Davon Reed ’13 Princeton Day Acdemy (NJ): At last year’s Hoop Group Elite Camp, Reed stood out as an underclassmen. Now as a rising junior, the 6’3 prospect has brought his game to a new level in 2011. A more complete game on both ends of the floor should have college coaches thrilled.
Malik Nichols ’12 Boys & Girls (NY): The Boys High standout was set to attend Hofstra University this fall. Instead, Nichols will be displaying his offensive arsenal in front of an extraordinary amount of college coaches this week.
Jermaine Lawrence ’13 Cardozo (NY): One of the more interesting prospects here at the event, Lawrence has all the tools to become a stellar player. With his athleticism and size, the 6’8 forward must prove he belongs with national talent.
Rashun Davis ’12 Davidson Day Academy (NC): At 6′, Davis proved to be one of the quick players with the ball in his hands on day one. Finishing at the rim with ease, the North Carolina prospect has a great opportunity this week when matched against other top guards.
Patrick Holloway ’12 Paul VI (VA): Know for his incredible jumpshot from beyond the arc, Holloway has come out and shown his versatility on the offensive end. Attacking the basket and finishing at the rim with fines has been intriguing so far.
Brian Bernardi’12 Xaverian (NY): Similar to Holloway, Bernardi has a shooting-stroke that makes defenses nervous. Also like the Paul VI prospect, Bernardi is impressive in other ways: an improved toughness with the ball has proved to do the sharp-shooter wonders on the offensive end.
Nate Hickman ’13 Wilmington Christian (DE): The 6’2 shooting guard impressed with his fantastic athleticism and high basketball IQ. Hickman’s understanding of the game proved to pay dividends for his team. Hickman also caused excitement when raising for a slam.
Malcolm Richardson ’12 Penn Wood (PA): Richardson proved to a be a smooth customer with the ball in his hands on Day One. The 6’1 guard had great poise handling his team’s offense.
Oscar Assie ’12 Putnam Science Academy (CT): The 6’5 forward was one of the more intriguing players on day one. Assie would make his presence felt on the offensive end by finishing with authority at the rim. His size and strength allowed for easy baskets.
Johnnie Davis’13 Neumann-Goretti (PA): Davis used his 6’4, well-built, frame to overpower defenders on Day One. The lefty was able to get to the rim and finish aggressively while also dishing off to the open teammate if the shot wasn’t available.