6’5 ’24 Paul McNeil (Garner Road)
There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding McNeil over the last calendar year, and rightfully so, as he has the chance to be a special prospect. He’s extremely advanced for his age, both physically and in terms of skill, and already understands how to overwhelm opponents on both ends of the floor. McNeil possesses phenomenal length and fluidity, which allows him to finish, shoot over contesting defenders, and intercept passing lanes at a strong rate. McNeil is already tracking as one of the top players in North Carolina’s Class of 2024, and should only continue to progress into a Division I talent.
6’5 ’25 Brady Ambrose (Team CP3)
Although their perimeter players typically dictate the action, Ambrose was arguably their top performer from this contest. He’s a big, strong, sturdy post prospect with the understanding of how to excel within a low-maintenance role on both ends of the floor. Ambrose plays very hard, rebounds at a reliable rate, and scores as needed within the flow of the action. He does the dirty work and willingly utilizes his body inside the paint.
6’2 ’22 Keyon Webb (Sheed Wallace Select)
The Sheed Wallace Select roster is arguably one of the top teams in attendance at our Stay Positive, and Webb was a massive part of their overall success. He’s a smart, tough, well-rounded guard prospect with excellent perimeter shooting ability, both from midrange and beyond the arc. Webb is equally as reliable of a shooter off the catch and bounce, which allows him to regularly attack closeouts and make smart decisions. He scores, sets up others, defends at a high level, and does a terrific job of operating from either guard position. Webb should see more action from scholarship-level programs going forward.
6’5 ’22 Bradley Bunch (Team Rogue)
Easily one of the most balanced, unselfish teams on display, Team Rogue did a phenomenal job of finding success behind the reliable presence of Bunch. He’s an active, high-motor forward with quality skill for his size/position. Bunch is pretty versatile and utilizes his polish to regularly take advantage of opponents, able to effectively pass, shoot, and attack off the bounce. Bunch finishes well, rebounds at a consistent rate, and positions himself properly on the defensive end of the floor.
6’2 ’22 Evan Smith (Ace Elite)
It should come as no surprise to see Smith genuinely excelling as the all-around leader of this Ace Elite squad. He’s so smart, tough, and does a phenomenal job of setting the tone on both ends of the floor. Smith is an exceptional defender, well-rounded floor general, and overall winning player. College coaches seem to be punishing Smith for playing a translatable, unselfish brand of basketball rather than appreciating someone who gives up touches for the betterment of the team. Scholarship-level programs should already be involved, but he should become a true priority sooner than later.
6’5 ’22 Dawson McAlhany (NC Spartans)
After enjoying a very productive Saturday at our Stay Positive, McAlhany actually amped things up to another level on Sunday. Although widely known for his surprising athleticism, he’s done an incredible job of showcasing the full arsenal as a leader for this group. The lefty shot the ball at a very high level from beyond the arc while maintaining his usual efficiency from midrange and penetration opportunities. He plays hard, makes an impact in transition, and displays a useful presence as a defender and rebounder.