2016 Intro: SanAntonio Brinson

Without a doubt, Ahmed Hill is the star for Aquinas High this season, but sophomore Brinson warrants looks as well.

So many stars took a turn at the Chick-Fil-A Classic, it was difficult to find room for new, less heralded talent. But SanAntonio Brinson impressed thanks to smooth scoring ability and a lack of fear despite getting matched against fully mature competition.

The 6-5 swing forward doesn't yet have the handle to move to guard, but already he's a promising outside shooter. Though he doesn't wield shots with textbook form, Brinson hit a three and a nice 15-footer along the baseline in his second game of the weekend to illustrate that he does more than camp out behind the stripe. Albeit lacking strength and not yet very physical on the court, he leapt high to toss down a tip-slam, too.

In his first game at the Classic, he had scored 16 points on 6-8 from the field and 2-3 from long-range, proving to be more than a one-hit wonder. He did force some bad shots, too, including an airballed three, but that's typical for a young player.

It's too early to predict at what college level he fits best. That said, it is safe to say that overall the sophomore earned a spot on a grassroots landscape and will be worth monitoring in the coming seasons.

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