of the standouts of this past weekend's City of Basketball Love Shootout:

http://www.cityofbasketballlove.com/news_article/s...

Excerpt:

"Funk demonstrated his ability to penetrate and find the open man spotting up. The 6-3 guard’s shot from beyond the arc is well documented, but he flashed his ability to drive into the lane, which opened up the floodgates for the rest of Archbishop Wood’s high powered offense. The Archbishop Wood backcourt tandem of Funk and Tyree Pickron did a tremendous job facilitating the action on the court, and setting each other up with open shots."




 
Bison137 
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11-13-17 05:54 PM - Post#236153    
    In response to Bison137

Funk signed his letter of intent.

http://www.bucknellbison.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_O...




 
Bison137 
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12-17-17 08:12 PM - Post#240422    
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Funk's Archbishop Wood team has opened up 2-1 against some good opposition. In an 80-70 loss at DeMatha last Sunday, Funk had 25 points, including 4-9 on threes. And he led Wood with 13 points in a 57-56 win over Shipley this weekend.




 
Bison89 
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12-18-17 11:10 AM - Post#240464    
    In response to Bison137

Anytime that you can score 25 against a quality program like DeMatha means that you are doing something right. I am excited to see this kid play in the Orange and Blue!
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
bison63 
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12-18-17 11:27 AM - Post#240468    
    In response to Bison89

Funken right!

 
Bison137 
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12-21-17 09:42 PM - Post#241001    
    In response to bison63

Funk had 22 points tonight to lead Wood to a 67-60 win over Girard College HS in an All-City Classic game.




 
Bison137 
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01-04-18 07:17 PM - Post#242045    
    In response to Bison137

Andrew Funk Plays a Leading Role for Archbishop Wood




 
BisonRoadWarrior 
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Andrew Funk
01-05-18 03:07 PM - Post#242186    
    In response to Bison137

An appetizer before tonight's main course: At 6:15 on WatchESPN, it's Montverde Academy (FL) vs Archbishop Wood

 
Bison137 
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Re: Andrew Funk
01-06-18 10:53 AM - Post#242255    
    In response to BisonRoadWarrior

  • BisonRoadWarrior Said:
An appetizer before tonight's main course: At 6:15 on WatchESPN, it's Montverde Academy (FL) vs Archbishop Wood





Montverde, who is the #1 HS team in the nation, blew out Wood. Funk led his team with 16 points and 4 rebounds.

To give you an idea of Montverde's strength, their five starters are committed to Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, Maryland and Georgia Tech. Their roster includes nine players from foreign countries, including ones from Russia and China. Of the 18 players on the roster, only one is from Florida, where Montverde is located.




 
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