UA Invitational: Day Three Rundown

ARLINGTON, Tex. -- Joe Burton continued his strong play on the final day, as did a pair of players from the Utah Prospects and Las Vegas Prospects.

Darryl Gaynor, SG, Las Vegas Prospects -- The athletic guard continued to show his improved shooting touch, hitting an NBA three off the catch and hitting another pull-up two. Gaynor always plays tough defense, but he also got baskets in transition and scored on a runner. He's an undersized two, but makes up for it with his lateral quickness and toughness.

T.J. Haws, PG, Las Vegas Prospects -- Haws impacts the game in so many ways and on Sunday, even in a loss, showed his versatility while scoring on a three off the catch, notching some assists on drive and dishes, hitting a long pull-up two and scoring in transition.

Elijah Davis, PF, Juice All-Stars -- The undersized four was a machine against the Las Vegas Prospects, helping his team get off to a big lead from the jump. Davis was hitting threes, using his soft touch around the basket, backed opponents down with his big body and scored on the offensive glass. He's a smaller four and will have to improve his physique, but he definitely has talent.

Quentin Snider, PG, Louisville Magic -- While Snider also did a good job creating for others against Houston Defenders, he really impacted the game by putting points on the board. Snider was on fire in the first half, hitting at least four three-pointers, off both the catch and pull.

Joe Burton, SF, Houston Defenders – Burton continued his strong weekend on the final day. The 6-foot-6 forward uses his strong frame to score inside. He worked the high post and looked for areas to attack the opposition. He'll step out and hit a three or two, but right now he's effective attacking the rim and scoring around the basket. When he plays with a motor, he's tough to stop. Burton was aggressive this weekend and made a living at the free throw line.

Jesse Wade, PG, Utah Prospects – This is a lead guard out of Kaysville (Utah) Davis to keep an eye on. He's in the 5-foot-11, possibly 6-foot, range and does a good job of running his team. He has a strong handle, a high IQ and a good-looking jump shot. Wade sees the floor well and did a good job setting up his teammates in a game against Southern Elite.

Zach Selijaas, PF, Utah Prospects – It's tough to figure out just what position Selijaas is, as he spends majority of his time on the perimeter hunting jump shots, but has the size and moves like a power forward. Right now, we'll call him a stretch four. He has great range on his jump shot, can handle the ball some and has a nice feel for the game.

Jalen Johnson, PF, Southern Elite – The long, lean forward didn't start for Southern Elite, but he certainly had an impact for them. At 6-foot-8, Johnson moves well, contests shots inside and ran the floor with ease. Offensively he showed good touch inside, but currently lacks the strength to get physical inside. He did, however, show he could step out and knock down jump shots to 22-feet.

*Southern Elite forward Mark Vital got a lot done in the paint. At 6-foot-5, Vital is a very good athlete with a powerfully built frame. He was physical inside, hit the glass hard and finished well through contact.

* Isaiah Whitehead has improved as a shooter, as evidenced by a catch and shoot three and pull-up jumper he hit on the break against the Las Vegas Prospects.

* Las Vegas Prospects' 2014 center Macoumba Kane showed he's not just a shot blocker and rebounder, stepping out and hitting a three against the Juice All-Stars.

Tyre Robinson listed offer from Colorado State and Wyoming, with interest from Old Dominion and Manhattan.

*Evan Daniels and Josh Gershon contributed to this notebook.


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