Flyin to the Hoop: Top Performers

The Flyin to the Hoop event featured some of the top players in the country, and many of them rose to the occasion. Here is a look at seven guys who stood above the rest.

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Quick Take: It was a great three game stretch for Jackson. The ultra talented small forward was scoring at will, and put on a complete display. What he does best is get into the mid-range and finish. With his length, solid athleticism, and good size for a wing he is a tough match up problem. He needs to get stronger, but there wasn't anyone who was able to really check Jackson in a one-on-one situation.

Recruiting: Ohio State, North Carolina, Texas, Baylor, Texas A&M, Houston, Kansas

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Quick Take: Harris continued his stellar senior season with a dominating performance. He went 4-5 from three point range, and also was impossible to stop going to the rim. Add in that his tough defense made it nearly impossible for Troy High School to get into their offense, and Harris proved to be one of the best performers of the weekend. With his skills nearly matching his athleticism, Harris is seeing his play go up even to another level.

Recruiting: Committed to Michigan State

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Quick Take: With his team struggling some to get going on the offensive end, Drummond saved them. The scoring point guard was hitting jumpers, made key free throws down the stretch, and overall was the best player on the floor. With his quickness and shot making ability Drummond is someone who could step in right away in the MVC and be a solid player.

Recruiting: Committed to Southern Illinois

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Quick Take: The top player in the class of 2014 did not disappoint even a little bit with his play. Wiggins was a beast going to the rim, and showed an even more improved jump shot. With his size, athleticism, and improved skill level, it is nearly impossible to stop Wiggins, and in a pair of games he simply did whatever he wanted to do on the court.

Recruiting: Florida State, Kentucky, West Virginia

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Quick Take:A pure point guard, Artis put Findlay Prep in the position to score every time down the floor. When Artis wasn't setting up others for easy buckets he was shooting and scoring on his own. Mostly Artis was hitting from deep, but also he was able some to get into the lane. Very quick with a great understanding of the game, he was easily Findlay's best player.

Recruiting: Committed to Oregon

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Quick Take: Just a freshman, Coleman asserted himself as the best player on the floor for Cathedral. He scored in double figures, made big plays in overtime, and was a good defender on the perimeter. Now he needs to get stronger, and must convert inside when he has easy opportunities, but for a young wing he did nearly everything you could ask. On a big stage Coleman showed why his future is so bright.

Recruiting: Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame, Purdue, Xavier, Ohio State, Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State

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Quick Take: After a slow first half, Austin really turned it on in the second half. Austin blocked or altered nearly every shot at the rim, and then on offense he ran the floor well and converted in transition. He also scored on a couple of post moves, but more than anything it was his defensive presence that dominated the game.

Recruiting: Committed to Baylor


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