USA Basketball: Day Two Standouts

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The second and final day at the USA Basketball training facility was intense and competitive. After a drill heavy morning session, the participants played competitive games throughout the final session of the event. Who stood out on day two?

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Quick Take: The guy that helped himself the most this weekend was Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep wing Kelly Oubre. Heading into the weekend we obviously knew he was an elite talent and ranked him at No. 12 overall. But Oubre ramped his play up another notch. Every time Oubre took a shot from three the thought was that it was going in. He's turned himself into a knock down shooter and one of the best in the country at shooting off the catch. At 6-foot-7, he has a strong frame, is a very good athlete and rebounds the ball quite well from the wing position.

Recruiting: Kansas & Kentucky

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Quick Take: At this point you've come to expect Tyus Jones in this space. In the night session the upperclassmen played on the same team and they didn't lose. One of the reasons they were winning was because of stellar point guard play. Jones is a terrific decision maker. He's so steady, sets his guys up and always puts his teammates in position for success. He handled pressure well, tossed out assist after assist and led like you would want your point guard to lead.

Recruiting: Baylor, Duke, Kansas

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Quick Take: Picking up where he left off from the first two sessions, Vaughn, a 6-foot-5 guard out of Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep, had his scoring prowess on display. Vaughn scored it from all three levels and proved to be the best pure scorer at the event. He's strong when he drives to the rim and is a very good finisher in transition. He creates space from defenders very well and is becoming more and more consistent with his pull-up jumpers. The second day he was also more effective as a passer.

Recruiting: Arizona, Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Minnesota, North Carolina, UNLV

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Quick Take: During the final session, Rabb seemed more energetic and active than in previous sessions. At 6-foot-9, he's a very good athlete with impressive mobility. He ran the floor with a purpose, was able to clean up misses and even worked in mid-range jump shots. Rabb has a good set of hands and is a capable finisher with either hand at the rim.

Recruiting: Arizona, Arizona State, California, Kansas, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Ohio State, Stanford, UCLA, UNLV, USC and Washington

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Quick Take: Pinson strung together a strong weekend in Colorado Springs. An electric athlete, Pinson made some impressive plays at the rim, but he also impressed with his vision and passing. Not known for his long-range shooting, Pinson showed improvement in that area and looked confident in catch and shoot situations. At the next level Pinson has the potential to be an elite level defender because of the way he moves his feet laterally, his pure athleticism and knack for deflections.

Recruiting: Committed to North Carolina

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Quick Take: Heron has an impressive combination of size, strength and skill for a sophomore. He's built like a linebacker at 6-foot-4, 190 pounds and plays with a toughness to match his strong frame. His wide shoulders and strength help him finishing with contact and defending and rebounding. That said, Heron is pretty skilled, and can put up points with his pull-up jumper. He's one of the top wings in the 2016 class.

Recruiting: N/A

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Quick Take: There's been some talk that Simmons can play the point, and while that's certainly possible, he was mostly off the ball here and seemed more than comfortable. A guard with nice size and athleticism, Simmons is a threat to score points with his jumper, but also has a floater that makes guarding him even more difficult. He's a talented young prospect.

Recruiting: Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech, South Carolina, Tennessee

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Quick Take: It's hard to find too many ways to be critical of this kid. He has terrific size and length for a young small forward and just makes one play after the other all over the court. He can rebound, defend – he's had some really impressive blocked shots – can really pass it, will knock down the open shot and handles it. There just aren't too many holes in his game and when he gets stronger and keeps improving his jumper, forget it.

Recruiting: Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette, Memphis, Michigan State, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio State, St. Louis

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Quick Take: It was a dominant evening for Stone, who had stretches where if he touched the ball in the paint, his team was getting an easy two points. Stone's size, footwork, hands and motor helped him rack up points and rebounds in a hurry. Stone scored around the basket, but also was successful using his hook shot and outside jumper. He may have been the top 2015 performer at the event.

Recruiting: Arizona, North Carolina, Kentucky, UConn, Georgetown, Indiana, Marquette, UCLA, Wisconsin


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