Junior Lomomba, SF, The Family – One of the more interesting prospects we saw this weekend, Lomomba is a tough evaluation because he's somewhat positionless. His ball skills are impressive, as his vision and ability to pass. With that said, we don't necessarily think he's a lead guard. On the other hand, his jump shot is improved and he looks more efficient shooting mid-range pull-ups. Regardless, he's a talented wing prospect.
Marcus Paige, PG, All-Iowa Attack – During All-Iowa Attack's first game of the day, Paige, a North Carolina commit, raced up the floor and finished a game winning lay up. In his second game, Paige helped secure a win in a different way. Down the stretch with the opposition closing in, Paige hit big shot after big shot, including a pair of pull-up jumpers under pressure. Without Paige, All-Iowa Attack would have likely been 0-for-2 on Sunday.
Justin Anderson, SF, Boo Williams – Blessed with a college ready from, Anderson, a Maryland commit, came out of the gate firing up deep threes, that weren't falling. At the end of the first half he was 1-for-7 from three. In the second he started to pick it up, but continued to settle for long-range shots. Then as time was expiring, Anderson hit a deep three with a hand in his face to force overtime. When his feet are set and he's squared up he can be a good shooter, but with his athleticism, size and ability to attack we'd like to see him get to the basket more.
Anthony Barber, PG, Boo Williams – In our first look at "Cat" as he's known by most, we walked away impressed with his tools. First off the 6-foot-1 lead guard is speedy. He races up and down the court and clearly loves to play in a fast paced game. The opposition had trouble keeping him out of the lane as he was looking to create opportunities for his teammates.
J-Mychal Reese, PG, Houston Hoops – You won't find many guards that can shoot it off the dribble like this southpaw out of Bryan (Tex.) High. A quick and elusive guard, Reese is a terrific all around shooter, but can especially rip the nets when pulling up off the dribble from 15 to 18-feet. Reese put together a pretty impressive weekend for the Hoops.
Julius Randle, PF, Texas Titans – When the big fella gets ticked off, look out. After a so-so first half during his 8 a.m. game, Randle turned up the ticker and began dominating the paint like someone rated as the nation's top player. He's a physical specimen that initiates contact when he's attacking the basket. Randle is tough to stop when he turns over his right shoulder and he has good touch around the basket. To go with all that, he rebounds, swats shots and moves his feet very well. He went for 19 and 11 in the morning win.
Matt Jones, SG, Texas Titans – Sure, Randle is the main guy on the Titans, but Jones is a terrific prospect in his own right. At 6-foot-4, he has good size for the two-guard spot. He shoots with confidence, has range out to 22 or 23 feet and has a quick release off the catch. But he's more than just a catch and shoot guy, his one and two dribble pull-ups are consistent. In this one, Jones finished with 19 points.
Nolan Berry, PF/C, St. Louis Eagles – Berry picked up quite a bit of ink last week at the Swish N' Dish and he backed up his strong play in 16's with a solid effort in the 17's on Sunday. Although he played spotty minutes, Berry didn't back down when he matched up with Randle. The 6-foot-8 big man has a great set of hands and is confident with hooks over either shoulder. He fought for rebounds and runs the floor well too.
*Josh Fortune makes his impact on the game by knocking down jump shots. He had his moments again Team Takeover. He hit a few deep balls and also worked in a two-dribble pull-up.
*Fortune's AAU teammate Jamal Ferguson is an intriguing prospect. He takes rebounds and pushes the ball up the floor. He has good speed and is an athlete that likes to attack the basket.
*Rasheed Sulaimon's solid weekend continued against the Metro Hawks. In one stretch he buried a spot up three, a pull-up from 21-feet and stole a pass and took it in for a lay up. He was one of the better shooting guards in Hampton.
*Jackson Tigers big man Zabius Henderson, a member of the 2012 class, hit a pair of mid-range jumpers against the family. Henderson mixed it up inside for boards and had the look of a mid-level post player.
*Unfortunately we weren't able to take in a full game from the Metro Hawks' Jevon Thomas. Still we were able to see some of what the St. John's recruit brings to the table. The 6-foot guard is fast, can handle and loves to get out in transition.
*St. Louis big man Willie Wiley was active and aggressive in the paint. He hunted rebounds and blocked shots. Point guard Anthony Beane made good decisions and showed a nice mid-range jump shot.
*At 6-foot-7 Jodan Price has a very good-looking jump shot. The long, lean 6-foot-7 wing prospect struggled in the first half, but managed a handful of jumpers in the second.
*Jerami Grant continued his strong play against Boo Wlliams. The wiry wing prospect is at best when he faces up from 15 and in. He also always seems to find a way to the free throw line.
Adam Woodbury said he has 15 offers. Wake Forest and California are the most recent offers. Iowa and Minnesota are heavily in the mix. He said he's not in a rush to make his college choice. He's visited Iowa, Iowa State, Nebraska and Creighton unofficially.
Julius Randle mentioned Texas, Oklahoma, Duke, North Carolina, Kansas, Missouri, Baylor, N.C. State and Wake Forest. He said he probably left a few off. When asked about a decision he said, "I don't plan on making a decision anytime soon."