Coach: Tuwan Wilson
#6: 5’11 ’23 Makhi Rivers (Oceanside Collegiate)
Starting things off, we look at a player who showcased the ability to make an impact on both ends of the floor, Makhi Rivers. He’s a smart, strong, tough point guard prospect with excellent quickness and the ability to apply great pressure as a penetrator. Rivers is a terrific passer who handles the ball well and looks to get others whenever possible but also scores at an efficient rate from all three levels. He finishes well for his size, accesses his reliable midrange pull-up, and can knock down three-pointers at a nice percentage. Rivers is a lockdown defender at the point of attack and utilizes his positioning and instincts to force turnovers against opposing ball-handlers. Next in his development process is working on his ability to move without the ball, as it would open him up to even more scoring opportunities. Coach Wilson on Rivers: “Makhi is a physical guard that will push up on defense. Solid point guard that will get his teammates involved. Makhi had a positive attitude.” Rivers enjoyed a strong showing during camp, and should be poised for a productive senior season at Oceanside Collegiate.
#11: 6’0 ’23 Khaleed Heywood (North Augusta)
Next, we look at a player who understands how to effectively set the tone on either end of the floor, Khaleed Heywood. He’s a smart, tough, high-motor point guard prospect with a tight handle, sharp vision, and the ability to consistently create for himself and others. Heywood utilizes his terrific quickness to break down opponents, touch the paint, and finish with either hand or make the correct pass to an open teammate. He’s a great decision-maker who mixes it up well offensively. Heywood is an excellent defender with the necessary instincts to force turnovers and push transition play with regularity. He also rebounds the ball at a strong rate for his size/position. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would only make him more difficult for opponents to contain. Coach Wilson on Heywood: “Khaleed is a really tough guard with great feel and a knack for getting his teammates involved. Great scorer, playmaker, and defender. Maintained a positive attitude.” Heywood did a lot of things well during camp, and should be poised for a notable senior season at North Augusta.
#22: 6’1 ’24 Dwayne Mazyck (Blythewood)
Moving onto a player who is capable of causing matchup problems with his blend of strength and ball skills, Dwayne Mazyck. He’s a smart, strong, physical point guard prospect with a sturdy frame and the ability to physically overwhelm opposing floor generals on either side of the ball. Mazyck handles the ball with poise and sets up others at a healthy rate, but can also reliably finish and create clean looks off the dribble. He attacks the basket with consistency and finishes with either hand or through contact. Mazyck is a quality all-around defender with a very enticing blend of toughness, quickness, and physicality, which allows him to force turnovers quite often. Next in his development process is working to become a more consistent three-point shooter, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Wilson on Mazyck: “Dwayne is a tough player. Strong guard with vision and creation skills. Capable shooter but better when getting downhill. Good defender and rebounder. Maintained a positive attitude.” Mazyck enjoyed a solid showing during his time at camp, and should be a difference-maker over the upcoming season for Blythewood.
#27: 6’2 ’23 Terry Leonard Jr. (Dorman)
Continuing onto a player who made a lasting impression through his leadership and ability to affect all facets of the game, Terry Leonard Jr. He’s a smart, tough, physical guard prospect with a well-rounded skillset and the ability to produce within a variety of different roles on the court. Leonard is a great all-around athlete with the blend of strength, quickness, and physicality to overwhelm his assignment on either end of the floor. He’s a relentless penetrator and finisher who can knock down jumpers, create for himself and others, and set up others whenever possible. Leonard is a phenomenal defender and rebounder, especially for his size/position, and consistently shut down opposing ball-handlers at the point of attack. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him even more difficult for opponents to contain. Coach Wilson on Leonard: “Terry is a very explosive guard. Can really defend, is great in catch-and-shoot, and will finish at the rim against bigger defenders. Offered a positive attitude. He is a freak athlete as well.” Leonard stood out as a difference-maker during camp, and should be a target for various college coaches over the coming months at Dorman.
#38: 6’2 ’25 Shane Potts (Goose Creek)
Next, we look at a player who quietly stood out as one of the top-performing campers in his class, Shane Potts. He’s a smart, skilled, athletic wing prospect with great size, perimeter shooting, and an unselfish mentality. Potts is a knockdown spot-up threat from midrange and beyond the arc, but also knows how to attack closeouts and finish with consistency around the basket. He handles and passes the ball well, and can reliably create for himself and others off the bounce. Potts utilizes his terrific quickness to mirror his assignment defensively and force turnovers at a healthy rate. He moves well without the ball, which allows him to seamlessly produce as a cutter or spot-up option. 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 Wilson on Potts: “Shane is a really good player. He has a great combination of size and skill with a good frame. He plays hard and within the team structure. Maintained a positive attitude.” Potts made a quality impact throughout camp, and should be a major contributor over the foreseeable future at Goose Creek.
#43: 6’3 ’24 Martaz Owens (Dreher)
Moving onto a player who consistently outworked opponents with his defensive prowess, Martaz Owens. He’s a long, wiry, high-motor wing prospect with a quality feel and the ability to outwork his assignment on either side of the ball. Owens is an excellent penetrator with the ability to finish with both hands, through contact, or above the rim. He shoots the ball at a high percentage from midrange and beyond the arc, and is capable of creating for himself or others. Owens is a harassing defender with the blend of length, positioning, and instincts to consistently force turnovers and push transition play. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him an even more overwhelming defender for opponents. Coach Wilson on Owens: “Martaz is a tough kid. Plays really well within the flow of the action on both ends. Great downhill driver and finisher. Shoots the ball at a nice clip. Strong rebounder and a terrific defensive player. Maintained a positive attitude.” Owens made an excellent impact at camp, and should be a clear leader for Dreher over these next two seasons.
#54: 6’4 ’24 Dylan Riddlespurger (Gaffney)
Continuing onto a player who made a lasting impression through his exceptional perimeter shooting presence, Dylan Riddlespurger. He’s a smart, unselfish, strong-bodied wing prospect with a high motor, sturdy frame, and the ability to make a consistent impact without needing a ton of touches. Riddlespurger is a lethal spot-up threat who knows how to move without the ball, set up before the catch, and knock down three-pointers at a very high percentage. He makes quality decisions with the ball and is willing to make the extra pass whenever available. Riddlespurger is a great defender and two-way rebounder who understands how to utilize his body on both ends of the floor. Next in his development process is working to become a craftier ball-handler, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Wilson on Riddlespurger: “Dylan is a big-time shooter who is capable of thriving without the ball. He’s a solid defender who plays hard on every possession. Displayed a positive attitude.” Riddlespurger proved to be an asset at camp, and will be one to watch over these next few years for Gaffney.
#59: 6’4 ’25 DaRon Dunbar (North Augusta)
Next, we look at a player who stood out through his blend of skill and physical tools, DaRon Dunbar. He’s a smart, strong, well-rounded wing prospect with great size, defensive instincts, and the ability to outwork opponents on both ends of the floor. Dunbar possesses a tight handle and sharp quickness, which allows him to get downhill, touch the paint, and finish or set up others with relative ease. Dunbar is a terrific athlete who finishes seemingly everything he attempts around the basket. That being said, he’s also a reliable perimeter shooter with a deadly midrange pull-up. Dunbar moves really well without the ball, suffocates his assignment on defense, and rebounds at a strong rate (especially for his position) on either side of the floor. He also displays a high motor and unselfish mentality. Next in his development process is simply continuing to work and maintaining his current trajectory. Coach Wilson on Dunbar: “DaRon is a big, strong, physical guard that can create for himself or others. He can shoot it or finish at the rim. Great all-around kid and player.” Dunbar did a ton of things well during camp, and should be a major piece for North Augusta over the coming years.
#70: 6’6 ’24 Julen Iturbe (Riverside)
Moving onto a player who really impressed through his incredible feel and overall level of skill, Julen Iturbe. He’s a big, strong-bodied forward with a high IQ, active motor, and an extremely unselfish approach to the game. Iturbe is skilled like a guard but possesses the sturdy frame of an interior player, commonly making him a matchup problem for most opponents. He possesses touch, perimeter shooting, and the ability to create for himself and others with relative ease. Iturbe is a brilliant passer with phenomenal vision and an understanding of how to initiate the offense, make plays in transition as a ball-handler, or set up teammates from the post. He utilizes his body well to absorb contact on both ends of the floor. Iturbe is a quality defender and an excellent two-way rebounder. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would make him even more difficult for opponents to contain. Coach Wilson on Iturbe: “Julen can really shoot it. He has a good feel for the game. Very high IQ. Rebounds and pushes the ball extremely well. Very talkative on defense. Displayed a great attitude.” Iturbe proved to be a top performer at camp, securing the Mr. Playmaker award, and should be a prospect for various college coaches to monitor over the upcoming season.
#75: 6’7 ’25 Jackson Robinson (South Florence)
Finishing up, we look at a player who continues to make clear strides within his progression on both ends of the floor, Jackson Robinson. He’s a long, mobile post prospect with touch, strength, and toughness. Robinson is a great finisher around the basket who positions himself well for lobs, putbacks, and drop-offs. He rebounds the ball at a nonstop rate, where he’s able to finish second-chance opportunities or run the floor properly in transition. Robinson also displays a variety of quality post moves and can score reliably from the block with either hand. He possesses terrific defensive instincts and blocks shots at a consistent rate. Robinson is an unselfish, team-oriented player who plays hard at all times. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would make him a better defender along the perimeter. Coach Wilson on Robinson: “Jackson is strong down low with great footwork and soft hands. He can also stretch the floor with a set three-pointer. Jackson displayed a positive attitude.” Robinson enjoyed a strong showing during camp, and should be poised for a productive sophomore season at South Florence.