Friday, October 28, 2016

Rock Valley College 4th Annual JUCO Jamboree Saturday, October 22, 2016

Rock Valley College
4th Annual
JUCO Jamboree
Saturday, October 22, 2016

Quality ran event, was worth the track to Rockford to see some prospects we hadn’t viewed in a while and some we’ve followed the last several weeks.  We will identity 7 players whom we felt helped themselves!

1.  Lincoln Weiseman          6’5”         FR            G              MM                Bryant & Stratton College
Good length as a backcourt player, shot it well, was uncanny passer; a player to see again, was skilled with nice feel for the game

2.  Bryson Butler                 6’1”         SO          PG           MM-LM+ Kiskwaukee
A hardnosed ball-handling playmaker, knockdown shots from 3 range; displayed poise & confidence

3.  Ricky Calvin                  6’5”         SO           WF          MM-LM+ Illinois Valley CC
Consistently took defenders off the dribble, finished at the rim, was a streaky perimeter shooter; OVC, MAC, Summit would be a good target

4.  Keymonta Johnson        6’3”         FR            F                                              Illinois Valley CC
                Was a terror along the baseline.  Plays such a supporting role

5.  Connor Fuller                 6’2”         FR            G              LM+                        Black Hawk College
                Big strong backcourt player with potential to be a two-way threat

6.  Brock Schwarz               6’6”         FR            WF                                          Black Hawk College
The Omaha, Nebraska native shot it well; he could mask as a specialist on the perimeter          



Patrick McCaffrey                  6’9”          WF          2019                        West (Iowa City, IA)
The best player there for 2 days.  His play reminds us of Keith Van Horne. PCaff has the all around package to be a prime time national recruit:  “Destined to be a Hawkeye”

Trayce Jackson-Davis            6’8”          SF            2019                        Center Grove (Greenwood, IN)
Athletic shot-blocker and finisher; Really flourished in the all-star game.  Protected the paint like a big time interior recruit.  One of the top 2 or 3 players at the event

Malik Hall                              6’6”          F              2019                        Sunrise Christian (Wichita, KS)
Metea Valley cast-off, recently re-classified, has a wealth of talent, and he demonstrated it for 2 days.  Swingman type, an athletic Malcolm Hill

Lamond Johnson                     6’3”          G              2019                        Chicago Morgan Park
Was a force at both ends of the floor.  He’s going to be a 2 way stud.  This kid is fearless

Markese Jacobs                      5’10”        G              2019                        Chicago Uplift
He was pure entertainment. Jacobs is starting to remind me of the Wizard Gus Williams, the former Seattle Super Sonics Legend

Jamari Sibley                          6’9”          C              2020                        Nicolet (Milwaukee, WI)
Displayed nice hands; a feather touch & skilled enough to be a versatile threat.  Impressive.

Adam Miler                             6’2”          WG          2020                        Peoria Manual
Explosive southpaw; dynamite in transition; can score in bundles; now I see where all the fanfare created it’s own wave.  Might be No. 1 in the class.

Rodney Clemons                     6’2”          G              2019                        Chicago Curie
Nice player, wiry shot-it from distances, looked invocative slashing to the cup.  I like his potential.

Joel Watts                              5’9”          G              2020                        St. Rita
Had some moments in the All-Star game where he made some big shots

Miles Baker                           6’1”          PG           2019                        Chicago Young
This kid was terrific, played with poise & was in attack mode, most of the day; good looking prospect.  Now who is he backing-up at Young?

John Michael Mulloy               6’8”          F/C          2019                        Carmel (Carmel, IN)
Was mobile & active; competed at a high level; looks like he will thrive in a system setting

Taeyon Neal                            6’10”        C              2019                        Providence St. Mel
Brandishes enormous potential in which he demonstrated during the 2 day rumble, his love for the game often questioned – elected to pass on the All-Star game

Shon Robinson                        6’7”          F              2020                        Morgan Park
Lanky athlete was impressive; ran the floor; scored inside & mid range; blocked shots; Stardom could be in the picture

A.J. White                                6’5”          F              2019                        Rockhurst (Kansas City, MO)
Big body terror; He took it to opponents offensively all day on Sunday

Amauri Pesek                         6’3”          G              2019                        Omaha South (Omaha, NB)
I caught a short version glimpse of his individual’s feats.  He was considered one of the Top 5 players at Pangos.

Jeremiah Hernandez               6’4”          G/F          2019                        St. Viator
The consensus around the camp was he played well enough to be selected to one of the All-Star teams.  This kid was one of the Top 5 under-rated talents at the event.  Top 20-25 in our deep 2019 crop in Illinois.  Did not have his political supporters on-hand with him

Martynas Macenis                  6’4”          G/F          2019                        Stagg (Palos Hills, IL)
Slendly skilled performer knocked down shots and made plays.  Top 5 sleeper

Detalian Brown Jr                  6’2”          G              2019                        Morton (Berwyn, IL)
Sleek & smooth; played with a wealth of confidence, capable scorer, under-rated

Patrick Baldwin Jr                  6’5”          WG          2021                        Haven Middle School (Evanston)
At 13 years of age he was the youngest on-hand.  Already equipped with excellent length.  Has that Allan Houston profile going now, a future star attraction in our area.  Northwestern baby!!!

Marquise Walker                    6’0”          PG           2019                        St. Joseph (Westchester, IL)
Dazzled as he usually does; injury shut him down in the All-Star setting

Brandon Weston                     6’3”          G              2020                       St. John’s Military (WI)
Top 5 under rated performer; made athletic plays & shots, the game looked easy.

Kejuan Clements                     6’2”          G              2019                        Chicago Simeon
Combo type right now, ball handling has to be shored-up, played well in the All-Star setting

Antonio Reeves                       6’2”          G              2019                        Chicago Kenwood
Was good in spurts on Sunday; His game - still raw & in developmental stage

D.J Steward                            6’1”          G              2020                        Fenwick
This kid had the look on Sunday, as a prime time prospect.  It should be interesting watching his growth as a player.  Very talented