EYBL Oakland: Day Four

HAYWARD, Calif. - E.C. Matthews led the way for The Family in the final day of the fourth EYBL session. Here's a rundown of the last day from NorCal.

Rondae Jefferson, SF, Team Final: You just don't find many kids with Jefferson's talent level, athleticism and toughness who play within the team concept like this kid does. He was all over the glass against Georgia Stars, coming away with 14 boards in the game. Jefferson constantly created for teammates and picked up 7 assists to only 1 turnover, and slashed his way to the basket for 14 points. Not to mention, he was all over it on defense, ending with 5 steals.

Davon Reed, SG, Team Final: A capable outside shooter, Reed was feeling confident on Sunday and knocked down five three-pointers in a loss to Georgia Stars. A tall guard, Reed gave very good effort throughout the entire weekend, was always looking for the open teammate and did a nice job on the glass.

A.J. Davis, PF, Georgia Stars: A pretty versatile and athletic prospect, Davis had things working against Team Final on Monday morning. He scored from all three levels, knocking down two threes and was scoring from midrange and in en route to a 22-point performance in the win. Still a slender kid, it will be interesting where Davis' game goes as he gets stronger, but he's definitely intriguing.

Donte Clark, SG, Georgia Stars: An athletic scorer, Clark got to the free throw line when slashing to the basket, but what was most impressive was his commitment to rebounding. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard was active on the defensive glass, coming down with 12 for the game.

James Young, SF, The Family: Offensively, Young wasn't at his best against Jackson Tigers. He was determined to get his three-pointer working, and it just wouldn't fall, as he missed seven of his nine three-point attempts. That said, Young played tough defense - he came away with four steals - and showed his usual high anticipation for rebounds.

E.C. Matthews, SF, The Family: Matthews was very impressive in a win over Jackson Tigers. He scored on a series of floaters, strong takes to the basket and stepped out to hit a three. Once Matthews gets the ball from about 10-feet out, he's creative in making his way to the basket from there and usually finishes well despite being pretty skinny at this point. Matthews scored 25 points in the game and is definitely a player that grows on you the more you watch him.

Derrick Griffin, PF, Houston Hoops: The ridiculous athlete played hard as always and was all over the glass, picking up five rebounds on both the offensive and defensive glass. On defense he contested shots, coming up with three blocks, and got to the line on a good amount of his offensive opportunities.

Kendrick Nunn, SG, Mean Streets: A tough undersized two guard, Nunn played hard the entire game in a win over Houston Hoops. He scored from all three levels, knocking down a couple three-pointers, showing a pull-up midrange jumper and got to the basket as well. Nunn finished with 14 points in the win.

Justin Jackson, SF, Houston Hoops: The Hoops' players legs' were clearly tired and the jumpers just weren't falling with regularity, but Jackson did his best to keep his team in the game. He knocked down a couple threes and also knocked in a good-looking pull-up jumper from midrange in the loss to Mean Streets.

Justice Winslow, SF, Houston Hoops: A versatile talent, Winslow has capabilities of the one, two and three and he wasn't as confident shooting at as he's shown in the past, but he played through an injury so has an excuse. Still, Winslow gave good effort and made numerous nice passes to teammates, had a catch and shoot three and rebounded well in a loss to Mean Streets.

* You can definitely see the potential of 2015 Georgia Stars wing Will Jackson. The body and athleticism are there but he also made some crisp passes and knocked down a couple threes.

* Jackson Tigers' 2013 forward Marquis Vance was feeling it from three, knocking down a few against The Family. He's usually on the perimeter, but Vance's thick frame will likely mean he'll have to play in the post some in college as well.

* Moshawn Thomas is a very long forward who was pretty active against the Houston Hoops, using his effort on the offensive glass to help him score 6 points to go with his 8 rebounds.

Nigel Williams-Goss confirmed that he'll announce between Washington, Harvard, UCLA, UNLV and Oklahoma on Wednesday.

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