The Michigan Insider breaks down today's top performers with Michigan interest inside.

The Michigan Insider breaks down today's top performers with Michigan interest inside.

Michigan commit Jordan Poole is a shooting guard first, who can bring the ball up court if needed. He has an “I got this” type attitude when his team needs a big shot. He broke his opponent off the dribble a few times today, only to step back and bury a deep three. A natural shooter, he should fit in perfectly in U-M coach John Beilein’s offense. Has the ability to attack the rim. Will need to work on his defense and add weight once he gets into college. He also showed good court vision as a passer in traffic.

You can see why top schools are starting to take notice of Jamal Cain. At 6-6, 170-pounds, he’s very athletic; moves with a bounce in his step and can run the floor with ease. He has the ability to break his opponent down off the dribble too. And if you leave him wide open, he’ll make you pay from the outside. He showcases great leaping ability. Any program would be lucky to get Cain, his rising status is legit, and if he keeps playing the way he is playing -- more top programs will sure to take notice.

If Cain is the best player on The Family, then Greg Elliott is a close second. At 6-3, 165-pounds, he’s a natural scorer. He just has a knack for finding his shot. He has good range and his shot should translate well to the college level. While not the best athlete, he’s able to run the court and create in the lane if needed.

A native of East Lansing, Mich., Brandon Johns starred for Spiece Indy Heat. A legit 6-foot-7, 180-pounds, physically looks the parts of top end athlete. He so athletic and fast for his age and size, Johns’ motor was evident with some nice dribble drives throughout day. His leaping ability speaks for itself. He’ll need to get more consistent with his shot, but overall there is a lot to like with Johns.

While Jermaine Jackson Jr. isn’t the biggest point guard at 5-9, 165-pounds, he shows good ball handling skills and runs the team as a proper floor general. He’s quick off the dribble and can finish in the lane. He has the ability to hit from outside, too.

Thomas Kithier is a big body at 6-foot-7, 210-pounds,  and runs the floor well. Will need to get stronger. He showcased a decent shot, but will need to improve from the outside to land big time offers. He showed a willingness to rebound and defend. That being said, he will only get better with two more years left of high school to grow and get stronger.

Jaren Jackson is an athletic big who can take you inside or out. He shows a consistent outside shot. But will also get dirty in the pain and take it up strong. He also run the floor and can get an offensive rebound if needed. He also display nice post moves.

Justin Roberts shows a great first step and is able to create offense when needed. He also can find the open man, again off the dribble. Has decent shot, and was able to hit a few open jumpers throughout the day.

At 6-foot-10, 200-pounds, Malik Williams does a little bit of everything at the center position. He can shoot, defend and block shots with the best of them. He’s not the best athlete, but does enough when running the floor. He can rebound, but his shot blocking ability stands out above the rest.


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