Jayhawk Invitational: Top Performers

The Jayhawk Invitational was the host to some high level performances. While Shabazz Muhammad stole the show, others like Marcus Smart also stepped up.

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Quick Take: It is tough to put together a better final two days of an event than what Muhammad did. He led his team in scoring every game, didn't force anything, and was simply unstoppable. Muhammad has improved his shot in the mid-range and beyond, and still can get to the rim at will. No one in the event had any answer, and Muhammad showed why he can challenge for the No. 1 spot in the 2012 rankings.

Recruiting: UCLA, Arizona, Kansas, Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky, Louisville, Memphis

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Quick Take:There is no player in the 2012 class who is doing more this spring to raise his stock than McGary. Once again he was flat out dominant. He got the best of every big guy that he faced, and was physical down low while also being skilled on the perimeter. Right now he is just scratching the surface, but it looks like everything is clicking for McGary and he is on a path to be a five-star in the rankings.

Recruiting: Texas, Purdue, Indiana, Florida, Duke, Arizona, Cincinnati, Marquette, Maryland

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Quick Take: Thomas caught fire in the title game and matched Muhammad bucket for bucket in an impressive display. He is a great athlete who is both explosive up and down and also can beat people with speed. Also his shot is getting there, and he has the strength to be a problem for defenders. His performances were consistently impressive, and there is no doubt that Thomas is one of the elite players in the 2013 class.

Recruiting: Arizona, Xavier, Memphis, Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky

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Quick Take:Always loaded with potential, Domingo is beginning to realize it as he gets stronger and more confident. His jump shot is absolutely pure out to 22 feet, and he is developing a mid-range pull-up to go with that deep three ball. Also he is long, getting more athletic, and seems like he is still growing. On top of it all Domingo is a leader on the floor and someone who does everything he can to help his team get wins. Was named MVP of the 16 and under division.

Recruiting: California, Stanford, Washington, USC, UCLA, Arizona, San Diego State, Oregon

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Quick Take: One of the most physical and impressive players in the class of 2012. Smart isn't super explosive as an athlete, but he gets to the rim at will with his strength and just always wins. His shot is getting better, and now must be respected. More so than anything Smart is simply a winner, and showed it in every aspect all weekend long.

Recruiting: Baylor, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Texas

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Quick Take: An athletically gifted wing with a strong body and long arms, Hill put on a show. He can make shots from deep, but is probably best going to the rim where he can use his physical gifts. The upside on him is absolutely huge, and Hill is showing that he is one of the best players in the state of Illinois.

Recruiting: Ohio State, Purdue, Illinois, Notre Dame, Missouri, Michigan, Tennessee, Wisconsin

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