Team 9

Coach: Angus Anderson

#91: 5’8 ’26 Mujahid Jones (Blythewood)

Starting things off, we look at a player who displayed a solid understanding of how to produce from either backcourt spot, Mujahid Jones. He’s a scrappy, unselfish guard prospect who handles the ball well and attacks the basket with consistency. Jones is a capable midrange shooter, but was arguably at his best when breaking down opponents and touching the paint. Although comfortable running the team, he’s also a useful cutter and overall threat without the ball in his hands. Jones is a great defender and does a nice job of containing his assignment at the point of attack. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him a better finisher through contact. Coach Anderson on Jones: “Mujahid had a good attitude and accepted coaching well. Highlighted decent feel and solid energy on both ends of the floor.” Jones enjoyed a quality showing at camp and will be one to watch emerge for Blythewood going forward.  

#98: 5’11 ’26 Cameron Gary (Dutch Fork)

Next, we look at a player who showcased an understanding of how to effectively fill in the gaps, Cameron Gary. He’s a smart, steady guard prospect with a quality penetration sense and blossoming skillset. Gary is a solid ball-handler with the ability to consistently get downhill and attack the basket. He finishes well with either hand and is capable of making the extra pass when available. Gary provided a reliable defensive presence and showed a willingness to do the dirty work. Next in his development process is working on his consistency as a three-point shooter, as it would make him a more complete offensive player. Coach Anderson on Gary: “Cameron has a variety of useful tools. He has a nice-looking jumper, just needs to work on his consistency. Good defender and solid rebounder for his size.” Gary found ways to make an impact during his time at camp and should be a key piece for Dutch Fork over the coming years.

#99: 5’11 ’26 Chris Asuzu (Richland Northeast)

Moving onto a player who showcased a variety of intriguing flashes on both ends of the floor, Chris Asuzu. He’s a tough, wiry guard prospect with sharp quickness, great defensive prowess, and a strong penetration sense. Asuzu displayed the ability to break down his assignment, get downhill, and finish or set up others. He’s also a capable midrange shooter with a reliable pull-up off the bounce. Asuzu consistently stood out as an on-ball defender, regularly suffocating his assignment, eliminating operating space, and forcing opponents into miscues. He also rebounds the ball well for his size/position. Next in his development process is working on his consistency from beyond the arc, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Anderson on Asuzu: “Chris has some great tools. He’s fast, quick, and excels in transition. Needs to play with more effort and work on his defense, both in transition and away from the ball.” Asuzu enjoyed a solid showing at camp and should be able to emerge as a key piece for Richland Northeast sooner than later.

#106: 6’0 ’26 Jordan Brown (Dreher)

Continuing onto a player who easily stood out as one of the top performers on this team, Jordan Brown. He’s a smart, skilled, unselfish guard prospect with a high motor and polished scoring arsenal. Brown handles the ball with poise, creates for himself and others, and applies consistent pressure from all levels. He’s a quality perimeter shooter, but is arguably at his best when getting downhill and attacking the basket. Brown is a great rebounder for his size/position and knows how to effectively push the break in transition. He also does a nice job of making his presence felt defensively. Next in his development process is working on his ability to move without the ball, as it would make him an even better spot-up threat. Coach Anderson on Brown: “Jordan is a very skilled player with a great attitude and willingness to be coached. Played with energy on both ends and worked well with his teammates. Extremely quick and able to get wherever he wants off the dribble. Solid defender but can continue to improve.” Brown proved to be an asset during his time at camp and will be a prospect to monitor over the foreseeable future.

#107: 6’0 ’26 Kenneth (Deuce) Claxton (Heathwood Hall)

Next, we look at a player who showcased a variety of enticing flashes, Kenneth “Deuce” Claxton. He’s a wiry, team-oriented guard prospect with a high motor and the ability to consistently make plays with the ball in his hands. Claxton is a reliable ball-handler and quality passer who does a great job of getting others involved in the action. He’s a solid penetrator and midrange shooter, but doesn’t look to force the issue offensively. Claxton displayed nice anticipation for intercepting passing lanes as an off-ball defender. Next in his development process is working on his consistency as a three-point shooter, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Anderson on Claxton: “Kenneth is a good creator with vision and ball-handling skills. Plays hard and operates well within the team structure. Solid defender and capable rebounder. Needs to work on getting back on defense in transition.” Claxton made a solid impact at camp and should be a key piece for Heathwood Hall going forward.

#114: 6’2 ’26 Jonathan Perry (Christ Church)

Moving onto a player who provided the team with an incredibly steady two-way presence, Jonathan Perry. He’s a smart, skilled, well-rounded guard prospect with a high motor and unselfish approach to the game. Perry displayed the ability to knock down shots, attack the basket, and generate opportunities for others as a playmaker. He’s comfortable creating or operating without the ball in his hands. Perry is a useful rebounder and reliable defender who knows how to regularly outwork his assignment. Next in his development process is working on his consistency as a three-point shooter, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Anderson on Perry: “Jonathan is a good player. Loved the level of energy he brought to the team. Decent creator but can work on becoming a craftier ball-handler. Great attitude and willingness to be coached. Played good defense and seized opportunities whenever available.” Perry did a lot of things well at camp and should be a difference-maker for Christ Church over the coming years.

#115: 6’2 ’26 Pierce Froehlich (Green Upstate)

Continuing onto a player who displays an understanding of how to effectively showcase his strengths, Pierce Froehlich. He’s a long, wiry, unselfish wing prospect with excellent shooting ability from midrange and beyond the arc. Froehlich is a reliable off-ball threat who knows how to cut, find open space, and knock down jumpers off the catch. He can attack closeouts or generate clean looks within a few dribbles, but doesn’t force the action. Froehlich utilizes his motor to make his presence felt as a defender and rebounder. Next in his development process is working on getting stronger, as it would make him a better finisher through contact. Coach Anderson on Froehlich: “Pierce is a good shooter. Does a nice job of finding ways to impact the game without the ball. Forces opponents to respect his spot-up presence, but can also hit jumpers off the bounce. Active defender.” Froehlich enjoyed a solid showing at camp and should be a focal point for Green Upstate Charter sooner than later.

#122: 6’4 ’26 Justus Bell (Dutch Fork)

Next, we look at a player who continues to showcase a lot of strides within his progression, Justus Bell. He’s a long, fluid, versatile wing/forward prospect with great athleticism and a blossoming skillset. Bell already does a quality job of securing rebounds, finishing around the basket, and outworking opponents for second-chance opportunities. However, he’s also shown the ability to handle the ball and knock down jumpers as needed. On the other end, Bell knows how to cause problems for opponents through his toughness, activity, and physical approach. He displays nice instincts as a defender and forces turnovers at a consistent rate. Next in his development process is working on his ability as a creator, as it would make him even more difficult for opponents to contain. Coach Anderson on Bell: “Justus is a great athlete with flashes of skill. Plays well around the basket but can pass or knock down perimeter shots. Interested to see how he develops with his array of tools.” Bell did a lot of things well at camp and should be a meaningful contributor for Dutch Fork going forward.  

#123: 6’4 ’26 MJ Littlejohn (Westminster Catawba)

Moving onto a player who truly possesses all the necessary tools to be a noteworthy talent, MJ Littlejohn. He’s a long, skilled wing/forward prospect with a high motor, unselfish approach, and great two-way feel for the game. Littlejohn is already a reliable perimeter shooter with the ability to knock down shots, attack closeouts, and make smart decisions as a creator. He moves well as a spot-up to find open seams, but can also initiate the offense as needed. Littlejohn utilizes his length effectively to secure rebounds and contain his assignment defensively. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would only help accelerate his progression. Coach Anderson on Littlejohn: “MJ had a great day. Good player with size, coachability, and a positive attitude. Made an impact with or without the ball in his hands. Has a lot of potential as a long-term player.” Littlejohn stood out as one of the top performers at camp and should be a key piece for Westminster Catawba over the foreseeable future.

#130: 6’9 ’26 Mark Caslaru (Nation Ford)

Finishing up, we look at a player who possesses an obvious amount of appeal, both as a current piece and long-term prospect, Mark Caslaru. He’s a strong, skilled post prospect with a sturdy frame and reliable interior presence on both ends of the floor. Caslaru scores well on the block, but also spaces the floor exceptionally well from midrange and beyond the arc. He displays great feel as a scorer, rebounder, and rim-protector, and knows how to cause matchup problems for opponents. Caslaru blocks shots at a consistent rate and runs the floor properly in transition. He’s capable of doing a variety of different things while playing hard, battling for extra opportunities, and providing a low-maintenance identity. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would make him better when recovering or switching onto smaller guards. Coach Anderson on Caslaru: “Mark is a young big man with touch and perimeter shooting. Plays with a clam demeanor and seizes his chances whenever available. Has the tools to be a really good player.” Caslaru proved to be an asset at camp and will be a name for folks to monitor over the coming years.