Breakout Performers: Tournament of Champions

Here is a look at the breakout performers from the State Farm Tournament of Champions

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Quick Take: Brewer was a complete unknown coming into the Tournament of Champions, but he made himself very known to opponents. A scorer with good size, Brewer can get to the rim, has a dynamic pull up game, and also is more than capable of knocking in threes. His defense does need work, but the Brehm Prep standout should definitely see a major uptick in college attention after his strong play.

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Quick Take: Biefeldt has been on the mid-major radar of numerous teams for a while, but he is taking his game to a new level. A below average athlete, some have questioned Biefeld's to produce, but he scored 30 plus in all three games played at the tournament, and was simply deadly on the offensive end. He is crafty down and showed a great ability to pick and pop. His performance was quite impressive each time out, and Biefeldt is a very high basketball IQ type of player.

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Quick Take: Hopkins can be overshadowed at times by his teammate and classmate Torren Jones, but Hopkins is the one who gets the most done. A point guard with good height, long arms, and an ability to really use a ball screen, Hopkins knows how to create. Also he is a dynamic defender and someone really sees the floor well. If he can improve his outside shot he will be a no doubt high-major recruit.

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Quick Take: The Southern Illinois commitment made a big difference for La Lumiere. His return to the floor got things going for them, and Drummond showed definite potential. A very quick guard, Drummond can also shoot it from deep and did a solid job of getting teammates involved. He still can use some work on his decision making, but he showed all the tools to be an impact player for the Salukis in a few years.

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Quick Take: Mathiang wasn't the most productive player this weekend, but his size, athletic ability, hands, and developing skill level making him very intriguing going forward. He runs the floor very well, and has an idea of how to play both in the half court and in transition. Right now he is still a work in progress, but for a 2013 big man there is a lot of potential and he put it on display during the event.


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