The Queen City Showcase in Rock Hill this weekend is going to be off the charts. With talent all on the floor, livestreams streaming the games, and a ton of coverage from Phenom Hoops, this is going to be one of the best events to start the travel ball season.
That is why we wanted to get a leg up on it, as we spoke to several coaches that will be bringing their teams to South Carolina this weekend. Below, we look at a few players that you may want to check out on the court, whether you are a college coach, a scout, or a fan.
Check out a few names below for each team.
Team: Upward Stars JP 17u
Ace Thomas – 6’7
Coach’s Thoughts: Extremely High motor, fundamentally sound, Rim runner, Physical rebounder, Defensive anchor
Landon Allen – 6’3
Coach’s Thoughts: Shot creator, 3 level scorer, 35%+ 3pt shooter, Physical defender, Can rebound from the guard position
Hampton Schoch – 6’1
Coach’s Thoughts: Extreme motor, Strong guard, above average defender, Takes charges, mid range scorer, wins 50/50 balls
Preston Canady – 6’4
Coach’s Thoughts: sharpshooter, high IQ, can defend post or perimeter