GASO/Best of South: Stock Risers

The Great American Shootout in Duncanville, Texas as well as the Best of the South and Elite 32 in suburban Atlanta were great places to find under the radar players. No one did more to help himself than Oklahoma native Mitch Solomon.

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Quick Take: Solomon is someone who no one really knew about before July, and following the Great American Shootout he is now a must get priority guy for most of the Big XII. He is big, physical, tough, strong, and has some skill. Solomon isn't a great athlete, but he attacks the glass hard, sets great screens, and can score both facing the rim and from the low block. He is definitely someone who will be in the discussion for a spot in the rankings when they are updated.

Recruiting: Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Tulsa, Oral Roberts

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Quick Take: Sherman is someone who really opened up eyes because he can score in so many different ways. He isn't the best athlete, and needs to continue to get into better shape, but Sherman can put the ball in the basket and does it either facing the rim out to the three point line or with quality post moves. Also Sherman is an above average rebounder who plays hard. It was a very good showing for him.

Recruiting: Miami, Weber State, Wichita State, Nebraska, Colorado State, Purdue, Marquette

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Quick Take: Johnson is someone who re-classed from the 2014 class, and he is showing significant development in a short period of time. A very good athlete with a lot of strength, Johnson got to the rim with ease and also was knocking in jumpers. Beyond that he showed a decent feel for how to play in the frontcourt and looks like he can be a well above average defender.

Recruiting: Wyoming, LaSalle, Murray State, Florida Gulf Coast, Florida International, South Florida, Florida International, UCF, Florida State

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Quick Take: Gilmore came on in a big way at Best of the South. He showed good athleticism, a high motor, and surprising skill for a player his size. He didn't get a chance to do a ton with his team during the EYBL due to other scoring threats, but given the opportunity he shined. It was good to see him as the go to option, and he really stepped up and showed he can be one to watch.

Recruiting: DePaul, Georgia Tech, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Miami, Minnesota, Virginia Commonwealth

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Quick Take: Sheffield was really building buzz leading up to the July recruiting period, and he more than justified it with his play. He has good size, is an excellent shooter, and also did some damage going to the rim. Sheffield needs to get stronger, but he was very productive and continues to get better nearly every time he steps on the floor. Even on a loaded roster Sheffield finds a way to standout.

Recruiting: Florida State, Kansas State, Clemson, VCU, Xavier, Georgia, Georgia Tech

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Quick Take: Even to gurus in Georgia, Hamilton was a virtual unknown before his breakout showing at the Best of the South and Elite 32. Hamilton is a bit undersized, but he is skilled, athletic, strong, and has a motor. He was easily the most productive player for the Southern Kings, and showed that he could play his way into high-major offers before too long.

Recruiting: New Hampshire, Cincinnati, Bucknell, St. Joseph's, Texas Tech, Tennessee-Martin, Brown

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