Double Pump Elite managed to knock off Memphis Magic Elite by a score of 82-73 in the 17's championship. Spencer Dinwiddie had a big tournament for Double Pump and he was named MVP of the event.
Texas Assault beat Indiana Elite/Team Indiana in the 16's championship. Marcus Smart was named MVP. In the 15's championship it was the Indiana Elite Stars that beat Dallas Mustangs for the tournament title.
Marcus Smart, SG, Texas Assault – Throughout the spring and summer circuit, Smart, a 6-foot-3 built guard, has led the Texas Assault through tournaments. That didn't change in Las Vegas, where he scored 19 points in the championship and earned the tournament MVP honors. Among the toughest dudes in high school basketball, Smart does a little bit of everything from scoring, defending to rebounding.
Nick Banyard, PF, Texas Assault – While Smart was the leader for Texas Assault, Banyard certainly made his presence known in the adidas Super 64 tournament. The 6-foot-7, possibly 6-foot-8, power forward scored the game winning put back in the semi-finals and got loose for a few jumpers and defended the bucket in the championship.
Jeremy Hollowell, SF, Eric Gordon All-Stars – It's been fun to watch Hollowell's growth over the past year. Even since January he's made major changes to his game and he's playing with more confidence and effort. Hollowell, a 6-foot-7 small forward, has advanced his offensive game and his ball handling is much improved. In a semi-finals loss to Indiana Elite/Team Indiana he went for 26 points and 10 rebounds.
Nick Osborne, PF, Eric Gordon All-Stars – Having watched the E.G. All-Stars a bunch over the past few months, it was obvious that Osborne was a solid prospect. But like Hollowell, Osborne has made improvements to his game. His jump shot from mid range is consistent and he even stepped out and hit a three-pointer in the semi-finals. Osborne, a 6-foot-8 power forward, is also a quality rebounder that puts a lot of effort into hitting the glass.
Hanner Perea, PF, Indiana Elite/Team Indiana – Despite losing in the championship, Perea put together a very good strong effort in the adidas Super 64 tournament. Perea, who stands at least 6-foot-8, is an explosive athlete that may jump higher than in high school player in the America. Mix his hops with his strong frame, long arms and ability to get off the ground quickly makes him a terrific rebounder and shot blocker. Offensively he's still developing, but he had his moments, including a running half hook in the championship.
Aaric Armstead, SG, Indiana Elite/Team Indiana – An athletic energy guy, Armstead played well throughout the adidas Super 64. During the semi-finals he was hitting from mid-range, but also got to the rim. He's easy to like because of his hard playing nature, his ability to rebound and the fact that he attacks the rim with an aggressive nature.
Colin Hartman, SF, Indiana Elite Stars -- Easily the top prospect on the Indiana Elite Stars, Hartman has now lead them to a pair of major tournaments titles – adidas Classic and the adidas Super 64. Hartman has made the transition to full time three-man and he's attacking the rim much better than he did last year. To goo with that, Hartman, a 6-foot-7 forward, is a high level shooter with a quick trigger from long range.
Marcus Smart said the entired Big 12 has offered him a scholarship. He doesn't have any visited planned and at this point doesn't have any favorites.