Elite 2 Live BLOG

READING, PA–It’s time for another week of elite camp at Albright College! With yet another stacked list of players, we’re set to begin a phenomenal week of basketball as the anticipated second live period nears. Who will show out for the scouts? Looking forward to a great week of camp!

Friday, July 15th

12:42 PM
Here are your official Top 20 all-stars!

Team 1: Judah Jordan (Capitol Christian ’19), Shawndale Jones (Kiski Prep ’17), Tyler Plummer (Orangeville Prep ’17), Jake Kuhn, (St. Maria Goretti ’17), Armando Bacot (Trinity ’19), Gabe Stefanini (Bergen Catholic ’17), Kyle Copeland (Phillips Exeter ’17), Nana Opoku (Potomac ’17), Andrea Donda (Monsignor Scanlan ’18), Chris Duarte (Redemption Christian ’17)

Team 2: Denmark Slay (St. Agnes & St. Stephen’s ’17), Jalen Ray (Hampton ’17), Souleymane Koureissi (Iona Prep ’18), Zach Jacobs (Trinity ’17), Josh Alexander (Iona Prep ’18), Bryce Wills (Iona Prep ’19), Jalen Carey (Immaculate Conception ’18), Chase Audige (Hill School ’18), Justin Winston (Immaculate Conception ’18), Isaiah Todd (John Marshall ’20)

12:15 PM
Be on the look out for all of our award winners, team champions, and all-stars on twitter!! Awards ceremony is set to start soon!

10:48 AM
Championship games will be tipping off in the rec in about a half an hour, giving eight different teams one last shot to show off for the scouts prior to the all-star games. It’s never too late to make some noise!

9:22 AM
It’s time for our playoff games! Who will make their final mark on Elite 2?

8:13 AM
The final day of camp has arrived! It’s been a great week, and now it’s time for each player to have one final game set before we finish with award ceremonies and all-star games this afternoon. Still a little time to left to be elite!

Thursday, July 14th

6:30 PM
Check out our interview with Bryce Wills!

5:30 PM
Bryce Wills (Iona Prep ’19) is one of the top rising sophomores in the country and has been on fire all week here at Elite 2. Be on the look out for our live interview with him later this evening!

4:09 PM
Tons of player-specific highlight tapes have been going up on twitter; check it out!

2:19 PM
More basketball? Yes please! The afternoon sets have just tipped off all across campus.

1:30 PM
The morning set has come to a close, check our twitter feed for the “Live Period Player Watch” of which top players will be where this afternoon!

11:54 AM
More offers continue to come in for our campers! Congrats to Chris Efretui (Park School ’18), who snagged a St. Bonaventure offer this morning!

10:58 AM
Here’s some video content of the two Penn State offer recipients, as well as yesterday’s brief video recap!

9:12 AM
It’s time for another day of basketball here at Albright! With D1 scholarships on the line, who will impress the scouts here on day three?

In terms of offers during the early portion of this week’s live period, a pair of juniors, Jalen Carey (Immaculate Conception ’18) and Justin Winston (Immaculate Conception ’18) both received offers from Penn State yesterday!

Wednesday, July 13th 

9:38 PM
Read another article about some of the great stuff going on at camp!! First Day of Live…Wealth of Opportunity

8:51 PM
Our eight standouts from Wednesday’s action: Elite 2 – Day 2 Standouts

8:43 PM
We’ve had a lot of exciting finishes in the late set of games, including a half court buzzer beater and an overtime buzzer beater from three!! This is what camp is all about, as we continue to see highly competitive hoops as the day winds down.

Also, you can check out some interesting interview content with Austin Williams (Seton Hall Prep ’17) here!

7:04 PM
Tons of schools have already filed in to watch some basketball today, including the likes of Penn State, George Mason, Columbia, Towson, and many more across Division I. Be on the look out for our day’s standouts later tonight!

5:00 PM
The live period has begun!!

4:30 PM
Only thirty minutes until the live period…who’s ready to show off for some D-I scouts?

4:00 PM
How about Austin Williams (Seton Hall Prep ’17)? Just picked up his third offer of the week, after entering camp the summer with zero offers!

2:15 PM
Games are underway once again! The live period begins in just under three hours, so now is the time for players to kick into high gear for the Division I coaches. Check out who’s playing where on our twitter feed!

12:50 PM
The morning set of games is complete! Check out our standouts from the first three rounds of action:

Also, be on the look out for where our top players will be tipping off this evening at the beginning of the live period!

11:36 AM
Games are continuing to roll on here at Albright! Many players are showing their stuff, including Anthony Daudu (St. Joan of the Arch ’19), who has been a powerful rim protector with his length at 6’6″.

9:50 AM
Games are now officially underway on all courts, with the first morning set starting at 9:40. Time for these young talents to show off their skills in front of college coaches during the first truly competitive games of the week

8:44 AM
We’re back for another loaded day of hoop group basketball! Teams have been made and each will participate in three sets of games today. With the live period starting in eight hours, it’s time to bring your a-game!

Tuesday, July 12th 

7:30 PM
As the night winds down, our players are continuing to show off their skills on all courts. We’re looking forward to hearing from ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg later tonight!

6:01 PM
People come from all over to attend elite camps, including Expressions, an EYBL team from Massachusetts!

5:53 PM
Check out our standouts from the first set of scrimmages!

4:51 PM
Ben Syufy (St. Ignatius Prep ’18) is lighting it up from beyond the arc in the tryouts, draining five threes. Currently flying under the radar, but definitely turning heads with his sharpshooting ability.

4:38 PM
Colton Lawrence (Hill School ’17) just made the dunk of the day so far, catching a lob and rattling the rim with a thunderous two-hand jam. Highlight-reel showing so far for the postgrad who currently holds an offer from VMI!

4:13 PM
Lots of action in the “mentions” column for this week’s camp! Everyone is excited to see how the week will unfold with the talent pool we have:

3:45 PM
Finally, we’ve got some basketball being played at Albright! Campers will each have two sets of scrimmages to show off their skills before we wrap up tonight. Also, check out who’s tweeting about Elite 2!

3:08 PM
Now that skills and drills are over, the campers will have a brief assembly before they are ready to break out into the tryout games to determine the teams for the next 3 days. Who will standout and attract the attention of scouts and coaches?

1:43 PM
Four hours and several hundred campers later, the registration is over! Following a brief camp meeting, the players are ready to split up into their stations and begin play.

9:40 AM
Registration is well underway, as the players for this week’s camp are filing in and getting themselves checked in. Just the beginning of a fantastic week!

8:15 AM
It’s a beautiful day here at Albright! Registration will be opening up in just about 45 minutes.

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