With the 17th-Annual Bank Hoops All-State Camp two weeks away, here is another look at a prospect college coaches will want to check out September 26 at Morey Courts in Mt. Pleasant.
He comes from one of the winningest programs in state history, Kalamazoo Central. And shares his father’s name with one of the best to every play there. Yet Thomas Dillard IV, a 6-4 Maroons Giant senior, has run his own race, forged his own path, and there’s a reason that MIAA coaches have been making him a favored guest in recent weeks. Steadily building his skills and perimeter, over the past year Dillard’s game has really made a jump in terms of athleticism, finishing, confidence, a versatile plug-and-play guy who can fit myriad styles at the small college level. And doing it with a 3.9 gpa.