NikeX: Recap

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Tyler Dorsey, Elliott Pitts and Stanley Johnson were among the top performers at the Nike Extravaganza at Mater Dei on Saturday.

Everett Turner, SG, Colony – One of the surprises of the day was this 6-foot-2 guard. Turner aggressively attacked the basket, sliced his way to the rim in transition and buried a pair of three-pointers in Colony's win over Mission Viejo. Turner also impacted the game with his defense, as he played the passing lanes and moved his feet well. He finished 9-for-16 from the field and scored 24 points.

Rashad Muhammad, SG, Bishop Gorman – The game MVP went to Muhammad and rightfully so. Muhammad made a few big plays down the stretch for Bishop Gorman, including a catch and shoot three that helped B.G. extend their lead. Muhammad appears to be a more confident shooter from long-range, but he also hit a mid-range jump shot and showed of his passing ability. He finished with a game high 24 points on 8-for-19 shooting.

Elliott Pitts, SG, De La Salle – One of the best outings of the day came from this Arizona signee. He pumped in 27 points and scored them in a variety of ways. He didn't shoot it great from long-range (2-for-8), but did hit mid-range jumpers, scored in transition and off back door cuts to the rim. He's a smart player that that looks to make the right play within the offense. He'll be valuable at Arizona because of his skill and ability to make shots.

Roschon Prince, PF, Long Beach Poly – Despite struggling from the field (6-for-15), Prince had a major impact in their game against St. John Bosco. Prince, a 6-foot-6 tough, hardnosed forward, played with strength inside. He fought for rebounds, finished through contact and made his way to the free throw line 10 times. He scored 19 points and reeled in nine rebounds in the win.

Stanley Johnson, SF, Mater Dei – When Mater Dei needed Johnson the most he stepped up. Westchester pushed the Monarchs late in the game and Johnson opted to take his game to the block and score it. He maneuvered well around the paint and scored through contact against a smaller Westchester defender. In all, Johnson scored 21 points, but he was a major factor on the glass as he well as he pursued the ball in and out of his area. He finished with 16 boards.

Jordan McLaughlin, PG, Etiwanda – Etiwanda's game against Loyola lost a little luster when Loyola guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright sat out with an injury. McLaughlin still hit the court, although he didn't play in the fourth due to a foot injury of his own. McLaughlin hit a trio of three-pointers and tossed out four assists in Etiwanda's win. He has very good speed and is an impressive athlete, but you could tell his recent ankle injuries were hampering him. He's a talented passer and a guard that can fill it up from deep. He scored 11 points and tossed out four assists in the win.

Kendall Small, PG, Ocean View – Although he didn't shoot the ball well from the field (6-for-17, Small still managed to fill the stat sheet, as he scored 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and recorded four steals. Small, a 6-foot guard, has a good pace to his game, sees the floor and shoots the ball well out to three off the catch. He's one that high majors should begin tracking and mid-majors should start offering.

Tyler Burch, SG, Ocean View – The top performer in the Ocean View/Durango game was this 6-foot-5 guard. Burch was aggressive on offense, especially early in the game, where he was able to hit a few pull-up jumpers. For the game he hit two threes off the catch and scored the ball well at the rim. He finished 10-for-16 from the field and scored 24 points.

Chase Jeter, C, Bishop Gorman – In a class full of talented post prospects, Jeter is certainly one of the better ones on the West Coast. There are a lot of tools to work with here, as Jeter stands 6-foot-10, is equipped with long arms and is fairly mobile. He has a nice set of hands and is starting to develop some moves. He needs to get stronger and more physical inside, but he has some natural ability and a nice upside. He scored nine points and grabbed six boards in 18 minutes of action.

Tyler Dorsey, SG, St. John Bosco – Dorsey, one of the premier shooting guards in the country, played extremely well in spurts. He played with the ball in his hands for Bosco, but his scoring ability is too valuable to keep him there at the next level. He can pump in points and does so in a hurry. He hit a pair of left-handed floaters, a pull-up from 10-feet and a pair of three-pointers. In all he finished with 24 points and recorded 12 rebounds.

*Davante Cooper, a 6-foot-9 junior big man out of Las Vegas (Nev.) Durango, scored 12 points on 6-for-8 shooting and added seven rebounds in Durango's loss to Ocean View.

*Chandler Hutchison is a junior forward that stood out on Saturday. The 6-foot-5 lengthy wing made plays in transition and proved to be a talented passer. He scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the loss.

*Kendall Lauderdale went for 17 points and 13 rebounds in Orange Lutheran's loss to Bishop Gorman. Lauderdale was aggressive in the paint, rebounded in and out of his area and finished well around the rim.

*Reggie Theus took home the game MVP honors for Fairfax. He finished with 15 points and seven rebounds in Fairfax's win over Jserra. He was active inside and hit seven of his eight free throw attempts.

*Jordan Bell, one of the premier athletes in the 2013 class, scored 15 points and grabbed nine boards in Long Beach Poly's win.

*Mater Dei senior and recent Butler pledge Elijah Brown scored 19 points in the Monarch's win over Westchester.

Chandler Hutchison listed Northern Arizona and UC-Irvine as the schools showing him interest.

Ben Howland, of UCLA, and Bob Cantu, of USC, were the only two head coaches at the Nike Extravaganza on Saturday.

Assistants from Oregon State, Gonzaga, UC-Irvine and Cal Poly were also in attendance.

Josh Gershon also contributed to this report

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