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Adam Shoulders as soon as once more, did a pleasant job of amassing proficient underclassmen. It’s at all times a enjoyable problem to seek out 15 or so prospects who have been productive on the camp and likewise intrigue as potential long-term prospects.

Nehemiah McMorris 6’7 C – 2025

McMorris confirmed reliability as a finisher, dunking the whole lot inside vary and was on the ending finish of oops. He has a powerful body and completed nicely via contact. He pulled out the eurostep and used both hand at completely different angles, exhibiting tender contact and finesse when applicable. He secured the rebounds in his space on each ends and made his man pay for not placing a physique on him. Whereas his finest work was across the basket, he did present an out of doors shot, connecting on just a few 3PTers within the camp.

Miles Franklin 6’5 SF – 2025

Franklin confirmed good footwork, bought to the rim nicely, and embraced contact. He scored nicely on drives and used his 3PT shot on the perimeter. He’s a pleasant athlete and will get off the bottom shortly on each ends, whether or not dunking or contesting pictures on the rim. He was constantly aggressive and competed defensively, blocking a number of dunk makes an attempt in a single possession at one level within the camp.

Dorian Jones 6’4 160 SG – 2025

There have been occasions when Jones performed a bit free, attempting to land some dunks from far out and pressure threading the needle on some passes, however he had his share of spectacular performs. He bought the place he wished along with his dribble and threw down some dunks within the half-court. Regardless of some turnovers, he constantly made issues occur when the ball was in his palms, seeing the ground and passing nicely. Once I noticed him earlier within the yr, he spaced the ground loads, so it was good seeing him provoke with the ball extra.

Ethan Carter 6’6 180 SF – 2025

Carter had a variety of explosive performs. He excels leaping off one foot and may take off from fairly a bit away from the basket, a really perfect transition finisher as he confirmed on a number of performs. He blocked pictures very nicely for his measurement and confirmed functionality to knock down the 3-ball as nicely. He was restricted as a ball-handler and didn’t get a lot on his personal. He was nice on the offensive glass, together with a tip-in within the closing seconds of the semi-championship to ship the sport into double-overtime.

Abdou Yadd 6’9 220 PF – 2025

Regardless of his age, Simpson is powerful and difficult to comprise close to the basket. Nonetheless very early in his growth, he can enhance offensive method with the ball however did present tender contact inside shut. He’s a pure athlete and performed with a excessive exercise degree, dunking the ball at each alternative. His 3PT capturing remains to be a piece in progress, lacking open knock-down alternatives, however there’s loads to be enthusiastic about with Simpson transferring ahead.

Ama Tening Sow 6’9 185 PF – 2025

Sow is an effective athlete, operating the ground very nicely and attacked the basket within the half-court. He competed on the defensive finish as nicely. He flashed some 3PT capturing however can enhance consistency. He additionally confirmed some faceup capturing out of the submit and linked nicely from midrange. Sow appeared to be in all places when he was on the ground and made an influence every recreation.

Elijah Perryman 6’2 – 2025

I didn’t see a variety of Perryman, however I favored what I noticed. He had a variety of good learn and react moments with the ball. He was efficient along with his dribble, breaking down defenders nicely and I believed he handed the ball higher than anybody else within the camp. The massive males favored taking part in with him, as they bought a basket out of choose and roll alternatives fairly typically. Though initiating and organising others is what he did finest, he confirmed the flexibility to shoot as nicely.

Nikola Bundalo 6’10 210 PF – 2025

Bundalo seems actually good from a long-term perspective. His measurement and contact across the basket are a plus. He can shoot from 3 as nicely, giving him intrigue as an inside-out offensive weapon. There have been occasions he tried to place it down an excessive amount of in site visitors, however he’s fairly shifty as a ball-handler for his measurement. He’s a great athlete as nicely, getting loads of carry across the basket. He threw down just a few dunks off the vertical, coming from passes in addition to offensive rebounds.

Robert Moore 6’6 160 PF – 2025

Moore ran the purpose loads within the camp and has good measurement at that place. He dealt with nicely and bought into the midrange to enter his pull-up, which he bought off and linked nicely when pressured. He scored whereas contested on the rim nicely too. He demonstrated some passing and main in transition. His measurement permits him to get huge and keep in entrance of smaller guards whereas harassing them along with his size, giving him intrigue on the defensive finish.

Cade Bennerman 6’11 195 PF – 2025

Bennerman has superb measurement and mobility. He runs the ground and will get off the bottom nicely, particularly for his measurement. He’s expert for his measurement with some means to seize and go after a defensive rebound. He bought beat at occasions attempting to remain in entrance of the ball when defending the perimeter, not staying decrease than his man, however he confirmed to defend within the paint. Bennerman’s finest basketball is certainly forward of him.

Toni Bryant 6’9 180 PF – 2026

Bryant introduced excessive vitality on each ends. He’s a great athlete, dunking at alternatives and completed alley-oops. He was strong across the basket when he didn’t dunk as nicely, exhibiting some method as a finisher. He by no means gave up on the boards both, giving his group a variety of second probability factors and alternatives. He didn’t present a lot capturing or means to place the ball down, however his influence was evident when he was on the ground.

Deuce Burkes 6’2 PG – 2026

Burkes dealt with the ball and used screens nicely. He penetrated off the dribble and pops off the bottom fairly nicely to cap off with a dunk when given the chance. He made strong reads as a passer as nicely. He has lengthy arms with a giant body and competed nicely defensively. He’s a succesful shooter however excels extra as a ball-handler.

Ethan Hillsman 6’6 – 2026

Hillsman has an excellent physique with a body that may fill out and superb size. He’s not a foul ball-handler however didn’t look actual comfy in transition when he picked up velocity or passing on the transfer. He will also be stronger with the ball. Whereas nonetheless growing, he can shoot off the catch and dribble a bit. He had just a few dunks within the camp and confirmed to be a great athlete general.

Peyton Kemp 6’0 PG – 2027

Kemp created nicely off the dribble, promoting his crossover and altering his velocity to get to the rim. His tight deal with was helpful when the protection tried to choose him up full courtroom as he nonetheless bought the place he wished and handles nicely when selecting up velocity. Within the half-court, he freed himself up for leap pictures at a great fee, connecting nicely from 3 and made the protection pay for going beneath screens. He made good reads as a passer, results in the basket in addition to attacking the paint to kick to the open shooter when the protection collapsed. Defensively, he caught to the ball nicely and has very energetic palms.

Joshua Leonard 6’6 200 PG/SG – 2027

I actually favored what I noticed from Leonard (pictured). He’s solely an incoming freshman however he has a great body and lengthy arms, permitting him to compete bodily with the older gamers. He’s a great and keen passer, exhibiting means to cross nicely on the transfer and at all times knew his choices. He used his physique nicely to submit smaller gamers and completed nicely across the rim utilizing both hand. His capturing prolonged to the 3PT line, exhibiting consolation and good type from distance.




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