National Prep Showcase: Day Three

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A number of high major prospects brought it on the final day of the National Prep Showcase. Noah Vonleh had another double-double, T.J. Warren put up big numbers and Mike Tobey had a strong outing.

T.J. Warren, SF, Brewster – For the second day in a row, Warren, a North Carolina State signee, was efficient from the field and put up an impressive point total. Warren finished 11-for-18 from the field on his way to a 22-point, six rebound outing. Warren has great touch when he attacks the rim and he's consistent with runners in the lane. Ranked No. 22 in the country, Warren is in the conversation for the McDonald's All-American game.

Jakarr Sampson, PF, Brewster – Over the past year Sampson has grown to 6-foot-8 and the slender forward is upgraded his play around the rim. His activity level has picked up and he attacks the rim every time he touches it from the high post. He uses his athleticism around the basket, boards it at a high level and is always looking to punch back offensive rebounds. Sampson went 8-for-10 for 20 points and seven rebounds.

Semaj Christon, PG, Brewster – There's a lot to like about this 6-foot-2 guard. On day two the current four-star prospect had a solid game, on day three he turned it up a notch on the offensive end. Christon appears to be one of the best lead guards in the nation. He has impressive speed, sees the floor well, defends his position, finishes well at the rim and plays a tough brand of ball. He was 7-for-9 from the field and scored 18 points in a win over Massanutten.

Terry Brutus, PF, Massanutten – A tough customer in the paint, Brutus plays with a chip on his shoulder. While he's undersized, Brutus' strength and athleticism helps him control the low post area from a rebounding standpoint. Mid-majors should be all this 6-foot-5 power forward because he has winning attributes and rebounds at a high level.

Ryan Olivier, SG, Northfield Mt. Hermon – In Olivier's first game of the event he showed his range and ability to knock down outside shots. On the final day of the National Prep Showcase, Olivier mixed in strong drives to the rim with a pair of long-range shots. He finished 5-for-10 for the game and scored a game high 17 points.

Anthony Dallier, SF, Northfield Mt. Hermon – The 6-foot-5 wing had it working from mid-range not only via the jump shot, but also with a floater in the lane. He's tough to handle around the basket and isn't afraid to mix it up with taller post players for rebounds and buckets in the paint. Dallier is a guy that Atlantic-10 type schools should begin making priority. He finished 5-for-12 from the field with 11 points and seven boards.

Mike Tobey, C, Blair Academy – In a match up with New Hampton, Tobey fought an uphill battle. The Huskies had a little more firepower than Blair Academy, but the future Virginia player kept B.A. in striking distance. Tobey went for 21 points and eight rebounds and showed an ability to score on the block. Tobey also ran the floor looking to score, fought for rebounds in the paint and showed great touch around the rim.

Dominic Woodson, PF/C, Vermont Academy – One of the more inspiring performances on Sunday came from this 6-foot-8, 225-pound post prospect. Woodson has a wide frame, plays physical around the rim and owns his area from a rebounding standpoint. On the offensive end he faced up defenders and knocked down at least five jump shots form 15 to 21-feet. He will need to spruce up his back to the basket moves, but it was easy to be impressed by Woodson and his potential.

Noah Vonleh, PF/SF, New Hampton – From a pure production standpoint there weren't many that can come close to what Vonleh, a 6-foot-8 combo forward, put up for Pete Hutchins' New Hampton bunch. Vonleh is an animal on the glass and uses his superior athleticism to make plays around the basket. On Sunday he showed off his jump shot, knocking down four triples, and grabbed 14 rebounds. With his performance this weekend Vonleh is putting himself in the discussion for the top prospect in the 2014 class.

Jared Terrell, SG, New Hampton – While Vonleh was showcasing his inside/ outside game, Terrell was doing what he does best – score. From knocking down threes to getting to the rim at will, Terrell made it happen and scored 21 points on 7-for-13 shooting. Terrell is instant offense and a guy that can score it consistently from all three levels.

*Jalen Reynolds had another strong day for Brewster. His added strength helps him inside and he's made strides in other areas. The extra year of high school ball has helped his development as he should help out Xavier earlier than expected.

*Bryan Harris, of Oxon Hill (Md.), had a solid outing for Massanutten in a loss to Brewster. The 6-foot-2 guard shot the ball extremely well from three and put up 18 points.

*James Farr had back-to-back good games. At 6-foot-9, 225-pounds, Farr has good size and was quite active on both ends. His jump shot looks good and he even showed a hook on the block.

*Athletically, Hanner Perea is in a class of his own. He races up and down the floor with ease and reels in boards at an impressive rate. We also like his ability to contest and disrupt the opposition on the defensive end.

*Vermont Academy's Jamel Artis is a big wing that attacks the basket pretty well. He's gotten his body in shape and didn't shy away from contact or mixing it up inside. He may be a guy that emerges during the year.

*La Lumiere wing and Purdue signee Raphael Davis was good again on Sunday. His mentality is changing and he's attacking the basket with aggression.

*Donelle Munda, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard, had it working from long range for Vermont Academy. The Toronto native has good range on his shot and a fairly quick trigger.

*Towson has put together an impressive recruiting class. Barrington Alston, a 6-foot-8 Towson signee, is a bouncy power forward that affects the game on the defensive end. He's a quality pick up for Pat Skerry's bunch.

*Jakarr Sampson, who originally was a member of St. John's 2011 recruiting class, said St. John's is still in good position with him. He also mentioned Louisville, Kansas, Baylor, Providence and Miami.

*Jared Terrell listed scholarship offers from Rutgers, Miami, Boston College, Cincinnati and Providence. He's taken an unofficial visit to Boston College and admitted that he would like to take trips to Rutgers and Cincinnati.

We spotted a trio of head coaches – Steve Lavin, Ed Cooley and John Calipari -- during the final day of the National Prep Show case.


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