Pitt Jam Fest Day 2 Standouts

Devon Sims – District Basketball Club 16U
Devon is a rangy defender with quick reactions and good instincts. He showed the ability to elevate and finish through contact. He rebounded exceptionally well out of his position.
Myles Hanson –  Minnesota Fury 17U
Myles is a long, athletic wing with a soft touch around the basket and a smooth, confident perimeter stroke. He’s a tremendous passer who exhibits very good vision and awareness. He did a nice job communicating to his teammates, particularly on the defensive side of the ball. 
Brendan Hoban –  Middlesex Magic Crotty/Boyle 17U
Brendan displayed big time shot making ability, netting 5 first half threes in a big game vs. Team Takeover Black. He’s a crafty guard who demonstrated poise and toughness, exhibiting the ability to handle pressure and create for his teammates.
Suhkmail Mathon – DC Blue Devils NH 17U
Suhk is a highly skilled big man with a nice feel for the game. He is very long and active defensively, and does a nice job staying vertical when challenging shots. He ran the floor hard, showcasing solid mobility to go along with a high motor.
Diogo Brito –  WV Wildcats Select 17U
Diogo is a very smooth guard, with a very nice shooting touch from the perimeter. He has incredible vision, and is an unselfish play-maker. He’s a sneaky athlete who knows how to move off the ball and get open. 
Jalen Carey – NJ 16U
Jalen is a special talent in Jersey. The 6’3 guard has an explosive first step and blows buy guys off the dribble. He constantly gets himself into the paint, and finishes everything around the bucket. He got lay ups at will this weekend.
Armoni Foster –  Boro Elite 17U
Armoni is a scorer, no other way to put it. In three games he put up 35, 44 and 29. Doesn’t matter who you’re playing or where, numbers like that are impressive. The 6’3 guard had himself a great weekend.
Elijah Perry – Rising Stars 15U
It’s one thing to be a shooter, it’s another to hit big shots against big teams. In Rising Stars upset over BWSL EYBL, that’s exactly what Perry did. The 5’11” freshman hit nine, yes nine, threes en route to 32 points and a big win for an up and coming program
Brandon Wade – Gators Elite 16U
Despite a tough loss to BWSL Chiz, Wade showed out in front of a number of coaches including a Michigan assistant who coaches in his backyard. The 6’2” sophomore from Michigan was 6-for-7 from deep and finished with 30 points as coaches raved about his ability to create space and knock down shots.
Timon Jones – Team Richmond Garner Road 16U
Jones had a huge weekend despite his team going 1-2. The 5’10” under-the-radar guard was a scoring machine, as he went for 30 points and 5 assists against Middlesex Magic 16U in a loss. Jones also had a 20 point game earlier that day.
Kamil Chapman – Team Loaded 757 17U
The 2017 point guard from North Carolina was a handful as he went for 25 points and 6 assists in a win over New Jersey Ballaz. The lightning quick PG showed great feel and finishing ability in the paint, and was a hot commodity throughout the day.
Dajour Rucker – BWSL Chiz 16U
BWSL Chiz has had a variety of players that have stepped up on their run to the Final Four, but Rucker had perhaps the best game of the day for them. The freshman, playing up with 16U, finished with 20 points and 8 rebounds, including hitting three from deep. The 6’6” forward has been trending up for the last few weeks and showed why on Saturday.
Jack Herron (@JWHerron10 ) and Adam Ayalew (@AKAyalew) contributed to this article
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