High-SchoolNew-York: Venice Beach

Coleman Talks Elite 24

August, 24, 2011
Dajuan Coleman may only be a teenager, but he's a veteran when it comes to elite basketball. The Jamesville-DeWitt senior center and No.15-ranked player in the ESPNU 100 is entering his third stint at the Boost Mobile Elite 24 this week.

My fellow ESPNHS colleague Dave Auguste, who is on the scene at Venice Beach, caught up with the highly coveted big man to talk about his past experiences as well as who Coleman hopes to dunk on in Wednesday's midnight run.
On the difference between Rucker Park (Elite 24's former home) and Venice Beach: "The biggest difference between the two venues is the environment and the fans. Rucker Park is more live and the fans are into the game. But I'm just out here to play and have some fun.

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