Miles Green, PG, SoCal All-Stars Red: Schools looking for point guards late could have a good possibility in Green, a speedy player from Hawthorne (Calif.) who is at his best in transition. Green has what you're looking for from a point guard when it comes to handles and vision, as he made numerous high level passes throughout his game. He didn't shoot much, but did do a good job going to the basket. Green says his academics are in order and if so he will definitely get attention when schools see him this month.
Grant Verhoeven, PF, Organized Chaos: Verhoeven entered July on the must-watch list and he didn't disappoint. He was a beast on the glass, showing great rebounding range on both defense and offense. Most of his points came on putbacks and it was tough to get a gauge for his offensive skill, but he's got a good build for a high major post and he has a very good motor that allows him to get the most of his ability.
Darren Smith, SF, Las Vegas Dogcatchers: A relatively unknown prospect heading into July, Smith did his best to get on the map. He's an athletic combo forward that showed a good stroke from distance, but also competed on the glass, scoring on several rebounds. Smith is headed to prep school next year and says he's improved academically. If he can qualify, it's hard to imagine him not going to a high major.
Dion Wright, SF, SoCal All-Stars Red: Wright is known as a scorer at Mayfair but on a talented AAU team he has to pick his spots and on Wednesday did a good job of it. His shot is very unorthodox but it goes in. Wright does a good job competing on both ends and can get to the basket. As of now he has low major offers but should end up at a higher level.
Isaac Hamilton, SG, Team Jennings Black: Hamilton probably had the top performance of the day, scoring 29 points in almost every way imaginable. The fadeaway midrange jumper was working, he was hitting off stepback jump shots, leaners, three-pointers, alley-oops, pump fakes, threes and midrange shots. His offensive arsenal is extensive and it was all going Hamilton's way. Hamilton doesn't blow you away with his athleticism, so he relies on his skill level for his scoring and on Thursday everything was on point.
Brandon Randolph, PG, Team Jennings Black: With Hamilton scoring at will, Randolph took somewhat of a backseat. He was more timid than usual in the first half, but the aggression picked up in the second half when he scored on a couple floaters and a three. Randolph is a scoring point guard who isn't going to be the same without the ball in his hands, so it was tough to get a feel for his true talent on Thursday.
Christian Wood, PF, SoCal All-Stars Red: Wood definitely has the look of an elite level talent at this stage in the game. He's long, athletic, has good hands and can really shoot the ball, especially from three. Wood is skinny and it may cause him to drift away from the rim at times, but when he did play around the post he did a good job on the glass and scoring on putbacks. This has the look of a big time pickup for UNLV.
Jordan Bell, PF, Cal Supreme Red: The scouting report on Bell is easy; he's going to block a ton of shots, rebound, play hard and most of his offense will come on putbacks. Nothing was different on Thursday, as Bell was a force defensively, both blocking shots and rebounding. He will have to continue to develop offensively, but you won't find many high school players with Bell's shot blocking ability and it's sure to have coaches following him throughout the summer.
Namon Wright, SG, SoCal All-Stars Red: Wright is one of those players where the more you see him, the more you appreciate everything he brings to the court. He's more of a utility guy on his AAU team, as he casually picks his spots to score but he makes plays all over the court. Wright rebounds, defends, is confident going to the basket, makes the right passes and is a developing shooter from midrange and three. He doesn't do anything great but does everything well. A young kid, time is on his side and he's on the right track.
Parker Cartwright, PG, Cal Supreme Red: Cartwright is small and skinny at 5-foot-7, but he gets the absolute most of his size. Cartwright was a force with his handles and quickness, toying with defenders going up the court and setting up teammates all game long. He put his team on his back and led them to a win. He's definitely a player to keep a close eye on moving forward.
Miles Green is hearing from Nevada, Colorado, Washington State and San Diego.
Grant Verhoeven says he'll take official visits to Stanford, California, St. Mary's, Arizona State and possibly one other school.
Darren Smith says he's received attention from Arizona State and Washington State.
Jordan Bell has been hearing from Arizona, UCLA, USC and Washington.
Parker Cartwright has heard from Arizona, Arizona State and UCLA. He says UCLA stands out for him.