Daniel Rouzan

Weber State Men’s Basketball Signs Daniel Rouzan

Daniel Rouzan’s recruitment was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and moving schools twice; as a result, 6-foot-9 forward Daniel Rouzan is thrilled to join Weber State’s 2022 men’s basketball class as part of its 2022 men’s class. A native of Las Vegas, Rouzan can use his size and soft hands to put opponents on his back while scoring with ease using AAU basketball teams such as Claudell Select. This week while competing on this team in California – Rouzan also mentioned being part of Weber State 2022 Men’s Basketball Class when speaking on AAU teams such as Claudell Select AAU team from California!

Early Life and Education

Daniel Rouzan is a 2022 high school basketball player who has become a star at AAU level through Vegas Elite. His advanced footwork enables him to create open looks from three that he frequently makes good use of – drawing comparisons to NBA players such as Zach Randolph and DeMarcus Cousins.

Weber State men’s basketball has secured its 2022 recruiting class by finalizing the commitment of center Demar Rouzan this week, sealing their 2022 class. Rouzan will bring old-school post play with soft hands and strength as he utilizes screens, dribble handoffs and pick-and-roll actions he demonstrated while playing for LA-based Compton Magic this summer. In addition to Weber State and Duquesne University interest for Rouzan, USC, Fresno State and Duquesne have also shown interest for him as has USC player Demar Rouzan had seen interest from USC USC USC USC Fresno State and Duquesne among others.

Professional Career

After an extended recruitment process was interrupted by COVID-19 pandemic that saw him move twice and most college coaches drop out, Daniel Rouzan has made his choice clear and committed this week to complete Weber State University’s 2022 recruiting class. Rouzan says he chose the Wildcats because they can provide him with opportunities as an up-and-coming post player who looks up to NBA veterans such as Zach Randolph and DeMarcus Cousins. He plans on being a “big, old-school player”, who not only puts guys on his back and scores baskets but also filters the floor through screens, dribble handoffs, and pick-and-pop shooting. Claudell Select is his AAU team this spring after playing prep basketball at Balboa Prep in San Diego and Bishop Gorman High School before attending training camp for them both this winter.

Achievement and Honors

Rouzan is an extremely rare find these days: an athletic, big-bodied power forward who can run the floor, put opponents on his back, and score buckets — as evident on any highlight tape you watch of his games. His skills as a shooter also stand out on highlight reels. In addition, he is adept at setting screens, making dribble handoffs, and hitting jump shots – qualities evident during any highlight reel of him in action. Rouzan has played with various bands such as Lillian Boutte’s Music Friends; Fred Lonzo’s New Orleans Jazzband; Lars Edegran’s New Orleans Jazzband as well as local New Orleans musicians like Wanda Rouzan Hermann LeBeaux Orange Kellin Shannon Powell and Jamison Ross among many others.

Personal Life

Rouzan had early interest from USC, Washington State and other schools when he graduated Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas; however, once COVID-19 emerged into a pandemic heading into 2021-22 school year these schools turned against him as his recruitment stalled. Instead he made the leap to Utah’s Wasatch Academy, then connected with Claudell Select in California before finally beginning receiving serious consideration from coaches again.

Rouzan began courting Weber State last spring and is now fully committed to joining them as a Wildcat. He’s expected to arrive for his first summer workout this weekend and hopes to add his own unique touch to their offense with screen setting, dribble handoffs and pick-and-pop shooting similar to NBA players such as Zach Randolph and DeMarcus Cousins.

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