Weekend Hoops Rundown

It's been another busy week on the recruiting trail with Duke prospects in Las Vegas and Orlando. Here's the latest recaps from our teams on the ground in both locations.

Mitch McGary, C, SYF Players – What makes him so special is that there is absolutely no pretty boy to him or sense of entitlement. McGary leads SYF in floor burns nearly every game, and combines that energy and desire to win with an unreal skill set for a center. McGary has dominated all spring and summer long, and he did it again in helping his team to a win.

Shabazz Muhammad, SG, DreamVision: In a blowout win, DreamVision didn't need a dominant performance from Muhammad and while he played well, there wasn't anything earth shattering to report. Muhammad scored most of his baskets on dunks and lay-ups, as he made it a point to get his teammates involved and collected several assists in the contest.

Julius Randle, PF, Texas Titans – Randle is quite simply the re-incarnation of Chris Webber. His ability to handle the ball in traffic is impressive, and then is big, strong, and athletic finishing around the rim. Also Randle showed good court vision and perimeter shooting. Quite simply he is one of the premier prospects in all the country and someone who has every school in the nation after him.

Matt Jones, SG, Texas Titans – Usually a dead eye shooter from the perimeter, Jones just had one of those games where he couldn't get things to fall. He was off from deep, but knowing that he attacked the rim a little bit more and finished on the interior off the bounce. When he combines that with his outside shooting, that is when he will be extremely difficult to contain.

Nate Britt, PG, D.C. Assault: The outside shot wasn't falling and he struggled finishing, but it's not difficult to tell what kind of prospect Britt is. He showed some very good passing skills and had no problem sailing to the hoop. With the game tied in the closing moments, Britt held on to the ball to let the clock run down before slashing to the rim, scoring the bucket and getting fouled with seven seconds to go, giving his team the win. Britt didn't have a terrific game but he definitely stepped up when it counted.

Bo Zeigler, SF, Michigan Hurricanes – The wiry wing out of Michigan is already ranked among Scout.com's top 75 and he's probably due a bump in our next rankings. At 6-foot-6, Zeigler has impressive size and length at the wing spot. In a game against one of the Belmont Shore teams, Zeigler got to the rim and finished a number of times through contact. He's a future high major basketball player.

Amongst those watching the aforementioned prospects on DreamVision: Steve Alford and an assistant, Mike Montgomery, Bill Self, Rodney Terry, Dave Rice and two assistants, Steve Fisher and an assistant, Ben Howland, Kevin O'Neill and an assistant, as well as coaches from Duke, Oregon and Washington State.

Rick Barnes, Buzz Williams, Trent Johnson and assistants from UCLA, Iowa, Texas A&M, Duke and Baylor watched Javan Felix, Craig Victor and Prince Ibeh.

Bo Zeigler had Duke, Michigan State, Illinois, Ohio State and Central Florida watching him during a late game.


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