Jayhawk Invitational: Final Day Rundown

LAWRENCE, Kans. -- The third and final day from the Jayhawk Invitational is complete. St. Louis Eagles took home the 17's crown, Texas Assault won the 16's and the KC 76ers got the 15's title.

Last year it was the home team that took home the 17's crown, this year time around it was the St. Louis Eagles.

The Eagle, were led by Florida commit Brad Beal, as well as Ben McLemore and Roosevelt Jones, were set to play Compton Magic in the finals, but the Magic had to forfeit to catch their flights back to California.

In the 16's division the Texas Assault, led by talented guard Marcus Smart, that won the championship. Nick Banyard and Phil Forte also played big roles in helping the Texas squad capture the title.

The 15's championship was an all Kansas City battle between the KC Pump N' Run and the KC 76ers. Freshman sensation Ishmael Wainwright led the way for 76ers as they knocked off the host team.

Corey Hilliard, PG, KC Pump N' Run – When KC Pump N' Run was down 15 midway through the fourth quarter it was Hilliard who got the host program back in the game. He was especially terrific in transition, where he attacked the rim and completed some athletic moves. Hilliard is a good-looking point guard prospect, who has good speed, handles the ball well and can create for teammates.

Marcus Smart, SG, Texas Assault – Picking up where he left off on Saturday, Smart went to work all day and lead Assault to the 16's championship. You'd be hard pressed to find a tougher kid in the state of Kansas this past weekend. He plays hard, gets after it on both ends and has a college ready frame. He scores through contact and is a smart basketball player. High majors are all over him and rightfully so.

Isaiah Austin, C, Compton Magic – Against the SYF Players, Austin didn't score many points, but when he did they were quite impressive. His best moves of the day were a jab into a three-pointer and then the next possession he faced up a defender, drove to the middle and finished with his left hand. At 6-foot-11 he's loaded with potential and his skill set continues to improve.

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