2021 shooting guard Sean Durugordon left John Adams (NY) last year after getting the opportunity to play at the prep level and it’s a decision he hasn’t come to regret.
Durugordon helped guide Canterbury Prep (CT) to a 25-2 record and the NEPSAC Class B championship.
Durugordon finished the season averaging around 20 points and 10 rebounds, he confirms, and it’s seasons like this that make it all worth it for the talented shooting guard.
“I knew from the start of the season that if I wanted to win the Class B championship that I would have to be the guy on the team that does everything on the floor,” he said. “And that was the game changer for us. Me just having that mentality.”
Holy Cross, UMass, San Francisco, Marist, NJIT and Fairfield were the programs that offered since the season started.
Binghamton, Sacred Heart, Fairleigh Dickinson and Wagner have also offered with interest coming from DePaul, Providence, Washington State, Rutgers, VCU, Rhode Island and more.
“I’ve became a much more consistent three point shooter this year. I shot 40-percent from 3 this year,” he said. “My passing ability has improved. I can see the floor better and just became a bigger threat without having to score the ball…whether it’s rebounding, locking up the best player on the other team or creating shots for my other teammates.”
Consistent improvement is what a lot of coaches saw over the course of the year from Durugordon. During the Mercer Invitational Tournament, Durugordon added an offer from NJIT after scoring 37 points and grabbing 15 rebounds in one game, and scoring 41 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in the other. In two games, he scored just a hair under 80 and grab 25 rebounds out of the backcourt and those are the kind of things that he will be looking to showcase this summer on the circuit with Crown Basketball.
“My confidence has increased a lot and my body has developed more physically,” he explained. “I have no doubt that my performance this summer will be at its peak, as it is my last summer of AAU ball.”