By: Khalil Shakir
Phenom QC Showcase Players Standouts Day 3 Part 1
6’7 Toby Harris of Carolina Flyers can really play. Long athlete that can handle the ball and create for his teammates. Can light it up off the catch from three and moves well without the ball. Rebounded the ball very well and pushed the ball in transition. Finished the first game of the day with a near triple double; 14pts 10reb and 6ast. Look for his stock to rise very soon, college coaches should have him on their list.
6’4 Ikechi Ajukwa of Metro Commandos 2020 is a strong versatile player. Handled the ball well under pressure and really pushed it in transition. Got into the lane relentlessly and finished at the basket. Created well for himself and his teammates; makes smart decisions with the ball. Finished the game with 26pts 6reb and 4ast. College-Level Player!
6’6 Austin Ball of WV Generals 2022 is a long active defender with great hands. Uses his length well to disrupt passes and block shots. Plays well in transition and looks to finish at and above the rim. Can shoot the ball well off of the catch and showed range from three. Attacks the boards with intensity and rebounds at a high rate for his size. Has the potential to play multiple positions. College Coaches should definitely take notice.
6’1 Neeko Taylor of Raising Young Men 16U really controls the pace of the game. Changes speed well and has great vision, always finding the open player. Shot the ball well off the catch and off the dribble. Is a handful in transition due to his quickness, athleticism, and court vision; makes the right decisions. Really looks to defend and get steals, active with his hands and feet.
6’10 Roman Tut of WV Generals 2022 moves exceptionally well for his size. Can handle the ball and pushes it fast in transition. Really long and athletic and is active on the defensive end. Attacks the rim hard and can finish. Easy to say with the way he moves, handles the ball, and rebounds that he will be a Division 1 player. He has the potential to be a great player at the next level.
6’3 William Brimmer of Eastern Carolina Phenomz ‘22 has a high motor and can really score the ball from all three levels. Attacks the basket and finishes through contact. Showed a really good touch from three as well as he has knocked down a few today. Has the intensity and mentality that you love in a player and goes at the other team fearlessly. Scholarship-Level Player for sure.
6’8 Luke Davis of Anthony Morrow Elite 17U is super athletic and finishes above the rim with force. Has a good frame and build to go along with his long arms. Really good touch around the rim who can play with his back to the basket and has the ability to faceup. Rebounds the ball well and protects the paint. Scholarship-Level Player