Las Vegas Day Three: Evaluations

WildcatAuthority.com was in Las Vegas for the third day of action. Here is a look at how Kaleb Tarczewski, Keith Frazier, and more.

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas-Day three meant that bracket play began for the tournaments and while a few Arizona prospects were eliminated, others were able to help their teams push through to Monday.

2012:

Kaleb Tarczewski: The five-star prospect went up against a team that did not have a player over 6-foot-4 so you can imagine that he was able to have his way with the defense. His teammate should have forced fed him the ball, but that did not happen.

Tarczewski was still able to score 21 points, dominated the boards and had numerous dunks. At times he brought the ball down low, which is dangerous against a smaller team, as the ball got stripped and he also had a tough time boxing out.

Gabe York: The Arizona commit had a strong game on Sunday for Compton Magic. He started off attacking the basket and made two lay-ups then found himself out on the perimeter again where he nailed a deep three. The offense continued for the entire game as York finished with 24 points and really looked comfortable out on the floor.

He did not limit his good play to the offensive side, but played pretty solid defense as well. York was able to get a couple of steals which led to fast break opportunities. Since it is bracket play, players such as York will have to step their game up and he did so on Sunday.

2013

Jordan Bell: Compton Magic would not have much of a defensive presence in the paint if they did not have Bell on the floor. The power forward had five blocks in the first five minutes of the game and it was apparent that Bell had his energy level way up. Offensively he was limited to fast break points and put-back opportunities, but it was due to his high energy that created his chances.

Keith Frazier: Sunday was not the best game for the talented wing, but you were still able to see what he can do. Frazier is a long athlete with a quick first step and can get to the lane. He can get stronger, as there were times going to the lane that he did not finish some lay-ups on Sunday.

His outside shot was not falling for him, but has good form on his shot. Frazier will have another chance Monday to show what he can do it.

2014:

Justise Winslow: The 2014 wing continues to impress. A part of his game that may be underrated at this point is his passing. He makes his teammates better and is still aggressive with his own offensive game.

Winslow has a decent handle and uses his athleticism to get to the rim and finish with authority. One aspect of his game that has left a bit to be desired so far is his outside game. Despite going to the basket for most of the game, he hit a big three with a hand in his face.

Khadeem Lattin: Being the longest player on the court offered him a major advantage and it helped his team get the win Sunday night. He was all over the boards on both ends of the court and he kept many possessions alive offensively.

It seems that he will be able to have a back-to-the-basket and a face up game that will keep defenders off balance. On Sunday night, he did a good job of attack the basket, as well as having a quick first step. Lattin's touch allows him to not be dominant at this point but he has potential to be very good.

2015

Stephen Zimmerman: He has not even hit high school yet, but you can definitely see the potential from the young center. Zimmerman will benefit from the coaching at Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, as he is still learning how to play the position and be effective at it.

Still, on Sunday, Zimmerman was active on both ends of the court as he controlled the glass and changed a lot of shots. He is still working on his offensive game but one of his strengths is running the court which he did well on Sunday.


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