AMC: Day One Rundown

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – As it is every year, the first day of the adidas May Classic was just a tuneup compared to the action we are expecting for tomorrow. Still we got to lat eyes on a solid mid-major prospect and a handful of young guys that are grabbing high major attention.

Michael Kibiloski, PF, MBA Select – It's been nearly a year since we've gotten to see this 6-foot-7 power forward. On Friday he was up and down. In the first frame Kibiloski went to work inside, scoring on five of his first six attempts, two of which were right jump hooks and two field goals were face up jumpers from mid-range. Once the second half hit Kibiloski stopped receiving the ball inside and became less effective. With that said, we like his skill set inside, his hands and his footwork. Not a great athlete, Kibiloski makes up for it with his ability to get up and down the floor and with how hard he plays.

Brandon Dawson, SF, SYF Players – A raw talent with plenty of upside this Gary (Ind.) Wallace standout impressed us with his athleticism and overall upside on Friday. At 6-foot-6 and equipped with a set of long arms, Dawson has a great frame for the wing spot. Throughout SYF's game against Indiana Elite Black, he was active on both ends, worked the paint for put backs and attacked the rim looking for strong finishes.

Markus Crider, SF, SYF Players – Although Dawson has been getting more play than Dawson recently, we liked him as the better player on this day. Crider has a more polished game than when we saw him in October. He's improved his overall skill set, shot it well on Friday and is an above average athlete with an impressive looking body for the wing spot. This 6-foot-5 wing is certainly someone for high majors to monitor.

Mitch McGary, PF, SYF Players – Apparently he's been hurt for quite some time and just got back on the court within the past two weeks. We could tell he was a little rusty, but he was certainly active and showed some solid athleticism for a 6-foot-9 big man. He spent some time at the top of SYF's press and seemed to be all over the place. Already he's receiving high major interest and we are exciting to keep watching.

Mitch McGary claims scholarship offers from Purdue and Iowa. He's also getting interest from Indiana, Ball State and Iowa State.

With his older brother, Teronne looking on, Ronnie Johnson looked impressive from the point guard spot. He's got terrific speed, created for teammates and had a handful of steals in the few minutes we got to watch him.

Jake Brown put together a decent showing for Indiana Elite White. The 6-foot-8, 215-pound big man is a Division-I prospect that showed a nice jump hook and a soft touch in the paint.


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