Team 5

Coach: Delmar Patterson

#5: 5’11 ’23 Arturo Overton (Lower Richland)

Starting things off, we look at a player who simply knows how to lead and set the tone by example, Arturo Overton. He’s a smart, unselfish point guard prospect with a balanced approach between scoring and playmaking. Overton is a reliable penetrator with a strong midrange pull-up and the ability to set up others when the defense collapses. He’s a quality defender who can contain his assignment and force turnovers at a solid rate. Overton also pushes the break in transition and makes plays with the ball in his hands. He rebounds 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 Patterson on Overton: “Arturo was a leader on the floor. He helped get the offense started and had several steals at the point of attack. He had a great attitude and accepted coaching well.” Overton enjoyed a nice showing at camp, and should be a target for various college coaches over the coming months. 

#12: 6’0 ’23 Victor Walker (Northwestern)

Next, we look at a player who made a lasting impression with his ability to affect all facets of the game, Victor Walker. He’s a smart, wiry, unselfish guard prospect who plays hard and understands how to produce from either backcourt position. Walker is a knockdown shooter from both midrange and beyond the arc, and consistently causes problems for opponents with his overall spot-up presence. He’s quick, plays hard, and outworks his assignment extremely well on both ends of the floor. Walker is a great all-around defender with the necessary positioning and instincts to force turnovers at a healthy rate. He also creates effectively for himself and others off the bounce and moves properly without the ball. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him even more physically imposing. Coach Patterson on Walker: “Victor competed hard in all three games. He was a leader on the court and helped cause many turnovers. He had a positive attitude and accepted coaching well.” Walker proved to be an asset at camp, and will be a prospect for next-level programs to monitor during his upcoming senior season. 

#21: 6’1 ’23 Chrisean Oree (Keenan)

Moving onto a player who showcased the full arsenal throughout his time at camp, Chrisean Oree. He’s a smart, skilled guard prospect with great length, unselfishness, and a well-rounded identity. Oree handles the ball well, creates for himself and others, and applies quality scoring pressure from all three levels. He’s a reliable spot-up option who knows how to move without the ball and find open seams within the opposing defense. Oree utilizes his quickness and instincts quite well to mirror his assignment and force turnovers at the point of attack. He displays great toughness and a high motor, especially when attacking the basket or fighting for rebounds. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it’ll only help prepare him for the increased physicality of the next level. Coach Patterson on Oree: “Chrisean was a gamer all day long. He played with a high motor and shot the three-pointer well. He was a leader on the court. Chrisean also offered a positive attitude and accepted coaching well.” Oree did a lot of things well during his time at camp, and should see an uptick in his recruitment over the coming months. 

#28: 6’2 ’23 Mychael Mitchell (Gray Collegiate)

Continuing onto a player who easily stood out as one of the most productive campers on display, Mychael Mitchell. He’s a smart, tough, high-motor guard prospect with an understanding of how to naturally lead a team by example on both ends of the floor. Mitchell is a reliable floor general with sharp quickness and the ability to touch the paint at a seemingly nonstop rate, where he’s a proven finisher and unselfish passer. He’s a great midrange threat and respectable three-point shooter, but mixes it up enough to keep opponents guessing. Mitchell is a willing playmaker who looks to get others involved whenever possible. He’s a suffocating defender with the ability to consistently harass opposing ball-handlers, force turnovers, and make a constant impact in transition. Next in his development process is working on his consistency from beyond the arc, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Patterson on Mitchell: “Mychael plays with a lot of heart. He jumps in the passing lanes well and had several steals in each game. HE can finish well at the rim and plays with a high motor. Mychael had a positive attitude, accepted coaching, and was our team MVP.” Mitchell shined during his time at camp, and should receive a lot of attention throughout his upcoming senior campaign. 

#37: 6’2 ’25 Adam Brown (Christ Church)

Next, we look at a player who made a lasting impact through his energy and willingness to fill in the gaps, Adam Brown. He’s a smart, wiry, high-motor guard prospect with nice size and a team-oriented mentality on both ends of the floor. Brown is a quality ball-handler and passer with the ability to create effectively off the bounce. He penetrates very well and finishes consistently around the basket, both through contact and above the rim, but can also knock down midrange jumpers with ease. Brown is a useful defender with a quality blend of quickness, toughness, and overall energy. He makes hustle plays whenever possible and knows how to get to his spots in transition. Next in his development process is working on his ability to move without the ball, as it would make him more difficult for opponents to contain. Coach Patterson on Brown: “Adam is a great energy guy. He played with purpose on defense and scored the ball at a healthy rate on offense. Adam offered a positive attitude and accepted coaching well.” Brown enjoyed a strong showing during camp, and will be one to monitor over the coming years at Christ Church. 

#44: 6’3 ’24 Cameron Hallingquest (North Augusta)

Moving onto a player who highlighted a lot of appealing qualities during his time at camp, Cameron Hallingquest. He’s a long, skilled guard prospect with great size and the ability to produce within a variety of different roles. Hallingquest displayed a high motor, unselfish mentality, and quality feel on both ends of the floor. He scores the ball with relative ease from all three levels, and can effectively create for himself and others off the bounce. Hallingquest shoots the ball at a high percentage from the perimeter and can operate in spot-up situations as needed. He’s also a solid defender and rebounder with the understanding of how to properly push the break in transition. Next in his development process is working on getting stronger, as it will only make him more difficult for opponents to stop from finishing. Coach Patterson on Hallinquest: “Cameron was a floor general. He got to the basket with ease and finished above the rim. He made three-pointers and set up others well. Cameron offered a positive attitude and accepted coaching well.” Hallinquest did a lot of things well at camp, and should be poised for a productive upcoming season with North Augusta. 

#53: 6’4 ’24 Israel Macklin (Camden)

Continuing onto a player who showcased a blossoming identity on both ends of the floor, Israel Macklin. He’s a long, wiry, fairly skilled wing/forward prospect with size, toughness, and athleticism. Macklin handles the ball very well for his size, touches the paint at a high volume, and finishes through contact or above the rim. He’s a reliable shooting threat from midrange and beyond the arc, and can knock down jumpers off the catch or dribble. Macklin is a solid defender with a useful blend of length, quickness, and physicality. He also displayed an active motor and quality feel on either side of the ball. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him an even better finisher around the basket. Coach Patterson on Macklin: “Israel made three-pointers and finished above the rim numerous times throughout the day. He offered a positive attitude and accepted coaching well.” Macklin enjoyed a strong showing at camp, and should be a major contributor for Camden over these next two seasons. 

#60: 6’4 ’25 Darius Franklin (Sumter)

Next, we look at a player who possesses an enticing crossroads between productivity and long-term upside, Darius Franklin. He’s a wiry, unselfish forward prospect with a high motor and quality feel for the game on both ends of the floor. Franklin handles the ball very well for his size and attacks effectively off the dribble, where he’s able to finish or set up open teammates at a nice rate. He’s a great shooting threat with an understanding of how to spot-up and reliably hit jumpers off the catch. Franklin is a terrific midrange shooter and capable three-point threat who moves well without the ball and capitalizes on his chances within the flow of the action. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a better finisher around the basket. Coach Patterson on Franklin: “Darius has the ability to play inside and out. He’s a capable post-up option who can shoot the midrange with consistency. He offered a positive attitude and accepted coaching well.” Franklin highlighted a lot of appeal at camp, and will be a prospect to monitor over the coming years for Sumter. 

#69: 6’6 ’24 Caden Kreger (Powdersville)

Moving onto a player who clearly stood out through his activity level and floor-spacing ability, Caden Kreger. He’s a smart, tough, team-first forward prospect with a high motor and reliable presence on both ends of the floor. Kreger is a knockdown shooter from midrange and beyond the arc, but also attacks closeouts whenever possible and finishes very well around the basket. He’s a useful cutter who moves well without the ball and pursues rebounds at a healthy rate. Kreger passes and handles the ball nicely for his size, but doesn’t force the action and looks to play within the flow of the team structure at all times. He’s a solid overall defender who simply knows how to compete. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would make him even more dynamic off the bounce. Coach Patterson on Kreger: “Caden shoots the ball really well. He can dunk and shoot perimeter jumpers. He worked very well with his team. Caden was coachable and displayed a positive attitude.” Kreger proved to be an asset at camp, and should have a productive junior season for Powdersville. 

#76: 6’8 ’24 Daniel Burton (Wilson Hall)

Finishing up, we look at a player who made a lasting impression as the main interior cog on this team, Daniel Burton. He’s a long, wiry, tough post prospect with a high motor, unselfish mentality, and excellent feel on both ends of the floor. Burton possesses touch and a variety of useful post moves around the basket. He’s a quality finisher, both above and below the rim, and can knock down jumpers at a respectable percentage from midrange or beyond the arc. Burton handles the ball really well for his size, and can attack opponents off the bounce as needed. He defends the post effectively and blocks a lot of shots as a direct result. Burton is a solid rebounder who runs the floor hard in transition. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him even more difficult for opponents to contain. Coach Patterson on Burton: “Daniel played big all day long. He made great post moves and rebounded well. He was a rim-protector as well. Daniel had a positive attitude and accepted coaching well.” Burton stood out as a difference-maker during his time at camp, and should be poised for a strong junior season at Wilson Hall.