Hoop Mountain Showcase Evaluations

There were some 150 basketball prospects competing at Robert Morris University in Moon Township last week.

There were many Division I-rated players at the suburban Pittsburgh school, and here are brief evaluations for each player in the various recruiting classes:

Class of 2010

Tom Droney 2010 6-6 180 G Sewickley Academy Sewickley, PA - High D1 - Showed why he will be a great scorer and player at Davidson.

Daymond Cowlah 2010 6-0 180 PG Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - Mid to High Major D1 - Lefty with great quickness. Nice shot and a great penetrator. Took over games all day. Already qualified.

Barry Smith 2010 6-6 200 SG/SF Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - Mid Major D1 - Big time wing. Super athlete with smooth shot. Close to qualifying. A great get.

Jerome Barnes 2010 6-4 180 G Shady Side Academy Pittsburgh, PA - Low Major to Mid-Major D1 - This athletic wing has come into his own in last few months. Scores, athletic and great student. A steal at Low major D1 level.

Chase Fieler 2010 6-8 205 SF Parkersburg South Parkersburg, WV - Low D1/D2/High D3 - Handles and moves well, good size, nice prospect.

Billy Luther 2010 6-8 210 F Hampton HS Allison Park, PA - Low D1/D2 - Great shooter and smart player, big body, will be very good at college level. Great fit for Low D1 which runs a lot of sets.

Tim Donegan 2010 6-7 225 F Hampton HS Allison Park, PA - Low D1/D2/High D3 - Solid lefty forward. Scores inside and nice touch. High level student.

Tony West 2010 6-2 180 PG Moorestown, NJ HS - Low D1/D2 - Showed D1 skill scoring ball, must keep working on handles. Good college prospect.

Joshua Battle 2010 6-3 180 F From The Heart Christian Upper Marlboro, MD - Low D1/D2 - Very skilled, athletic wing player. Nice upside.

Brett McCormick 2010 6-4 205 G/F Upper Saint Clair Pittsburgh, PA - Low D1/D2/High D3 - Very good shooter and scorer, must improve quickness to compete at highest level.

Jarvis Wise 2010 5-11 165 PG GP South GP Farms - Low D1/D2 - Quick point guard that handles and passes well. Runs a team well and defends.

Matthew Dial 2010 6-4 185 SG Rancocas Valley HS Mt. Holly, NJ - Low D1/D2 - Very good shooter, showed solid overall skill.

Jimmie Orie 2010 6-3 160 SG Our Lady Sacred Heart Coraopolis, PA – Low D1/D2 - Very good scorer. Creates own shot, great range on shot.

Craig Banks 2010 6-3 160 PG Gateway HS Monroeville, PA - D2 - Athletic and quick wing, needs to keep improving shot.

Yonathan Ghebrekristos 2010 6-4 180 G St. Joseph SS Mississauga, ONT - D2 - Hard-working and undersized, but available now.

Sinisa Mandrapa 2010 6-3 185 PG Streetsville Streetsville, ONT - D2 - Athletic and good slasher, good handles and shot.

Antoine Gattling 2010 6-1 195 SG Eagle Academy for Young Men Bronx, NY - D2 - Athletic and strong, great shooter, finishes well.

Tavon Barnes 2010 6-1 190 G Carver Vo-Tech Baltimore, MD - D2 - Very athletic and aggressive guard. Possible JUCO.

Tony Green 2010 5-10 150 PG Carver Vo-Tech Baltimore, MD - D2 - Athletic guard that works hard, plays hard.

TJ Brown 2010 6-8 215 C Hampton HS Allison Park, PA - D2 to High D3 - Good size, improving inside & outside game, works hard on glass.

Dylan Rice 2010 6-5 220 SF Lutheran High school of Orange County Orange County, CA - D2 to High D3 - Active forward, great feel for game, needs to keep improving handles and jumper.

Andre Anthony 2010 6-1 170 PG Penn Hills Pittsburgh, PA - D2-D3 - Skilled lead guard, can score, available now.

Zachary Korzi 2010 6-2 170 G Moon Area Moon Township - D2 to High D3 - Has been impressive. Athletic guard that can really shoot and handle.

Jamaal Martin 2010 6-0 160 PG Rush-Henrietta Henrietta, NY - D2 to High D3 - Solid point that penetrates and scores around rim, good floor leader.

Antonio Carbone 2010 6-2 175 G Notre Dame College School Welland, ONT - D2-D3 - Solid overall skills.

Jonathan Chepkevich 2010 6-2 175 G/F Kiski Area HS Vandergrift, PA - D2-D3 - Decent sized guard with solid skill, Shoots it and runs floor well.

Matt Poirier 2010 6-2 180 SG Governor Simcoe St. Catherines, ONT - D2-D3 - Showed some solid skill as SG.

Caleb Handlon 2010 6-6 210 C Central Cambria Ebensburg, PA - D2-D3 - Solid big player, must work on foot quickness.

Steven Korn 2010 6-2 190 SF Westmount Thornhill, Ont. - D2-D3 - Tough scoring wing, plays hard. Good student.

Zach Landers 2010 6-4 175 G/F Greater Latrobe HS Latrobe, PA - D2-D3 - Long, athletic wing, must finish stronger.

Jeremy Hays 2010 6-1 165 G John Marshall Glen Dale, WV - D2-D3 - Very smart player, great shooter, hard worker. Great get.

Adam Zsely 2010 6-2 160 G Archbishop Hoban Akron, Ohio - D2-D3 - Very good shooting guard who really knows game. Hustles like crazy.

Jamey Thomas 2010 6-3 160 SG Washington HS Washington, PA - D2-D3 - Athletic wing player, scores the ball.

Jack Counahan 2010 6-0 167 G North Allegheny HS Wexford, PA - D2-D3 - Good handles, could improve shooting, smart player.

Spencer Dalzell 2010 6-3 175 SG Red Hook High School Red Hook, New York - D2-D3 - Good big guard, runs floor well and scores.

Michael Whitico 2010 5-11 155 G Deer Lakes Russellton, PA - D2-D3 - Solid guard, handles and shoots well, needs to improve strength.

Trey Campbell 2010 5-11 155 PG Webster Schroeder Webster, NY - D2-D3 - Hard working, needs to keep improving skills.

Logan Goist 2010 6-0 160 G Columbiana, Ohio HS - D2-D3 - Smart player that does everything well, must keep improving athleticism and strength.

Jake Ford 2010 6-2 170 SG St. Joseph HS Natrona Heights, PA - D2-D3 - Very good shooter that finishes around hoop and sees floor.

Cody Sanker 2010 5-11 170 G Bay HS Bay Village, OH - D2-D3 - Very good shooter that plays hard.

Shawn Burns 2010 5-8 137 PG Weir HS Weirton, WV - D2-D3 - Small guard that plays hard, must keep improving skill.

Eric Miles 2010 6-0 160 PG Schenley HS Pittsburgh, PA - D2-D3 - Quick and athletic player with good skill.

Michael Kelly 2010 6-5 210 SF St. Anthony Melville, NY - D2-D3 - Athletic forward with good feet, works on D, nice overall player.

Antonio Oblena 2010 5-9 155 PG Andrew Hs Tinley Park, IL - D2-D3 - Quick, good handles, sees floor well.

Joe Ruhlman 2010 6-0 182 PG Freeland HS Freeland, MI - D2-D3 - High skilled guard that sees floor well, defends, scores it.

Adonis Turner 2010 6-2 215 G Boyce Middle College Pittsburgh, PA - D3 - Tough rebounder. Little undersized but strong, must improve handles and shot.

Brennan Boyd 2010 6-0 170 SG/SF Franklin Regional HS Murrysville, PA - D3 - Strong guard, has a nice shot, must improve handle.

Dave Sexauer 2010 5-10 172 SG Brentwood Pittsburgh, PA - D3 - Good guard, shoots and runs well, a little undersized.

Stephen Drake 2010 6-0 140 SG First Baptist Christian School Butler, PA - D3 - Hard worker with good shot. Handles must improve.

Class of 2011

Jud Thornton 2011 6-5 185 SG Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - Low to Mid Major D1 - Shooting Guard with good size. Great shooter, hard-working defender with good handles.

Robbie Haught 2011 6-0 160 PG Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - Low D1/D2 - Very solid point guard. Great passer and gets to hoop. Can take over a game.

Matt Palo 2011 6-4 170 SG/SF Norwin HS N. Huntingdon, PA - Low D1/D2 - Very good wing player, shoots well and athletic, very good prospect.

Zack Riddle 2011 6-1.5 165 PG Bishop Watterson HS Columbus, OH - Low D1/D2 - Real nice guard prospect with good handler, shoots and finishes well.

Corey Cochran 2011 6-2 190 G Beaver Area Beaver, PA - Low D1/D2 - Strong shooting guard. Has shown great improvement. Handles well, scores the ball.

Thomas McClendon 2011 6-2 175 G Warren Township Indianapolis,IN - Low D1/D2 - Very athletic guard. Showed a lot of potential.

Dallas Williams 2011 6-3 175 G Oil City HS Oil City, PA - Low D1/D2 - Athletic player, really leaps, must keep working on handle.

Josh Valentic 2011 6-0 211 SG Trinity HS Washington, PA - Low D1/D2 - Very smart guard that can really score.

Mike Garrison 2011 6-7 220 F Stow-Munroe Falls HS Stow, Ohio - Low D1/D2 - Big, strong forward that uses body well and finishes, good touch 15 and in, must improve speed.

Mark Anthony Buright 2011 5-11 170 PG Frederick Douglas Academy Detroit, MI - Low D1/D2 - Good handles, quick guard, needs to be more aggressive on D.

John Bray 2011 6-5 200 F Vincentian Academy Pittsburgh, PA - Low D1/D2 - Good shooter, rebounds well, great touch, must improve quickness.

Jordan Green 2011 6-5 190 SF New Rochelle New Rochelle, NY - Low D1/D2 - Athletic forward that jumps well, rebounds and has a great scoring touch.

Joshua Nace 2011 6-2 180 SG Lenape HS Medford, NJ - Low D1/D2 - Solid player, works hard, shoots it well, rebounds well for position.

Nenad Tomic 2011 6-7 210 F North Royalton HS North Royalton, OH – Low D1/D2 - Hard worker with nice size, very aggressive and a good finisher.

Geoffrey Fuquay 2011 6-3 173 G Valley HS New Kensington, PA - D2 - Quick and athletic player, must keep improving handles and shot.

Connor Edel 2011 6-6 180 C Revere Richfield, OH - D2 - Solid post player, runs the floor well, needs to improve strength.

Brandon Tull 2011 6-3 165 PG Pickering HS Ajax, ONT - D2 - Hard worker, very aggressive.

Chris Dudzenski 2011 6-6 180 F Greater Latrobe HS Latrobe, PA - D2 - Strong inside player, needs to improve shot and handle.

Mitch Locher 2011 6-4 170 G Avonworth HS Pittsburgh, PA - D2 - Skilled player, needs to add strength.

Tyler Herzing 2011 5-11 160 PG Elk County Catholic St. Mary-s, PA - D2 - Strong, good handles and good decision maker, penetrates well.

Zac Rorick 2011 5-10 150 G Riverside Ellwood City, PA - D2-D3 - Great shooter, handles well, plays hard and smart.

Mike Fitzgerald 2011 6-0 155 G Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - D2-D3 - Has shown great improvement. Can score the ball and defends well.

Cooper Handelsman 2011 5-10 150 PG Shady Side Academy Pittsburgh, PA - D2-D3 - Solid point guard who handles and shoots it well.

Derek Jones 2011 6-2 160 SG Brownsviller Area Brownsville, PA - D2-D3 - Hard working wing, rebounds for position, scored around the hoop.

Albert Nassar 2011 6-5 195 F Jupiter HS Jupiter, FL - D2-D3 - Good skilled wing with nice shot. Quickness a question. Could be more aggressive.

Matthew Williams 2011 6-10 185 PF Leamington Dist. Secondary Leamington, Ontario - D2-D3 -Tall, Long lefty with good skill. Needs strength, conditioning.

Brendan McGivern 2011 6-1 155 PG Leamington Dist. Secondary Leamington, Ontario - D2-D3 - Good skilled guard, sees floor well, good defender.

Donte Adams 2011 6-2 186 SG Eagle Academy for Young Men Bronx, NY - D2-D3 - Strong athlete, nice midrange game, aggressive slasher, needs to work on left.

Barrington Brown 2011 6-1 150 G From The Heart Christian Upper Marlboro, MD - D2-D3 -Showed nice handle and shot, nice prospect.

Devin Colston 2011 6-1 160 G Carver Vo-Tech Baltimore, MD - D2-D3 - Athletic with good shot, keep improving handles.

Maxx Rynd 2011 6-1 165 PG Venango Catholic Oil City, PA - D2-D3 - Played at a high level throughout. Showed overall great skill.

Andrew Stine 2011 6-0 151 G Ringgold Monongahela, PA - D2-D3 - Great shooter, scores it.

Evan Eaton 2011 6-1 165 G Mt. Lebonan Pittsburgh, PA - D2-D3 - Handles and good slasher, shot must improve.

Justin Bilyk 2011 5-9 165 PG Bishop Moore Catholic HS Orlando, FL - D2-D3 - Good handling point guard, pushes ball, strong and quick.

Doug Johnson 2011 5-9 155 PG Greater Latrobe HS Latrobe, PA - D2-D3 - Good handles, sees floor well, nice point guard prospect.

Keithroy Edwards 2011 5-11 180 PG Eagle Academy for Young Men Bronx, NY - D2-D3 - Solid shooter, must improve feet on D.

Owen Gramoy 2011 5-11 145 SG Lousville HS Louisville, KY - D2-D3 - Very good shooter, must work on handles and quickness.

Brian Heinle 2011 6-3 165 SG St. Joseph HS Natrona Heights, PA - D2-D3 - Hustler, solid player, must improve speed and strength.

Edward McKlveen 2011 5-10 175 G Connellsville Senior HS Connellsville, PA - D2-D3 - Improving undersized combo guard, solid handles and shoots well.

Jake Wietholder 2011 5-11 180 G South Park HS South Park, PA - D3 - Solid player, must improve shot for next level.

Cody Patton 2011 5-8 150 PG Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - D3 - Small point guard who works hard and understands the game.

Pattric Davis 2011 6-0 180 G Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - D3 - Hard worker.

Class of 2012

Sim Bhullar 2012 7-4 285 C Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - High Major D1 - Huge post man with great hands and skill. Dominant force inside. Still needs to lose about 15 pounds but there are not many like him. Upside is unlimited.

Stefan Jankovic 2012 6-9 190 F Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - High Major D1 - Big time recruit with unlimited potential. Long and Athletic wing with range on shot and finishes strong.

Tyler Scott 2012 6-4 167 G/F Gateway HS Monroeville, PA - D1 - Very athletic wing player, high upside.

JC Howard 2012 6-2 170 G North Allegheny HS Pittsburgh, PA - Low D1/D2 - Very high upside guard. Scores at will. Must keep developing game and body and improving handle and passing.

Jason Sebak 2012 5-11 135 PG Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - Low D1/D2/High D3 - Greatly improving young PG. Needs to get stronger and more consistent on shot, but showed a lot of good skill.

Derik Young 2012 5-11 150 PG Upper Saint Clair Pittsburgh, PA - Low D1/D2/High D3 - True point guard who has improved greatly. Must keep adding range to shot and building body.

Bill Wrightson 2012 6-7 220 C Toms River High School North Toms , NJ - Low D1 - Showed good skill and size. Needs to add strength to succeed at next level.

Ben Dabat 2012 5-11 140 G Upper Saint Clair Pittsburgh, PA - D2 - Very smart, skilled player and good shooter. As size and strength improve, will be one to watch.

Ryan Whelpley 2012 6-2 176 SF Archbishop Waslsh HS Olean, NY - D2 - Smart , hustling player, must get stronger and more aggressive.

Ken LeGassey 2012 6-4 170 SF The Woodlands The Woodlands, TX - D2 - Showed good upside and skill, must finish around hoop.

Nicholas Cubarney 2012 6-4 190 SF Norwin HS N. Huntingdon, PA - D2-D3 - Nice size, must work on foot quickness and keep improving skill.

Oakley Irving 2012 5-10 135 PG Ridley College St. Catharines, ON - D2-D3 - Solid with ball. Showed good upside.

Timothy Plansinis 2012 6-1 185 SF Seton La Salle Pittsburgh, PA - D2-D3 - Undersized forward, attacks the hoop well, runs floor.

Class of 2013

Tanveer Bhullar 2013 7-2 245 C/PF Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - High D1 - Huge Freshman with great hands and potential. One of top players in 2013, Great touch on shot and good range. Must get stronger and add vertical.

Justin Ramey 2013 5-9 145 PG Queen Anne School Upper Marlboro, MD - D1 - Young with great upside as point.

Michael Wells 2013 5-4 130 PG Worthington Christian High Worthngton, Ohio - D1 - Young point guard prospect, great upside.

Lance Leslie 2013 5-5 110 PG Thomas worthington HS Worthngton, Ohio - D1 - Showed great potential as point. Under control, top handles.

William Hill Jr. 2013 5-7 115 PG Thomas Worthington Worthington, Ohio - D1 - Great point guard prospect. Showed all skills.

Tyler Handlan 2013 5-9 140 PG Hempfield HS Greensburg, PA - D2-D3 - Young guard prospect, showed good skill.

Brian Marshall 2013 6-4 174 SF Pickerington Central Pickerington, Ohio - D2-D3 - Good young forward with soft touch around hoop.

Ryan Bichler 2013 5-11 160 SF John A Brashear HS Pittsburgh,PA - D2-D3 - Very good shooter, must keep working on handle and be more aggressive on D.

Tyler Sachs 2013 6-0 140 SG Fox Chapel HS Fox Chapel, PA - D2-D3 - Showed nice upside, good size guard that finishes.

Class of 2014-2015

El-Malik Martin 2014 5-6 G Detroit, MI - D1 - Great young PG prospect.

Daemon Johnson 2014 5-6 G Detroit, MI - D1 - Very nice young point guard.

Sam Eckstrom 2014 6-5 190 PF Bradford Area Bradford, PA - D1 - 8th grader with huge upside. Great size and good skill for 8th grader.

Dominic Castello 2014 5-6 125 G Chartiers Valley Pittsburgh, PA - D2-D3 - Young prospect, showed good skill.

RJ Laugand 2015 5-3 115 PG Clarion Limestone Strattanville PA - D1-D2 - Young player, showed great potential.

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