Donte Clark, SG, Georgia Stars – An athletic player who is always in attack mode, Clark was excellent for the Stars in a morning win. He scored going to the rim, knocked in a few jumpers, and then showed off impressive athleticism. He could stand to do a little more to make others better, but there is a lot to like with this player who can put points on the board in a variety of ways.
Desmond Ringer, C, Georgia Stars – He doesn't have the best touch down low, but Ringer is active and makes good things happen. Ringer did a good job of getting to the foul line, and then cleared the glass fairly well. On defense he has long arms and does a good job of altering shots. Overall he was very effective filling a role.
Rondae Jefferson, SF, Team Final – Jefferson is one of the most impressive competitors in the country. He absolutely loves to win, and has the strength and athleticism to play all over the floor. Jefferson guards point guards and centers, and then on offense finishes mid-range and in very well. While he doesn't shoot it well, Jefferson just knows how to score, and then is one of the best defenders in the class. Overall there is just so much to like about him, and he is the type of kid you win games with at the next level.
Davon Reed, SF/SG, Team Final – A big time shooter, Reed was filling it up from deep and then also did some damage on the offensive glass. Also a solid athlete, Reed was long and got into passing lanes causing problems for opposing guards. He seems to be playing with more confidence than ever, and that has his game going to the next level.
Matt Jones, SG, Texas Titans – Jones has definitely grown in the past year, but that hasn't limited his shooting touch at all. During a comeback for the Titans, Jones hit several deep jumpers in a row, and brought the team back. He is however limited in how he can score, as he isn't comfortable off the dribble, but defensively he is very good and also he can really stroke it from deep.
Julius Randle, PF, Texas Titans – The first half will be one that Randle would like to forget, but in the second half he got going. Randle was aggressive attacking the rim off the dribble, and then used his strength advantage to power through defenders and score down low. Once he figures out the balance between showing off his perimeter skills and dominating inside, Randle will be impossible to guard.
James Young, SF, The Family – Quite simply, the kid gets buckets. He does it all the time and in every single imaginable way. While Young did miss a three from the corner that would have won it, he scored it well all game long, especially attacking off the bounce. One thing Young seems to be adding is a mid-post game, and when he gets there with his size and athleticism he is tough to deal with.
Troy Williams, PF/SF, Boo Williams – It hasn't always been a fun spring for Williams, but he got back to his old dominant ways in a morning win. Williams hit a few jumpers, including one from three, and then was blocking shots, rebounding, and using that high energy style to get results. It was probably his best game of the year, and it came in a big comeback win.
Anthony Barber, PG, Boo Williams – Overall Barber was very good. The man known as "Cat" hit deep jumpers, was impossible to stop off the dribble, and then found open teammates for buckets. It was the type of game you want a point guard to have, and he did it at the right time when his team needed it the most.
Allerik Freeman, SG, Boo Williams – It wasn't the best game for Freeman, but he still picked his spots in which he proved to be tough to guard. Freeman hit a pair of threes, and his shot does look improved, and then he scored off the dribble in the mid-range. Now at times he did disappear, but when he was locked in he showed why he is such a heavily recruited prospect.
Brandon Stith, PF, Boo Williams – He doesn't get a ton of hype or attention on his team, but Stith does some of the dirty work down low. Stith hit a three, rebounded well, and played good defense as well. Overall Stith didn't put up the big numbers, but his role is one to be tough and physical down low, and Stith played a big part in the win.
Jonathan Williams, PF, Bluff City – At times Williams can be someone who is almost invisible on the court, but when he turns it on he can be special. In an evening win he did just that. The 6-foot-10 Williams scored on lefty hook shots, finished with athleticism above the rim, and then ran the floor and rebounded. Quite simply he put everything on display and led his team to a blowout win.
JaJuan Johnson, SG, Bluff City – Johnson wasn't hitting his outside shots, but even with that he still very much came to play. He is an elite athlete, and that showed with his ability to crash the glass from the perimeter as well as on offense where he would rise up in the lane and hit a little floater or just dunk over people. Add in that he plays hard and can be a secondary ball handler, and Johnson's stock is certainly on the rise.
Torren Jones, PF, Cal Supreme – He doesn't have the best set of hands, but Jones still was extremely effective. Jones hit multiple jumpers from 18 feet and beyond, and then had a few post moves that were very impressive. Also Jones is a good athlete, where he blocked shots. Rebounding wise he was solid, and quite simply was the go to force for Cal Supreme for a good portion of their game.
Kameron Williams, SG/SF, Baltimore Elite – Williams has been one of the top scorers in the EYBL, and he didn't disappoint in a big evening win. He was hitting from deep, and then for good measure mixed in a mid-range jumper off the bounce. Would like to see him get to the rim more, but there is no doubt that he has the ability to light up the scoreboard.
Tosin Mehinti, PF, Southern Stampede – A high level run and jump athlete, Mehinti was doing some very good things for the Stampede despite a loss. Mehinti blocked shots, rebounded well, and had a nice tip dunk. Also he made a mid-range jumper. In a class not loaded with a lot of depth down low, Mehinti has the ability to emerge as someone who is on the high-major radar before it is all said and done.
Jalen Lindsay, SF, Georgia Stars – Some have had concerns about Lindsey's ability to hit perimeter shots, but that wasn't a worry at all in this one. He hit a pair of threes and another two mid-range jumpers as well. As usual Lindsay showed his elite athleticism with some highlight reel dunks. Overall Lindsay was the best player on the floor, and was instrumental in a late second half charge which sealed the win.
Dakari Johnson, C, Each 1 Teach 1: The mammoth center who sat out the high school season looks very good and in excellent shape. Johnson will run the court, has great hands, and did a good job of finishing around the rim. He could demand the ball more, but that is just nitpicking. Johnson did an excellent job during the game and looks the part of one of the elite prospects in his class.
Joel Berry, PG, Each 1 Teach 1: A physical point guard who loves to attack the rim, Berry made a living getting to the foul line. Berry has good speed with the ball, and once he gets you on his hip is so strong that there is nothing the defender can do. Add in that he is a good shot maker, and it was a nice evening for Berry.
Parker Jackson-Cartwright, PG, Cal Supreme – He is still small, but quite honestly you can't take anything away from how he plays. Jackson-Cartwright is a pest on defense as he gets into passing lanes, and then offensively he is the complete package. He makes open jumpers, can create off the dribble, and then is also an excellent passer. His play takes Cal Supreme to a different level.