Adidas Invitational: Top Performers

The Adidas Invitational was absolutely loaded, and some of the best prospects in the nation stood out. Included on that list is Kris Dunn.

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Quick Take: Hill wasn't seen very much in the spring, but with the bright lights shining in the July period he showed himself to be one of the best prospects in the nation. He was absolutely dominating defenses with his combination of quickness and skill. Hill led his team to the tournament championship, and had all kinds of programs taking a close look at his game. Several very strong point guards are emerging in the 2013 class, and Hill proved he has to be right near the top of that list..

Recruiting: Florida, Florida State, Louisville, Miami, Providence

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Quick Take:The knock on Hollowell is that he doesn't always play hard, but at the Adidas Invitation he showed no signs of that. With his motor running, Hollowell's significant natural talent was able to shine through. He was knocking down jumpers at a high rate, using his size to score inside, and just doing absolutely everything to keep Indiana Elite rolling through the tournament. It was clearly his best showing on a big national stage..

Recruiting: Committed to Indiana

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Quick Take: As a point guard, Dunn was doing it all for Connecticut Basketball Club. His athleticism and strength allowed him to get into the lane, and then his skill allowed him to finish shots once he got there. Also he got his teammates involved and played intense on the defensive end. Quite simply he was a man possessed all tournament long, and at times single handedly kept CBC in games.

Recruiting: Connecticut, Florida, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Providence, Pittsburgh, Marquette

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Quick Take: He is the top prospect in his class for a reason, and Muhammad proved why in Indianapolis. He was scoring with efficiency and volume all tournament long, and at times put Dream Vision on his back. What is so impressive about Muhammad is that he can score on the post or from three, and he is always playing 100 percent. His team fell short of expectations, but Muhammad individually played at the highest level possible.

Recruiting: UCLA, USC, Arizona, Kentucky, North Carolina, UNLV

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Quick Take: Always seen as one of the most naturally talented players in the class, Thomas proved to be one of the most productive as well. He is the total offensive weapon in that every time he touches the ball on the floor he is a threat to score. His strength and athleticism make him so tough to guard, and then his savvy for scoring has him at an elite level. Add in that he sees the floor well and is a great passer, and Thomas stood out in a big way at the event.

Recruiting: Arizona, Connecticut, Kentucky, Xavier, California, Colorado, Maryland, Louisville

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Quick Take: Poole is an absolute jet going to the rim, and once he gets a full head of steam going there is nothing that a defender can do. He is athletic enough to finish well above the rim, but has the body control to avoid charges and picking up fouls. Also he did a solid job of getting his teammates involved, and just showed to be a matchup nightmare for defenses.

Recruiting: South Carolina, Memphis, Louisville, Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida, Kentucky, Miami

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Quick Take: It is still very early in the 2014 class, but Russell did a lot to emerge as one of the elite players. He has good size, is a good athlete, and scores both going to the rim and with the jump shot. High-major coaches were buzzing about his play all weekend, and Russell was the driving force in helping the Louisville Magic to the 15 and under championship.

Recruiting: Louisville, Kentucky, Xavier, Ohio State, Indiana, Purdue, Tennessee


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