Adidas Invitational: Top Performers

There were numerous high level performances at the Adidas Invitational, but here is a look at seven prospects who stood out above the rest.

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Quick Take: Vonleh is just an absolute matchup nightmare for opponents. At 6-foot-9 he has the size to do damage down low, but then also the skill to lead the break or score on the perimeter. His athleticism can be game changing down low, and then is so active that he seems to be everywhere on the court. His team didn't have the greatest showing during the week, but still Vonleh did nothing but impress, and asserted himself as one of the clear premier players in the class of 2014.

Recruiting: North Carolina, Florida, Providence, Louisville, Indiana, Connecticut, Syracuse, UCLA, Pittsburgh

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Quick Take: The talent is just through the roof with Russell. He is athletic, knows how to pass the ball, and is also an excellent scorer both from deep and going to the rim. His team won the 16-and under championship, and Russell was the biggest reason for that run to the title game. Really there is nothing on the basketball court that he struggles to do, and with his elite talent he is someone that can always be relied upon to make a huge play during the game.

Recruiting: Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana, Cincinnati, Ohio State

Size: 6-1/185 |
Quick Take: Despite being on an under the radar team, Jackson was attracting head coaches to off-site gyms all week long. An athletic freak of nature, Jackson is now adding a consistent jumper into the equation, and as he does that you can forget about being able to guard him. During his team's run to the gold division title, Jackson was absolutely unstoppable and had people questioning how many guards in the country are better than him. With his jumper looking better and better, new schools are hoping to be able to get involved.

Recruiting: Illinois, Notre Dame, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan State, Butler

Size: 6-4/175 |
Quick Take: Hamilton is one of the premier scorers in the 2013 class. He had his jumper working, and was able to take over games down the stretch when needed. His step back jumper is a weapon, and then going to the rim he knows how to finish in traffic. Also Hamilton showed an ability to pass the ball which was good, since at times he is asked to play the point and create for others.

Recruiting: UCLA, USC, Washington, San Diego State, Oregon, California, Baylor, Connecticut

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Quick Take: Black is just an athletic beast who knows how to be productive and ge things done. His highlight reel dunks are out of this world, but he does more than just dunk the ball. Black is an unbelievable rebounder, he blocks shots as well as anyone, and plays with a motor that is through the roof. He needs to continue to refine his moves on the post, but the bottom line is he gets stuff done and finds a way to often change the game.

Recruiting: Missouri, Georgetown, Memphis, Tennessee, Florida, Connecticut, Kansas, Mississippi, Arkansas

Size: 6-1/170 |
Quick Take:In a very hyped up 16-and under title game, it was Snider who controlled the action and took over like a point guard has to. Snider can make shots, though that wasn't his game during this event. Instead it was penetrating and making his mid-range floater, and controlling the pace of games while making great decisions. It has been an absolutely unreal spring and summer so far for Snider, and he has continued that theme with an outstanding performance at the Adidas Invitational.

Recruiting: Committed to Louisville

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Quick Take: An athletic power forward, Walker was absolutely unbelievable all week on the glass and blocking shots. Walker didn't have one of his best offensive tournaments, but on the defensive end and rebounding wise he was better than any player at the event. Walker just has that knack for being able to rebound, and in head-to-head matchups with other top power forwards he always either one the battle or more than held his own. On top of that he helped lead his team to the platinum championship.

Recruiting: Florida, Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky, Florida State, Ohio State


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