Coach: Dre Simmons
#4: 4’11 ’25 James Warren (Greensboro, NC)
Starting things off, we look at a player that displayed an excellent attitude and some useful skills during camp, James Warren. He’s a strong-bodied guard prospect that typically looks to apply scoring pressure from the off-guard position. Warren is a decent perimeter shooter off the catch but looks to keep the ball moving whenever possible. He worked hard on defense and pursued any available loose balls throughout the day. Warren maintains a calm demeanor and team-first mentality on the court. Next in his development process is becoming craftier with the ball in his hands, as it will allow him to make a much stronger impact on offense. Coach Simmons on Warren: “James is a great teammate. He is very supportive, very coachable, and gives maximum effort. He moves great without the ball, creating open opportunities for other teammates.” Warren is quite young and should have ample time to continue building his basketball identity.
#9: 5’2 ’25 AJ Gladieux (Holly Springs, NC)
Next, we look at a player that stood out with his ability to shoot the ball from midrange and beyond, AJ Gladieux. He’s a wiry guard prospect that plays with a strong motor on either side of the ball. Offensively, Gladiuex looks to move without the ball and set himself up for spot-up opportunities, which was his most reliable scoring avenue during camp. He also showed the ability to knock down shots within one to two dribbles without forcing the action. Next in his development process is working to add strength, as it would allow him to add a penetration game to complement his perimeter shooting. Coach Simmons on Gladieux: “AJ is a good shooter in the catch-and-shoot situations. He showed flashes of penetration at times and made open shots frequently. He plays at a great pace and never seemed to be rushed under any situation.” Gladieux should continue working, as he could become a useful contributor over these next few years.
#15: 5’3 ’24 Daniel Coronell (Fletcher, NC)
Moving onto a player that provided his team with excellent energy and a team-first mentality, Daniel Coronell. He’s a wiry guard prospect that looks to create havoc however possible on both ends of the floor. Coronell shows flashes of a formidable jumper from the perimeter, but knows how to defer to open teammates. He fights for extra possessions and works hard to make an impact on defense. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would allow him to be a more useful defender and rebounder. Coach Simmons on Coronell: “Daniel gave great effort without being told to do so. He’s very scrappy and got on the floor for loose balls. He gave maximum effort in the drill stations and proved to be a very good teammate.” Coronell has been at numerous camps and seems to make adjustments to his game each time out.
#21: 5’0 ’25 Kyri Wilson (Mooresville, NC)
Continuing onto a player that made a pretty strong impression with his polish and high IQ, Kyri Wilson. He’s a smart, lightning-quick point guard prospect that already understands how to properly run a team. Wilson is very crafty and offers an exceptional balance between scoring and playmaking. Most opponents struggled with his first step and he was able to blow by almost anyone in his path. Next in his development process is adding a reliable perimeter jumper to his arsenal, as it would complement his savvy penetration ability quite well. Coach Simmons on Wilson: “Kyri is a crafty point guard that pass or score equally well. He has a quick first step, which allows him to blow by defenders at will. He makes great decisions with the ball and is absolutely fearless. Kyri will go at anybody, no matter their size. He has a high motor and basketball IQ. Getting stronger is next in his development.” Wilson was nothing short of impressive during his time at camp and should be a prospect to keep an eye on going forward.
#27: 5’5 ’24 Jadah Freeman (Cornelius, NC)
Next, we look at a player that operated as a primary glue-guy during his time at camp, Jadah Freeman. He’s a wiry, well-rounded guard prospect that is capable of making plays and impacting the game on both ends of the floor. Freeman is smart and able to adapt to various different roles. He scored the ball with efficiency, but also looked to set up his teammates whenever possible. Freeman rebounded the ball well for his size and made multiple plays in transition. Next in his development process is working to establish a reliable three-point shot, as it would make him a more complete offensive threat. Coach Simmons on Freeman: “Jadah is a great ball-handler with quality court vision. He can get to the rack with ease and showed flashes of shooting from beyond the arc. He’s very unselfish and a team-first player.” Freeman had a pretty productive showing and has the necessary tools to be a productive high school player.
#36: 5’7 ’24 Tre Henry (Fayetteville, NC)
Moving onto a player that was among the most polished all-around scorers on his team, Tre Henry. He’s a strong-bodied guard prospect that displays a high motor and understands how to utilize it. Henry is a quality scorer that looks to attack the basket whenever possible, but has the ability to knock down open jumpers from the perimeter. He sees the floor well and is capable of making nice passes to his teammates, especially in transition. Henry did a solid job of containing his assignment on defense and when working on the glass. Next in his development process is working on the consistency of his three-point shot, as it would make him a more complete offensive threat. Coach Simmons on Henry: “Tre got to the rim anytime he pleased. He’s very aggressive and a flat-out scorer. I’m very intrigued to see him in the future.” Henry was among the most productive offensive players on this team and could be one to watch grow.
#46: 5’10 ’24 Howard Herbert (Fayetteville, NC)
Continuing onto a player that arguably stood out as most intriguing prospect on this team, Howard Herbert. He’s a long, athletic wing prospect with a lot of confidence and smooth tendencies. Herbert has a quality feel for the game and is capable of hurting his opponent in a variety of different ways. He can score the ball efficiently from all three levels and displays range and creativity when doing so. Herbert handled the ball effectively and displayed nice vision when attacking. He overwhelmed his assignment on defense by utilizing his length and motor at every opportunity. Next in his development process is working to add strength, as it would maximize his physicality on defense. Coach Simmons on Herbert: “Howard is a long, athletic kid that can play both sides of the ball. He stepped out and showed range on his jumper out beyond the three-point line. He’s fast as lightning. Howard is a very good defender that takes on any challenge.” Herbert has the chance to be special, especially considering his age.
#52: 5’11 ’23 Myles Williamson (Mooresville, NC)
Next, we look at a player that was easily this team’s most productive all-around performer, Myles Williamson. He’s a big, strong guard prospect that can cause matchup problems and take advantage of opponents with his incredible strength. Williamson handles the ball extremely well for his size and is capable of getting downhill, attacking the basket, and finishing through contact whenever he desires. He knocked down multiple jumpers, but typically looked to get inside the paint. Williamson is a phenomenal rebounder that can push transition play with relative ease. He’s terrific in the open floor and does a nice job of looking to set up his teammates. Next in his development process is working to add a reliable three-point shot to his arsenal, as it would make him virtually unstoppable on offense. Coach Simmons on Williamson: “Myles is strong as an ox. He’s a good ball-handler that can get to the rack with ease. He has good court vision for a guy at his position. He has the potential to be a game-changer and a go-to guy for his team. Myles is a dog!” Williamson is a very appealing prospect, given his obvious versatility and productivity, and should carry that into the high school ranks.
#57: 6’3 ’24 Andrew Newton (Mooresville, NC)
Finishing up, we look at a player that has a lot of quality tools and the necessary mentality to impact both sides of the ball, Andrew Newton. He’s a wiry post prospect with nice length, which allows him to operate as a primary rebounder and rim-protector. Newton displayed solid footwork and touch with either hand when working out of the post. He moves well for his size and showcased excellent defensive instincts throughout the day. Newton altered a considerable amount of shots and ran the floor with purpose in transition. Next in his development process is working on his shooting consistency, as it would make him a very useful pick-and-pop option. Coach Simmons on Newton: “Andrew is a long big man that has a great feel for the game. He has good timing on defense and had several blocks throughout the day. He’s a great finisher around the basket.” Newton still has another year of middle-school left and should be very productive, especially if he maintains his approach from camp.