5’9 ’22 Jarius Northam (Team Wall)
Though undersized, Northam’s status as a useful next-level player should already be quite obvious. He’s so tough, quick, and scrappy, which allows him to consistently bother and outwork opponents with his defensive presence. Northam forces turnovers, pushes the break in transition, and showed the ability to set up others or attack the basket with ease. He also hit shots at a high percentage along the perimeter.
6’8 ’23 Kaleb Siler (Rod Howard Select)
There are a lot of enticing pieces on this Rod Howard Select roster, and Siler is as appealing as anyone. Although he doesn’t receive a ton of touches on offense, he always seems to maximize his opportunities on the block. Siler possesses IQ, footwork, and touch with either hand, but can also knock down midrange jumpers as needed. He’s a great rebounder with a very steady, straightforward game on both ends of the floor.
6’3 ’22 Amari Pearson (Team Wall)
While the structure of Team Wall typically allows for everyone to shine, one could argue that Pearson was their top performer in the first day of our 757 Showcase. He’s a great athlete and defender with length and a high motor. Pearson does a nice job of penetrating and attacking in transition, but also showed the ability to set up others and knock down jumpers at an improved percentage from the perimeter.
6’7 ’23 Austin Ball (West Virginia Generals)
Although he was already a Division I prospect prior to reclassifying, Ball has only vaulted himself forward by extending his recruitment for an additional year. He’s always been very skilled for his size, but has also become a knockdown shooter from anywhere on the floor. Ball is capable of burdening the offensive load quite effectively for this group, but can also find opportunities within the flow of the action.
6’5 ’21 Torrence Horton (Team AKT)
Arguably one of the top unsigned seniors in attendance, Horton simply knows how to produce as a tone-setter for this squad. He’s a long, wiry, athletic, high-motor wing/forward prospect with a nice transition presence and the ability to attack the basket with the ball in his hands. Horton is a useful defender with the necessary length to force turnovers at a solid rate. He could be a nice late addition for the right program.