Boo Williams: Day Two Notes

<b>HAMPTON, Va. –</b> There's a little bit of everything in this report from the Boo Williams Invitational. We've got lists from Chris Douglas-Roberts, Andrew Bynum and Michael Washington. Plus, scoop on the new Miami head coach.

Day One, Boo Williams Invitational

News & Notes

Frank Haith, the associate head coach at Texas, will take over the reigns of the Miami Hurricanes early next week, a source close to the situation confirmed on Saturday. …

Chris Douglas-Roberts, the PG of The Family, lists Kansas, Florida, Kentucky, UCLA, Michigan, Michigan State, North Carolina State and others. … New Jersey All-Stars standout center Brian Zoubek was reportedly on a family vacation and did not make the trip. … Georgia Stars winger Billy Humphrey has a nice GPA and no scholarship offers. He could start at the mid-major level and possibly go higher. Clemson has shown interest and this was his first AAU event. …

Center Andrew Bynum of the New Jersey All-Stars likes North Carolina, UConn, Clemson, Louisville and Stanford. He played through sickness on Saturday. … Boo Williams big man Laurynas Mikalauskas was on Virginia Tech's campus for an official visit two weeks ago. …

There was only a smattering of NBA guys on the Hampton campus checking out the event on Saturday. Less that five NBA scouts were spotted. … Arkansas Wings forward Michael Washington is hearing from Oklahoma State, Texas, Indiana and Arkansas early. …

Scout's Seat

FOH Seattle swingman Micah Downs continued to win over fans with solid Saturday efforts. Until Martell Webster returns, he's the best long term prospect on his team while Jon Brockman is the most productive player. …

Despite fading away on most of his deep shots, Mike Mercer continues to showcase a much-improved perimeter game. … When Chris Douglas-Roberts of The Family gets stronger, lookout. … The Family has a mid-major PF named Lionel Sullivan who gets on the glass and works hard. …

The Family sophomore Ramar Smith struggled with his perimeter shot in his team's first game but then went for 28 in a game later in the day. … Kevin Swinton of the N.C. Gaters and Andrew Bynum were matched up. Swinton gave up 4 inches to Bynum and wasn't able to do much in the paint. However, Swinton was able to face up with some success. …

N.C. Gaters guard Freddie Little is a Taron Downey clone. He's got range and confidence from deep but he's a tad streaky. … Craig Moore hit a buzzer-beater for the N.J. All-Stars against the Gaters. … Boo Williams guard Marcus Ginyard appears to be more offensive minded on the circuit this year. … Boo Williams has some many mid-major forward types it's a little scary and they'll be a hot team for CAA level recruiters. Not to mention Boo also has a bevy of high-major prospects. …

Michael Washington of the Arkansas Hawks is a thin power forward prospect. He's scrapped some of the perimeter stuff in his game from last year and works inside. He's just not strong enough to do what he wants in there at this time but he's got bounce and plays hard. …

Miami Tropics guard David Huertas seems to be diversifying his game some. He's working off the dribble and trying to get to the bucket in addition to showing his stroke. … Everyone knows Tropics 7-2 center Jason Bennett is a prospect but it's time to start announcing his presence on a regular basis. …


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