Mahan looks to extend fuure
BALDWIN — Miguel Mahan is looking ahead to keeping his college basketball career going.
He graduated in 2015 from Baldwin after playing three years of varsity basketball.
Mahan has helped during the summer with open gyms for area basketball players.
The goal, he said, was to get youngsters focused on basketball. He was working with Da’Ron Copeland and Deondra McDonald, two other former Baldwin players.
“We’ve run several open gyms,” he said. “It’s pretty much like individual training, working on this like post moves.”
Mahan played at Muskegon Community College after playing junior varsity at Lake Superior State. He’s looking to transfer to an NCAA four-year school He has opportunities in other states, he said.
At MCC, Mahan, a 6-7 forward, was named the Western Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
He set the school record for most blocks in a season with 89, breaking the record of 85 by Phil Hoeker in 1992-93.
Mahan averaged 10 points and 7.1 rebounds a game.