Pangos: Day One, Part A

CARSON, Calif. - The Pangos All-American Camp is always loaded with high level recruits and the 2011 version is no different with prospects such as Shabazz Muhammad and Cameron Ridley showing off on Friday.

Cameron Ridley, C: The physical post was a beast on the glass and when he got touches in the paint, he converted easily, throwing down a handful of dunks in the second half. Potential matchups with Andre Drummond and Isaiah Austin are looming, but if Ridley brings it like he did Friday night, he's going to be competitive in any matchup thrown his way.

Alex Caruso, SG: The scoring was sporadic, but the passing was terrific. Cameron Ridley wasn't getting a ton of touches, but once Caruso got the ball in his hands, he made sure the big guy got the ball where he needed it around the hoop. A versatile player, Caruso did a good job rebounding and defending even though he wasn't scoring as he's capable of. This is a big weekend for the temporarily under the radar guard and Friday was a good start.

Zena Edosomwan, PF: A well-spoken, extremely polite kid off the court can often equate to a player not being as competitive as they need to be on the court. That definitely wasn't the case for Edosomwan, who came to play Friday night. The result of his effort were some highlight reel one-handed jams. He was tough on the glass and showed the athleticism necessary for his size to make a good impact at the next level.

Marcus Paige, PG: You never know how a point guard is going to adjust to the up and down, often reckless style of play of an All-American Camp, but Paige handled it well. He did a good job playing the role of distributor, making several high level passes. His handle was tight and the lefty was smooth going to the basket.

David Andoh, SF/PF: Normally a pure post player for his Belmont Shore AAU team, it was a surprise to see Andoh play on the wing. It was an even bigger surprise to see him perform so well. His jumper was pure, as he knocked down his attempts from midrange and was adequate bringing the ball up the court off rebounds. One of the biggest surprises of the night, the apparently versatile Andoh now needs more watching.

Robert Upshaw, C: In a matchup of five-star West Coast posts, Upshaw got the best of Grant Jerrett. The hook shot was on point, he was a force on the glass, showed off his impressive spin move and even stepped out and hit a three. Easily one of the most improved players in the country, Upshaw did a good job of building off his successful spring showing.

Grant Jerrett, PF: Asking a power forward to guard a center like Robert Upshaw isn't a fair task and it's hard to blame Jerrett for not winning that individual battle. On offense, he struggled against Upshaw's height, although he did better when he stepped out from around 16-feet. He also made some nice entry passes from the elbow and had an impressive reverse lay-up.

Shabazz Muhammad, SG: It's getting to the point where it's unfair to ask high school kids to show any kind of competence in even slowing down Muhammad. He was absolutely dominant going to the basket and either easily scored on lay-ups or threw down on anyone who made the gutsy decision of trying to guard him. Muhammad was good in the first half and absolutely dominant in the second.

Winston Shepard, PF: The wide open nature of Pangos is perfect for Shepard, whose work ethic and athleticism will be rewarded in a camp like this. He was competitive in the matchup against Stanley Johnson, consistently backing up his talk by going to the hoop for lay-ups, dunks and trips to the foul line. He played good defense and pulled down several rebounds.

Jahmel Taylor, PG: The point guard brought it in the opening session, successfully taking the ball to the hoop and hitting from deep. Taylor showed an expanded offensive arsenal by hitting a floater in the lane.

Ikenna Iroegbu, PG: It was a tough night for Iroegbu, who went away from his natural talent of making his teammates better by forcing and missing bad shots. A talented dribbler with good vision, if Iroegbu sticks to his strengths this weekend he'll show himself off much better than he did on Friday.

Stephen Domingo, SF: Leave Domingo open from midrange and out and there's a good chance he's going to bury the shot. Friday was no different, as the pure shooter had the midrange jumper working with the small amount of attempts he was given.

David Andoh has offers from Colorado, Santa Clara and Penn. His favorite is Colorado. Other interest includes Washington State, Utah, USC and Arizona.

Zena Edosomwan is starting to hear more from Virginia Tech, Washington, Vanderbilt, Texas and Washington State. Fresno State is his newest offer.

Stephen Domingo says Washington and UCLA have picked up their recruitment of him. Add Memphis to his offer list.

Dakari Allen has an offer from San Francisco, along with interest from Arizona, Pepperdine, Cal Poly, UCLA, USC, Stanford, Notre Dame and Oregon. His top three are Arizona, UCLA and Pepperdine.

2015 wing Tyler Dorsey from Ribert Academy is a good looking prospect who didn't show any fear slashing to the hoop. ... When Rashad Muhammad is playing aggressive and confident basketball he's often successful and did a good job of playing unselfishly, setting up teammates for baskets. ... It's hard to be successful without the ball and Demetris Morant definitely didn't get the chance to show off on his improved game. He did have a ridiculous two-handed slam alley-oop from 2014 Las Vegas Bishop Gorrman teammate Noah Robotham, a young point guard who can really handle it. ... Stephen Domingo says he plans on visiting Georgetown on July 5. ... One of the highlights of the night was a one-handed slam by Shabazz Muhammad over 2013 Arizona commit Eric Cooper, Jr. ... 2013 wing Dakari Allen had some bright moments, including a three-pointer and some nice cuts to the basket. The slender prospect definitely showed his upside and needs a closer look. ... Winston Shepard made a statement in his ability to guard the perimeter on the next level with his defense on talented wing Stanley Johnson. ... Zena Edosomwan says he talked to UCLA head coach Ben Howland on Friday and will visit UCLA on June 16 or 17.

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