SLU Team Camp: Class-By-Class Breakdown

BillikenReport.com was in attendance for the one-day SLU Team Camp on Saturday at Chaifetz Arena. Players from the 2014, 2016, and 2017 class are profiled in this report.

2014

Austin Gillmann -- Let's start with the player that nabbed a SLU offer during the camp. The 6-foot-11 big man found good position deep in the post and scored effectively. He showed ability to turn over both shoulders and pass well, too. Now, he does have a fair amount to work on. He will definitely need to get in the weight room, and he will need to work on being stronger with the basketball, but there's plenty to like with his size and skill set moving forward. I firmly believe that he will become the first member of the 2014 SLU recruiting class very shortly.

Jordan Barnett -- The Billikens are still putting in work with the skilled wing. He's gotten noticeably stronger in his arms and chest and did a good job rebounding the ball on the defensive glass. If SLU is able to make a late run at him, he's a type of impact recruit that can start from Day 1. At 6-foot-7 with his athletic package, he's certainly a prospect to keep an eye on.

Beau Bommarito -- He's a nice complementary player for CBC, and at 6-foot-3, he can knock down the outside shot. He will definitely be one of the reasons why the Cadets do well this season.

Armon Fletcher -- Fresh off of an SIUE offer last week, he showed that he's more than capable of playing at the D-I level. He had some impressive flashes once again today and I look forward to catching a glimpse of him in July.

Trevor Clay -- He's athletic and can shoot it from deep. Clay is likely a low-major D-I player, but he's a kid you'd like to see do well. He puts in the work, and he's about as genuinely nice of a kid as you will meet out on the circuit.

Davell Roby -- He wasn't participating in the camp, he was just a visitor -- but keep an eye on the 6-foot-3 guard. He's from White Station, Tenn. and the Billikens are trying to make moves with him.

2016

Jayson Tatum -- At this point, there aren't many more things that can be said about Tatum. He's the real deal. Watching him play is such a treat, because he can really do just about anything out there on the court. At 6-foot-7, he can play the 1,2, or 3 positions offensively and then he can also body up and guard four positions. There is a reason that he will be very high in the soon-to-be-released 2016 Scout.com rankings.

Brendon Gooch -- At just 14 years old and wearing a size 17 shoe, there are just simply not many people out there with the size that he has. Gooch is athletic and despite not being a big body, he works very hard in the post and guards effectively. He can score well on the offensive end and gets other players involved. Lots of upside here.

Tyler Cook -- The Chaminade big man looks like he's shed some pounds, and his game is vastly improved. He has a very high ceiling and will absolutely be a kid on the Billikens' radar for quite some time. Playing with talented guards Jayson Tatum and Reggie Crawford should only help the cause.

Christian Willis -- This kid is finds a way to put the ball in the bucket. It's as simple as that. Willis is slowly but surely getting more confidence in his ballhandling with the help of new head coach Justin Tatum, and it seems to be helping his overall game.

Jordan Barnes -- He's not the biggest kid, in fact, he's far from it. But his IQ and vision are right up there with the best. Barnes is going to make a college program very happy one day.

Blake Bommarito -- He's a bit shorter than his older brother, but he's very effective off the dribble and he can shoot it well from deep. He's got a fair amount of potential if he continues to grow.

Will Gladson -- The big fella wasn't able to play for Chaminade today due to a dislocated kneecap, but he will be one to monitor over the next couple of years. In previous evaluations BillikenReport.com has made, he is very skilled from both the perimeter and in the paint.

2017

Jordan Goodwin -- I saw him last week and I'll reiterate my same thoughts -- this kid will be an absolute stud down the road. He's just a scoring machine. His knowledge of the game is incredibly advanced for his age.

Reggie Crawford -- Playing alongside Tatum, he will get a lot of open looks from deep, and he's lethal from behind the arc. He balls with Andre Igoudala's AAU team out of Springfield (IL) and will be a name to keep an eye on. At 6-foot-1, he can take a defender off the bounce, and this lefty is very shifty.


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