Jalen Brunson, PG, Mac Irvin Fire: It's a class that desperately needs help at the point guard position but thankfully Brunson has proven that he'll be a mainstay towards the top of the lead guard rankings in 2015. Brunson has just ridiculous vision and knows where his four teammates are on the court at all times. When he gets deep into the lane and you think he's over-penetrated, all of the sudden he delivers a perfect pass to a wide open teammate. His shot wasn't falling in Mac Irvin's second game but he was so good as a distributor that you had to appreciate his talent.
DeAaron Fox, SG, Houston Hoops: The lanky shooting guard really competed against Mac Irvin Fire, finishing in transition despite what he gives up physically with his still developing frame. Fox got to the basket, scored with his floater and made some nice passes in the open court to teammates. He also gave a lot of effort on defense, showing the ability to slow down both guard positions.
Colin Slater, PG, Ground Up: A very speedy point guard, Slater played pretty unselfish basketball in one viewing on Saturday, mostly deferring to teammates. He has a ridiculously quick first step and when he gets going to the basket, he's tough to stop. Slater's best weapon was his drive and dish, as he would make his move off the dribble, get into the lane, draw a double and find an open teammate for two points.
Bryce Aiken, PG, Team Scan: Aiken is small but is really tough to stop off the dribble and has a big weapon in his pull-up three-point jumper. A score-first point guard, Aiken is also a capable distributor and made some nice drive and dishes for assists. He helped seal a victory by getting to the basket and scoring a tough basket with the foul late in the game against Meanstreets.
Alfred Hollins, SF, Oakland Soldiers 16u: This young wing is a really good prospect. He has nice size and length, plays hard, rebounds on both ends, can defend multiple positions and is unselfish player who passes well. He's just 15 years old and more prospect than player, but is just a fraction of where he'll be one day physically and has the chance to be a very good player in time.
Damari Milstead, PG, Oakland Soldiers 16u: Milstead loves to play in transition and when he is in the game, he has a way of dictating tempo for both teams. He gets after it on defense, creating steals at midcourt and quickly taking them back the other way for easy points. He rebounds well for a point guard and quickly pushes it back the other way, taking the ball to the basket and finishing, creating for teammates or pulling up for jumpers.
Ira Lee, PF, Oakland Soldiers 16u: Lee is a four man that plays really hard for a young guy at his position and is a big time rebounder. He's a very good athlete and if he's not boxed out will score on tip dunks off the offensive glass. He handles it pretty well for the position and gets down the court in a hurry in transition, getting a lot of easy buckets because of it. He's made real progress over the last year.
Brandon McCoy, C, Ground Up: McCoy is a young center from San Diego that definitely looks the part with nice size at 6-foot-10 and long arms. It doesn't look like he's grown into his body yet but he plays hard, has good footwork for a freshman center and made some pretty nice passes from the high post. He's definitely one to watch closely.
* Oakland Soldiers 16u shooting guard Brandon Lawrence did a nice job getting to the basket in transition. He plays hard and specializes in attacking the basket.
* Ben Kone is a 16u forward on Oakland Soldiers 2016 that was impressive defending and rebounding. He's got a thick frame and uses it well inside.
* Peter Hewitt is another Oakland Soldiers 16u post that does a nice job competing inside. He has a good frame with long arms and showed decent footwork.
* Cal Supreme 16u Jonah Mathews has one of the top pull-up jumpers in the 2016 class and had it on display against the Oakland Soldiers 16u squad. He plays the right way and compete on defense.
* It's pretty easy to tell the potential from Houston Hoops' 2017 forward Jared Vanderbilt. He has terrific size and length and scored from all three levels.
* Houston Hoops' 2015 forward Paul Thomas had an unselfish but impressive game against Mac Irvin Fire. He played hard, defended well, made some really nice passes and fought for rebounds.
* Tyus Battle didn't get a ton of shooting attempts against Meanstreets but was unselfish with his possessions, constantly looking for teammates. He's a terrific defender that can guard multiple positions due to his size, length, athleticism and feel.
Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar, Arizona head coach Sean Miller and an assistant, Nevada head coach David Carter and an assistant, Seattle head coach Cameron Dollar and assistants from Fresno State and San Diego State watched Alfred Hollins, Damari Milstead and Ira Lee.
Fresno State had an assistant trailing local point guard Colin Slater.