Pangos: Day 2 Rundown

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – After a solid first day, the second day of action picked up at the Pangos All-American Camp and Michael Snaer was among the days top performers.

Roger Franklin, SF – In his first camp game of the day, Franklin, a 6-foot-5 wing, did damage inside and out. He used his strong, athletic frame to snag offensive rebounds and generate put backs. He also managed to knock down a three-pointer and an And 1 floater. Franklin is an overall solid prospect that is consistent and brings it every night.

Clarence Trent, PF – The Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep standout is known for his athleticism, but in his morning game he showed he's capable of much more. He worked the pick and pop well, made a nice jab move that led to a 14-foot pull up and scored around the basket. Trent seemed more active than in the past and it certainly helped his performance.

John Wall, PG – Throughout the spring Wall has made it known that he's the best point guard in the class of 2009 and to his credit he continues to challenge any and everyone. On day two of the Pangos camp he kept up his strong play. He worked the pick and roll well, used quick crossovers to slice into the paint and initiated contact every chance he could.

As talented as the No. 3 ranked prospect is, there are still a few areas that he can improve. We'd like to see him tighten up his handle and stay in control at all times, but it's hard to be picky with a guy that no one in the class can guard.

Corey Jefferson, C – The long, lean big man knocked down a few mid-range jump shots and recorded a handful of blocks. Strength continues to be an issue, as he missed three dunks, but we do like his length, which helps him corral rebounds and block shots.

Bak Bak, PF – The 6-foot-8 big man had a huge afternoon game. Bak went for 30 points and seven rebounds and scored his buckets in a variety of ways. To go with baskets in the paint, he also mixed in mid-range jumpers and three pointers. At this point his college interest has been mixed and is a guy to monitor.

Michael Snaer, SG – The Sunday night session was highlighted by a big effort by Snaer. The 6-foot-4 guard attacked the rim and used his athleticism to get dunks on the break and tip in missed shots. Snaer also sought out deep jumpers and, at least in the first half, seemed to score every time he touched it.

Jeremy Olsen, C – Olsen did a little bit of everything in his evening session game. The 6-foot-9 picked up a bunch of offensive rebounds, majority of which led to points, and ran the floor looking to score. Olsen even showed good touch when he buried a three-pointer from the corner. He went for 21 points in his second game of the day.

Solomon Hill, SF – The Los Angeles (Calif.) Fairfax standout doesn't do a ton of scoring, but he certainly does everything else. At 6-foot-6, Hill is a skilled wing that also spends a lot on the ball, and rightfully so, as he's capable of taking defenders off the bounce and creating for teammates. Although he doesn't shoot it much, he was efficient in one of the games we watched as he hit a deep three and a spot up 18-footer.

Daniel Alexander, PF – One of the surprises of day two was this 6-foot-8 big man out of Dripping Springs (Tex.) High. He has a slender frame, but is active and is an above average athlete that gets after it on the glass. Alexander, who threw down one of the better dunks of the day in transition, has a solid skill set and is capable of hitting deep jumpers.

Kendall Williams, PG – The Bruins commit is a smooth lead man that made good decisions and tossed out a handful of assists in an afternoon camp game. The 6-foot-2,160-pounder also knocked down a few deep jumpers and showed he could use either hand around the rim.

Kevin Johnson, C – Throughout the spring we've introduced you to a number of underclassmen and this is yet another freshman to keep an eye on. Johnson already stands 6-foot-8, 220-pound and is equipped with a huge frame. Although he didn't get many touches, it was clear that he has a nice set of hands and has a decent touch around the rim.

Quddus Bello, SG – Bello, who plays with D-One Sports on the circuit, was pretty impressive in the early morning game. He looks much improved since the last time we saw him (Carolina Challenge) and he's definitely more active. Built with a long, lean frame he'll still need to mature physically, but he mixes it up well inside for rebounds and looks to score on the break.

Tyler Lamb said he's planning to play in camps at USC, UCLA and Arizona. He claimed scholarship offers from USC, Santa Barbara and San Diego. Lamb also said he has interest from Pac 10, Big East and Big Ten programs.

Daniel Alexander said he's picked up initial interest from USC, Texas, Texas A&M, Baylor and Marquette. The talented big man will participate in the Marquette's elite camp in June.

Michael Snaer mentioned Stanford, Marquette, UCLA, USC, Miami, Mississippi and UNLV. He will be attending USC's elite camp next week.


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