The live period is always an exciting time. The third week of July is a culmination of the work put in for teams, since March The last opportunity to play in front of coaches in a travel ball setting. On day 2 of Phenom's Southern Jam, coaches sat baseline and players showed up and competed. Offers were handed out and names were written down.

Here are some of the standouts from the morning portion.

6'10' 2019 Sal Diop
Team Loaded CVA (VA) 17s

Diop walks on the court and you take notice. He has a lengthy and athletic frame. Once the ball is tipped, Diop is a one man block party around the basket. In this one he showed the ability to step out and knock down 3s as well. Diop picked up his first offer after this performance, Salem University. More should be on the way.

6'7' 2019 Micahel Caprise
Team Loaded CVA (VA) 17s

Caprise is a work horse. We wrote about him last night, and we don't really like to double up, but his play has warranted all the talk he gets. He is a high academic student, talking class valedictorian type. Caprise is probably the best rebounder in this event, averaging 15 through two games. He finishes everything from 18 feet and in, he works hard off the ball and has great touch with both hands.

6' 2020 Shakeel Moore
Team Loaded NC (NC) 17s

Moore is a ridiculous athlete, that is known. The lefty has a very useful skill set and is able to get downhill and finish both in the lane and around the basket. He was in full blown attack mode all day, getting whatever he wanted.

6'4' 2020 Zae Baines
Virginia All Stars (VA) 16s

Baines has a great frame and is very explosive. They say he is a high level football receiver and has that grid iron toughness. Baines is best when he is getting downhill and he has nice upside as a multiple position defender. He finished with 20 tough buckets.

6'1' 2020 Justin Wright
Team Loaded NC (NC) 16s

Wright just knows how to play basketball. Everything he does is efficient and highly skilled. Wright has deep range and is able to get it off in the tightest of spaces. He has a tight handle and an incredible change of pace, that gets him where ever he wants on the floor. Expecting his recruitment to really pick up over the next calendar year.

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