Pangos: Day Two, Part B

CARSON, Calif. - The big names shined on Saturday at the Pangos All-American Camp, as players such as Andre Drummond brought it as usual. However, there was a good group of breakout performances who joined the usual suspects with good showings.

Kris Dunn, PG: Whether or not there was a lane to the basket available, Kris Dunn created one, as he had absolutely no problem taking the ball to the basket whenever he wanted, where he consistently finished strong. Dunn also showed nice vision in transition, doing a good job of finding the open man on the run.

Anthony Bennett, SF/PF: Bennett had one of the plays of the day, stealing a ball on defense, quickly dribbling down court and then going up for a windmill jam. His quick first step allows him to get to the basket, but his ability to knock down the three makes defending him a problem. Not to mention, he's too strong for most threes and too quick for most fours. There's every reason to believe that Bennett is going to be a matchup nightmare for opponents in college.

Andre Drummond, C: Talk about great hands; when a rebound went in Andre Drummond's general direction, he'd reach his long arms out and the ball would just stick to his hands like there was glue on them. His strength doesn't hurt there as well. Beyond dominating the glass, Drummond showed some nice post moves, including a spin move that proved defenseless in the couple times he used it.

Dominic Artis, PG: Not many guys on the West Coast have had as good of a month as Dominic Artis. He's going to end up at a high major if he chooses to be at one thanks to his ball handling and passing ability. On Saturday, Artis' shot was falling as well, making him an even bigger weapon at the point guard position. You hate to project growth, but Artis looks young facially and physically and could still be growing. If he can gain another inch or two, it will be hard to find many reasons for high majors not to go on him.

Demarquise Johnson, SF: Johnson was relatively quiet until late in the game, when he started getting aggressive to the basket. His athleticism has improved - he has a big time one-handed dunk on Saturday - and he's got a talent for getting to the hoop. There will be a strong correlation between his consistent effort in July and his final offer list.

Rosco Allen, PF: It's no surprise that Allen has played well so far this weekend, as he also did a nice job in last year's Pangos All-American Camp, as the wide open style gives him the opportunity to show off his unique handles for his size and allows him to run up and down the court, which he does well. Allen did a good job of playing hard and finishing around the basket, as many of his points came off easy dunks.

Ben Carter, PF: In a mostly no-defense game, Carter made it a point to play hard on both sides of the court. He had several rebounds and did a good job of slashing to the basket for points. Carter played solid defense and was a strong finisher in the paint.

Jordan Tebbutt, SF: One of the more controversial prospects in the 2012 class in terms of his ultimate level and position, Tebbutt came to play on Saturday night. Even though he's built like an undersized power forward, Tebbutt clearly wants to be a guard and when he got the ball, he took the thing straight to the basket, where he usually converted.

Xavier Johnson, SF: There is no question that Johnson has a very high ceiling. He played strong defense, which allowed him to get steals and get off to the open court. Johnson hit a couple threes, including a nice pull-up triple, and took the ball to the basket, which is something he doesn't do enough of in AAU ball. Johnson's lateral and vertical athleticism to go with a nice looking stroke give him plenty of tools for a college coach to work with.

Taylor Barnette, SG: Schools are always in need of shooters and this kid can flat out shoot it. He was drilling from long range and also nailed a midrange jumper on the run. His very minimum level is mid-major but a shooter like that could very well find a home at a higher level.

Stefan Jankovic, PF: The face-up four showed an impressive skill level. On one play, he crossed over his opponent on the perimeter, drove to the hoop and scored it. He converted using hook shots and a jumper that extends out to three-point range.

Eddie Alcantara, SG: Alcantara's performance in the nightcap was definitely one of the better showings of the day. The wing showed absolutely no fear the entire contest, going right at his defender, playing with a competitive spirit. He's a powerful dunker and was hitting from outside as well.

Solomon Poole, PG: It's tough to find point guards as well-rounded as Poole appears to be at his age. He consistently made good decisions with the ball, showed good range from three, used screens to get to the basket, set up teammates and was a force on the defensive glass. Add that to the fact that he's a strong kid with good handles and you have a point guard that impacts the game in numerous ways. If he was in 2012, he'd definitely be one of the most highly recruited point guards in the class.

Jordan Bell, PF: The offense wasn't really there, but he shot blocking was high level. Bell gets off the ground so quickly and contests everything around the rim. He sent several shots flying in the opposite direction. You won't find a Pangos All-American All-Defensive Team, but if there was one, he would be on the list. Chance Murray, SG: The next year is going to be huge for Murray. Right now, he's a very good shooter that is a big time threat to knock it down when left open. How he can expand his offensive arsenal between now and next July is going to determine his ultimate level. He's got a very important skill; let's see how he builds on it.

Aaron Gordon, PF/SF: Gordon definitely has a unique talent in his ability to grab a rebound, race down floor in transition and either go to the hoop or find a teammate. Players with his size just shouldn't be that lethal in the open court with the ball in their hands. The next step in Gordon's development will be showing a consistent shot. He's likely to end up a high level prospect no matter what, but that will be a big key to him ending up as one of the very top of the class.

* Twymond Howard claimed offers from Mississippi State, Tennessee, Ole Miss and Wake Forest.

* Mading Thok has offers from Ball State, New Mexico, Nebraska and San Francisco. He's planning to visit New Mexico on June 17.

* Alessandro Alberto is hearing from Washington, USC, Arizona State and San Francisco.

* Adam Woodbury was recently offered by Ohio State, where he's hoping to set a visit to. He'd also like to check out Iowa, Minnesota and Stanford, amongst others.

* Stefan Jankovic has a top five of Michigan, West Virginia, Syracuse, Wake Forest and Georgetown. He says at one point he was close to committing to Wake Forest but is open now. He's starting to hear from Duke and North Carolina.

* Eddie Alcantara is hearing from UCLA, Oklahoma, Georgia Tech, Tennessee, DePaul and Dayton. He'll unofficially visit UCLA on June 6.


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