HAMPTON, Va. Day 2 of a Hampton event of a Nike EYBL brought another day of standout performances. But a opening that stood out a many was a organisation opening of an considerable California Supreme organisation who ran a record to 7-0.
Supreme plays organisation ball
There are teams with some-more particular talent than California Supreme. There are also teams that go about their business with some-more style. However, there aren’t many teams that go about their business in a some-more effective demeanour and with some-more of a concentration on organisation success. The outcome is a stimulating 7-0 record during EYBL play by Saturday night.
That’s not to contend that Miles Simon’s organisation doesn’t have talent, though, since they aren’t lacking that dialect either. Four-star sophomore indicate ensure Parker Jackson-Cartwright ranks No. 25 in a category of 2014. Three-star youth large male Torren Jones ranks No. 120 in 2013 while three-star youth sharpened ensure Jordan Matthews has been on a scoring and sharpened rip that has him pulling tough for a Rivals150.
On tip of that, Supreme facilities maybe a single-hottest partisan in a nation in 2013′s No. 54 actor Marcus Lee. While a 6-foot-9 large male from Antioch (Calif.) Deer Valley isn’t putting adult distended numbers, a coaching crowds examination him have been enormous as scarcely any big-time module has offered. Thin and quick, he patrols a paint swatting shots, is an superb passer and shows copiousness of guarantee as a scorer interjection to soothing touch.
Basically a whole Pac-12 has offering Lee as have a likes of Duke, Texas AM, Kansas, Boston College, San Diego State and others. In Hampton, Lee has also seen augmenting courtesy from Kentucky and North Carolina.
“With all going on there’s no egos with them,” Simon told Rivals.com. “All they caring about is winning.”
Young enjoying his run of success
The nation’s No. 9 actor in a category of 2013 James Young suspicion that he would have success in a EYBL. The 6-foot-6 tiny brazen was entrance off of a enormous youth year and had been feeling good about his open workouts. Still, he never figured that things would go as good as they have.
“It’s astounded me a lot,” pronounced Young of his success. “There’s a lot of good players out here and to see that my talent is good adequate to play good opposite these guys has been a good thing.”
The product of Troy (Mich.) High hasn’t only played good in a EYBL, he’s been flat-out widespread during times personification with The Family
He’s a clever and earthy wing who can condense to a rim. He finishes unequivocally good in transition and he’s turn a flattering income jump-shooter who defenders can’t means to give an open demeanour to. Young says that he likes to play earthy and since of that he’s happy to be seen as some-more of a tiny brazen than a sharpened guard.
“I unequivocally see myself as a three,” pronounced Young. “I could play a dual though we cite being a 3 man. we like to distance adult a bigger guys and take them off a leap and be physical.
According to Young, he’s generated offers from Providence, Ohio State, Michigan State and Missouri while Kansas and Kentucky rate high on his list though carrying nonetheless offered. Young says that a 2012 National Champions — who have watched him copiousness in Hampton — are his stream leaders.
“Kentucky is my favorite,” pronounced Young. “I like a offense and how they play and how Coach Cal coaches it all.”
Matthews entrance on strong
While his teammate James Young has been removing copiousness of love, youth indicate ensure E.C. Matthews has been personification unequivocally good himself.
A 6-foot-4 indicate ensure with distance and good speed with a round out of Romulus (Mich.) High, Matthews has been superb as both a playmaker and scorer while initiating The Family offense in Hampton.
Some schools are recruiting him as a two, some as a combo ensure and some as a indicate ensure though he really has a welfare as to that position he plays in college.
“I’ve played a indicate my whole life,” pronounced Matthews. “People are recruiting me a tiny bit as both a indicate and sharpened ensure though I’d like to be recruited as a point.”
In no rush to make a decision, Matthews wants to see what form of new courtesy comes his approach after April’s dual open weekends and afterwards he’ll demeanour to maybe set adult some unaccepted visits and start squeezing things down.
“I’m only perplexing to infer myself,” pronounced Matthews. “I’m perplexing to find my niche and uncover that we go as a tip prospect.”
During 16-and-under play, sophomore sharpened ensure Rashad Figures of a Playaz was unequivocally impressive. A hard-charging 6-foot-4 slasher who compliments his jaunty drives with timely jump-shooting, he scores points in bunches. He’s nonetheless to accept any grant offers, though he has been conference from Georgetown, Seton Hall, Rutgers and Iona among others.
Only a freshman, 6-foot-2 combo ensure Jalen Coleman from Indianapolis (Ind.) Cathedral looks to have vital collection during his disposal. The 2015 awaiting has skill, good size, good length and healthy instincts that lead him to conflict a rim. Indiana has already offering while a likes of Illinois, Michigan State, Purdue, Notre Dame and others are display early interest.
Late final summer, an early rise during 6-foot-7 brazen Ivan Rabb told us that he had a possibility to be unequivocally good. Now, a beginner from Oakland (Calif.) Bishop O’Dowd is creation good on that guarantee and has been one of a improved class-of-2015 prospects we’ve seen this spring. Quick and flexible on a interior, he’s got good hands, a nose for a round and plays tough on any finish of a floor.
When it comes to fast improving players, there aren’t many entrance on stronger than Arkansas joining Bobby Portis. The 6-foot-10 and flourishing large male from Little Rock (Ark.) is due for another vital strike in a rankings adult from his stream mark of No. 56. The extensive core runs a floor, is all over a glass, has good hands and is a glorious descent player. He creates mid-range jumpers, scores jump-hooks nearby a idea and is relentless in chasing descent rebounds. As it stands, Portis is going to consequence critical care for five-star status.
Power wing Jamel Artis had himself an glorious day for Baltimore Elite. A large and earthy 6-foot-6 child who has to play some on a interior since of B.E.’s miss of altogether size, Artis is a multi-dimensional actor who bodies defenders, handles a round and hits a glass. When he’s got a jumper dropping from low like it did on Saturday, he looks like a high vital wing.
Torren Jones says that he has offers from San Diego State and Wyoming while Missouri, Washington State and San Francisco are among those holding looks. The 6-foot-8 appetite brazen from Chandler (Ariz.) Basha plays with good appetite on a glass, is removing stronger and doesn’t seem to mind doing a unwashed work on a interior for California Supreme.
Tyus Jones isn’t a biggest indicate ensure in a category of 2014. He’s not a fastest or many bomb one either. But, there isn’t a improved building ubiquitous — during slightest not that we’ve seen — in a sophomore class. A glorious distributor of a round who can fire and score, Jones’ authority of a pick-and-roll and a inclination with that he sets adult shooters are absurd for a actor as immature as he is.
Class of 2014 teammates Jaquan Lyle and Trey Lyles deservedly get a lot of courtesy for a Spiece Indy Heat. Lyle is a large and clever 6-foot-5 combo ensure with super building prophesy and a ability to make plays off a bounce. Headed to Indiana, Lyles is a rarely learned descent actor and has good distance for a immature appetite forward. But, keep an eye on another 2014 awaiting in Trevon Bluiett. The 6-foot-5 sophomore isn’t a many jaunty guy, he doesn’t strike we as a best ball-handler or a many dangerous shooter. But, a man has a autocratic feel for a diversion and is a reversion actor with a ability and craft-based diversion like Mark Aguirre and Adrian Dantley had behind in their day. The man produces during a high turn and gets a pursuit done.
Davon Reed of Team Final has strike a expansion emanate and a four-star youth is now pulling 6-foot-6. He’s got offers from West Virginia, Seton Hall, Rutgers, St. Joseph’s and Temple to name a few. Also display seductiveness are Florida, Baylor, Villanova and Syracuse. His Team Final teammate Dominique Reid is one to watch as well. A plain 6-foot-7 appetite brazen out of Timber Creek high in New Jersey, Reid has a good engine and will play physically. So distant he’s got offers from St. Joe’s, Delaware, Robert Morris and Florida Atlantic to go along with courtesy from Rutgers, Nebraska, Wake Forest, Miami and Auburn. He’s formulation to take an unaccepted revisit to Temple subsequent month.
There hasn’t been most doubt about Andrew Wiggins’ position as a tip actor in a category of 2014. If there was, a 6-foot-7 tiny brazen from Huntington (W.V.) Prep totally shredded it on Saturday. Easily a best actor we saw all day, Wiggins was marvellous in all he did. Get out and finish on a break? Not a problem. Juice defenders off a dribble? Not a problem either. Now, a five-star sophomore’s burst shot is entrance in line and he’s reached a turn where he flattering most does whatever he wants, whenever he wants to do it.
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