Dre's Road Trip (Part 7): Summer Jam

More of Andre Barthwell's basketball road trip stop in Mequon, WI where he is taking in the NY2LA Summer Jam. Performances by Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III, and a number of 2013, 2014, and 2015 prospects that the Wolverines are beginning to show interest in.

Prior Road Trip Stories
Dre's Road Trip: Adidas & Reebok Round Up
Dre's Road Trip (Part 2): Adidas Invitational
Top '14 MI hoopster close to decision, or Not?
Dre's Road Trip (Part 3): Adidas & LeBron
Dre's Road Trip (Part 4): D-1 Elite
Dre's Road Trip (Part 5): D1 Elite Young Guns
Dre's Road Trip (Part 6): Summer Jam

Day two NY2LA

In Mequoen, Wisconsin the players were a little weary but they toughened it out and played well during both sessions.

Mitch McGary, SYF Players 17's


Once again he is tough player to have to deal with because he can do so many things as a big. In the post he is so agile that he can move equally well either way to score. The fact that he can face you up or drive past you gives you as a defender a lot to think about when guarding him. Rebounding, blocked shots, assist, scoring Mitch gives it all too you.

Glenn Robinson, SYF Players 17's


He has not been in scoring mode as much as one would expect but then again he lets the game come to him. Glenn is not the type to force things if they are not there with that said if it is there you clearly see why he has impressed when watching him. He has the mid-range or he can go by you for the dunk or lay-up. Glenn has a lot of athleticism in his game that allows him to be tough at both ends of the floor.

Luke Fischer, Wisconsin Swing 2013 17's


With Luke it is about his versatility as a big man being comfortable enough to step out on the perimeter and open up passing lanes for his teammates to score. He can step back into the post to go to work or face you up for the 10-15 footer.

Kevon Looney, Milwaukee Running Rebels 2014 17's


Kevon is a stat sheet stuffer because he does so many things to help his team other then scoring. Defensively he helps out to erase a mistake by a teammate to come off his man to block a shot or stop the defender from getting to the basket to score. He sees the floor well enough to pass to open teammates for easy scores and he rebounds what is in his area or not. The scoring part he has because at 6'7 he can get it off the bounce, shoot the jumper or clean up around the basket.

Keita Bates-Diop, Illinois Wolves 2014 15's

This long armed small forward has a lot of things in his game. At 6'7 Kata can use 3-4 dribbles and he is at the rack to score or in transition it will be a pull-up jumper or a dunk. His length gives players fits because of his near 7'0 foot wing span so there are block parties happening on occasion. He is a young skilled player that with more hard work will get better.

Side notes

Denzel Watts


claims offers from U of D Mercy, Oakland, Central Michigan, Western Michigan and Northern Illinois. The other schools with interest are Louisville, USC, Florida State, Minnesota and Iowa State.

Luke Fischer claims offers from Indiana, Drake and Marquette with a host of other big ten teams showing interest.

Anton Wilson


formerly of the class of 2012 is now reclassify to the class of 2013 and will be attending a prep school in North Carolina

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