Spiece Run N' Slam Preview

The Bill Hensley Memorial Run N' Slam Classic at Spiece Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne, IN, is one of the top tournaments every spring in the Midwest. We take a look at some of the top prospects expected at the event.

The field at the Run N' Slam is loaded yet again this year. Last year's field featured players like Leron Black, JaQuan Lyle, Michael Finke, James Blackmon, Caleb Swanigan, Trevon Bluiett, Hyron Edwards, Jalen Coleman, Eron Gordon, and several more.

This year, many of the Midwest's top teams will again descend on Spiece Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne, IN for the event. Here's a look at a few of the teams and some of their featured players, many of which include Illinois prospects.

Spiece Indy Heat
2016 PF - Caleb Swanigan (Illinois Offer)

Illinois Wolves
2016 SG - Skyler Nash (Illinois interest)
2015 PG - Glynn Watson (Illinois Interest)
2015 SG - Jordan Ash (Northwestern Commit)
2015 SG - Prentiss Nixon
2016 C - Barrett Benson (top 3 2016 in-state)

Team NLP
2015 PF - Evan Boudreaux

Peoria Irish
2015 SG - Christian Williams
2015 PF - Obediah Church

The Family (MI)
2015 SG - Eric Davis (Illinois Offer)
2015 PF - Trevor Manuel

Mac Irvin Fire
2015 PG - Jalen Brunson (Illinois Offer)
2015 PG - Luwane Pipkins (Illinois Interest)
2015 PF - Ed Morrow (Illinois Interest)

All Ohio Red
2015 SG - Jalen Coleman (Illinois Offer)
2015 PF - Esa Ahmad (Illinois Interest)

Meanstreets 16U
2017 PG - Nojel Eastern (Illinois Interest)
2016 PF - Carleton Williams

Mac Irvin Fire 16U
2016 PF - Nick Rakocevic (Illinois Offer)
2016 SG - Zack Norvell (Illinois Interest)
2016 PG - Charlie Moore
2016 SF - Ben Coupet
2016 PF - Alonzo Chatman

Stay tuned on IlliniPlaybook and Scout this weekend for all the coverage of the Spiece Run N' Slam.


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