Las Vegas: Pangos Spring Spectacular

LAS VEGAS - The Pangos Spring Spectacular had several impressive West Coast prospects on Sunday, including Harvard commit Zena Edosomwan, who has been a dominant force so far this spring.

Hunter Myers, PF, Nevada Wolverines: A face-up four man, Myers knows his strengths on both sides of the court and plays to them. On offense, he'll post up an interior defender and then either make a move to the basket or often will go for a fade-away jumper, which he actually knocks down a respectable amount of the time. He can also hit the open three and make hook shots with either hand. Myers is a tough kid that battles for rebounds and even though he will have to defend opposing fours, his long arms and physical style of play should aid him.

Dakarai Allen, SF, Play Hard Play Smart: Allen brought his typical game on Sunday, playing terrific on the ball defense, blocking shots and grabbing rebounds. On offense, his shooting is often overly criticized but what is under-appreciated is the fact that Allen is a terrific passer, with tremendous vision. Confidence and repetition will go a long way with his jumper, but few prospects have his feel for the game and ability to impact the game in so many areas. Whatever team Allen is on just seems to win and he's a big reason why.

Ikenna Iroegbu, PG, Belmont Shore: Iroegbu is blessed with a terrific frame, handles and quickness. He gets the ball and pushes it down court in a hurry and in an up and down system, he has several attributes you're looking for. The biggest question for Iroegbu is if he can slow it down, make consistently smart decisions in both the half court and break, valuing possessions and limiting turnovers. If he does that, he'll have a bright future.

Elliott Pitts, SG, Bay Area Hoosiers: Pitts is a high basketball IQ shooter who plays to his strengths and doesn't try to make plays he can't make, which is an increasingly rare quality. Pitts isn't a great athlete, but he's good enough and makes up for it with his skill level. The shot is accurate from both midrange and three, and he even added in a floater on Sunday. You can see why he's a top target for some high major schools.

Zena Edosomwan, PF, Belmont Shore: Edosomwan continues to add to his game and gives every reason to believe he's going to make a quick and very big impact in the Ivy League. His midrange game keeps involving and he's even better at using his footwork and athleticism to create his own shot, adding a fade-away jumper that he's hitting with regularity. In the post he's trying to dunk everything, and his added strength makes him very difficult for opposing high school posts.

Darryl Gaynor, SG, Las Vegas Prospects 16U: Gaynor is quite an intriguing prospect. He has long arms, very impressive lateral quickness and makes a commitment on the defensive end to lock down the opponent. His quickness aids him in getting to the basket, but he's also a capable three-point shooter. He has all the tools physically to be a very good player and is definitely someone to keep a close eye on moving forward.

Payton Dastrup, C, Arizona Select: A big center with reliable hands and skill level for his age, Dastrup has quickly established himself as one of top big men out west in 2014. Dastrup has broad shoulders and is quite strong for a rising junior, but moves well, competes for rebounds and can finish around the block.

Daniel Hamilton, SF, Belmont Shore: Hamilton has made huge strides as a player over the past year and is definitely moving in the right direction as prospect. His ability to create his own shot has improved but he's also unselfish and possesses good vision, making several nice passes to teammates each game. Hamilton is still growing and when he levels out and start adding strength, it will really add to his ability to score.

Dorian Pickens, SG, Arizona Stars: A very smart player, Pickens isn't overly quick but possesses a high basketball IQ and uses it to get into the lane and find ways to score. Pickens is an accurate three-point shooter but can also knock it down from midrange and often makes the right pass to his teammates.

Tyler Dorsey, SG, Belmont Shore: Dorsey plays the role of the primary ball handler but what he does best is score, as he can create his own shot, get it off in a hurry and has a smooth stroke that makes him a threat all over the court. Guards that can rebound aren't always easy to find and the fact that he can grab a board in traffic and quickly push it down the court adds to his versatility.

* Las Vegas Prospects 16U point guard Shaquile Carr is a smart player that is constantly looking to help his teammates get shots. Carr is very good on the break, as he pushes the ball up the court, doesn't turn it over and makes the smart play rather than the flashy play.

* Team Superstar 16U's point guard Taelin Webb is bouncy and tough to stay in front of. He was just coming back from an injury and still rusty, but he's a point guard to keep a close eye on in 2014.

Hunter Myers listed scholarship offers from Nevada, U.C. Davis and Idaho. He's also hearing from California, Stanford, Gonzaga and Arizona State, as well as some Ivy League schools.

Malik Pope picked up offers from USC and Boise State.

Colorado, Arizona, USC, Arizona State, San Diego State watched Dakarai Allen's team take on Payton Dastrup's squad. UCLA head coach Ben Howland and Washington State, UNLV and Arizona watched Allen's semifinals game.

USC and Arizona watched Tyler Dorsey, Daniel Hamilton and Chris Sandifer of Belmont Shore.

Elliott Pitts drew coaches from Arizona State and Washington.

USC, California, Washington, Arizona and San Diego watched Malik Pope's first game, while UNLV was in attendance for his second game.

UNLV watched Las Vegas Prospects 16U point guard Shaquile Carr.


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