Colin Hartman was a big a part of the Indiana Elite Stars winning the 15's division. He put together a monster game in the finals and scored virtually at will against Garner Roads.
Keaton Miles, SF, Dallas Mustangs – One of the many talented wings on the Mustangs, Miles certainly had his moments. At 6-foot-6 he has a long, lean frame and is a high-level athlete that can really jump. He uses his springs around the rim to block shots and rebounds. Offensively he's still not comfortable shooting long range jump shots, but he'll attack the rim and finish well above it.
LeBryan Nash, SF, Dallas Mustangs – The main feature for the Mustangs was solid all weekend. During their games on Thursday he didn't force the issue, but he still left his imprint on the game. At 6-foot-7 he can do a variety of things and is a quality athlete. He has a strong body, which helps him when trying to finish through contact.
Jherrod Stiggers, SG, Dallas Mustangs – A knock down shooter, Stiggers clicked off three after three for the Mustangs at the adidas Invitational. During their playoff run he was on fire and buried at least six three-pointers during their quarterfinals win. We didn't see him do much off the dribble but if he got a clean look at the rim he usually knocked it down.
Jermaine Sanders, SF, New Heights – Throughout the weekend Sanders, a 6-foot-5 wing out of New York (N.Y.) Rice, came up big for New Heights. A big reason they made it to the championship, Sanders has a unique scoring ability and really showcased his jump shot this week. The southpaw has a stocky frame and doesn't posses great speed, but he's still able to create space and get his shot off.
Tyquan Goodlett, SG, New Heights – One of the bigger surprises of the weekend, Goodlett, a 6-foot-3 guard, diced up defenses by attacking the basket and getting to the rim. He was a nightmare for the New England Playaz in the semi-finals and was solid in the championship. He does a great job of attacking the basket and scores once he's there. He'd be a good fit for schools in Conference USA or the Atlantic-10.
Spencer Dinwoodie, PG, Double Pump – On the first day he was pretty good and he continued his solid play through the quarterfinals where Double Pump fell to the eventual champion. The 6-foot-4 guard has an impressive feel for the game and despite an unorthodox release, shot the ball well all weekend.
Naadir Tharpe, PG, New England Playaz – Tarczewski and Murphy get most of the ink for the New England Playas, and they certainly deserve it, but Tharpe had a strong weekend for John Carroll's bunch. Over the past year he's made improvements to his game and seems to have improved his overall feel, as well as his jump shot.
William Goodwin, PF, Atlanta Celtics 16's – It's hard for the 6-foot-8 big man to get a ton of touches with the amount of scoring wings he has on his team, but when he gets the ball in the post he usually makes something happen. He's a solid athlete that moves well and is quite active on both ends. Goodwin has a nice set of mitts and can finish with either hand in the paint.
Colin Hartman, PF/SF, Indiana Elite Stars – His strength is his ability to shoot the basketball and he can do it from every level. His range extends well past the three-point line and he's developed an ability to go off a dribble or two and shoot a floater. Hartman is still a little bit in between positions, but he's tracking at the high major level and is a good-looking prospect. In the championship game Hartman was terrific, scoring at will against the Garner Road squad.
D.J. Wingfield, SG, Team Jordan – The scuttlebutt in the stands was he didn't play his best game against the Indiana Elite Stars. Regardless it's still easy to see his potential. At 6-foot-4 he has a wide set of shoulders and has a good-looking frame. He didn't look to shoot many jump shots, but did score a few buckets off strong drives to the rim.
Isaiah Hicks, PF, Garner Roads – The state of North Carolina has produced some big time talent lately. And Hicks looks like he could be one of the next ones. A 2013 prospect, Hicks is a 6-foot-8 big man with good mobility and long arms. Offensively he's solid in the paint and showed off a nice set of hands. Obviously there's a ways to go as he must get stronger and develop, but he's full of potential.
John McCloud, a 6-foot-4 wing on Indiana Elite Stars, put together a good semi-finals game. He scored majority of his points around the rim. Markus Kennedy had his moments for the NE Playaz this weekend. He's a load in the paint and has a nice set of hands. Jordan Williams, who played with the Dallas Mustangs, is a good-looking prospect. At 6-foot-5 he can really score around the rim.
Colin Hartman drew assistants from Ohio State, Butler, Indiana, Cincinnati, Illinois and Purdue during his semi-final contest against Team Jordan.