adidas Uprising (Atlanta)
SMU assistant Shawn Forrest was in Atlanta the entire weekend. Head coach Tim Jankovich and assistant Jay Duncan joined him Saturday and Sunday. PonyStampede's Billy Embody spent the weekend in Atlanta as well. Here's who the SMU coaches watched:
Arlington (Texas) Bowie/YGC36 SG Kyler Edwards:
Friday vs. Iowa Barnstormers: 9 points (3-16 FG), 10 rebounds, 2 assists
Saturday vs. Team Harden: 17 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists
Saturday vs. Colorado Hawks: 20 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal
Sunday vs. SC Supreme: 16 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists
Season: 14.5 PPG, 6.8 RPG
Brewster Academy (N.H.)/Castle Knights wing Sid Wilson:
Friday vs. M33M: 21 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 8 turnovers, 3 steals
Saturday vs. 1 Family: 18 points, 7 rebounds
Saturday vs. New England Playaz: 4 points (9 minutes)
Sunday vs. Billups Elite: 6 points, 1 rebounds, 1 steal
Season: 12.3 PPG, 4.8 RPG
Memphis (Tenn.) East/M33M CG T.J. Moss:
Friday vs. Castle Knights: 5 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 6 turnovers
Saturday vs. Gateway Basketball Club: 14 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assists, 2 blocks
Saturday vs. Exum Elite: 13 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals
Sunday vs. 1 Family: 8 points (2-11 FG), 5 rebounds, 2 assists
Season: 11.1 PPG, 6.5 RPG
Midlothian (Texas)/Urban DFW wing Kaden Archie: Forrest and Jankovich both watched him, but SMU has not offered yet. He added an offer from Texas on Sunday.
Friday vs. Team BBC: 17 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist
Saturday vs. YIIS Future: 15 points, 1 rebounds, 4 assists
Saturday vs. Twenty Two Vision: 17 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block, 1 steal
Season: 16.7 PPG, 3.4 RPG
St. Louis (Mo.) Whitfield SG Torrence Watson: SMU watched him Saturday, but has not offered.
Friday vs. Twenty Two Vision: 4 points (1-11 FG), 2 rebounds
Saturday vs. Team BBC: 8 points, 6 rebounds
Saturday vs. Team Bradley NW: 21 points, 7 rebounds
Sunday vs. YIIS Future: 14 points (3-6 3FG), 6 rebounds
Season: 13.1 PPG, 4.6 RPG
Austin (Texas) Westlake/Urban ASAK F Brock Cunningham: SMU watched him Saturday night, but has not offered. Texas and Utah are his two most recent offers.
Saturday vs. Stackhouse Elite: 20 points, 9 rebounds.
Saturday vs. D1 Minnesota: 21 points, 14 rebounds, 8 turnovers, 2 blocks, 2 assists
Sunday vs. Texas PRO: 19 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks
Sunday vs. Game Elite: 34 points (11-24 FG, 7-14 3FG), 13 rebounds, 1 block.
Season: 23.5 PPG (leads adidas) 10.8 RPG
Mansfield (Texas) Summit/YGC36 SG Grant Sherfield:
Friday vs. Iowa Barnstormers: 24 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists
Saturday vs. Team Harden: 16 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 6 turnovers
Saturday vs. Colorado Hawks: 18 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists
Sunday vs. SC Supreme: 19 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals
Season: 20.5 PPG (fifth on adidas circuit)
San Antonio (Texas) St. Anthony C Charles Bassey: SMU watched him Friday and Saturday. SMU has not offered as of yet.
Friday vs. Game Elite: 10 points, 20 rebounds, 4 blocks, 5 turnovers
Saturday vs. Juice All Stars: 23 points, 9 rebounds, 5 blocks
Saturday vs. Urban DFW: 5 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block, 2 steals
Sunday vs. Ramey Jets: 8 points, 16 rebounds, 4 blocks
Season: 13.3 PPG, 12.1 RPG (top on adidas circuit), 2.9 BPG (third on circuit)
Austin (Texas) Westlake/Basketball University F Will Baker: Jankovich watched him Saturday, but has not offered. Texas, Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Oklahoma State have offered.
Friday vs. MBA Hoops: 10 points, 4 rebounds
Saturday vs. Team Lillard: 7 points, 4 rebounds
Saturday vs. Team Rose: 4 points, 7 rebounds
Sunday vs. Atlanta Celtics: 10 points, 13 rebounds, 2 blocks
Season: 6.6 PPG, 5.3 RPG
Another SMU offer, 2019 Denton (Texas) Guyer forward Jalen Wilson, plays with Edwards and Sherfied on YGC36. He did not play in Atlanta last weekend. He averaged 16 points in four games the previous weekend and landed offers from Texas A&M and Texas Tech the day after the tournament ended. He visited SMU for a game and before the season in October.
Little Elm (Texas)/Texas BU Nation PG R.J. Hampton: Hampton plays on the U-16 level (no available stats) as opposed to the U-17. SMU offered him in October, before he played a high school game. His dad went to SMU. Hampton scored 46 points and handed out 10 assists in front of Forrest on Friday. He scored 36 on Sunday morning. He added an offer from Kansas over the weekend.
Nike EYBL (Indianapolis)
SMU associate head coach K.T. Turner spent the weekend in Indianapolis going between the Nike and Under Armour circuits. Jankovich and Duncan spent Friday and part of Saturday there. Here are some notable performances from SMU offers and targets from EYBL last weekend.
2019 Richardson (Texas) Pearce/Pro Skills F Drew Time put up 16 points and 13 rebounds in his first game of the weekend on Friday. He is averaging 12.1 PPG and 10.2 RPG so far. SMU has offered.
2019 South Garland (Texas)/RM5 Elite guard Chris Harris Jr. scored 18 points (4-4 3FG) and added 4 rebounds Friday. He's averaging 10.5 PPG so far on the EYBL. SMU has also offered him. His teammate in both high school and AAU, five-star guard Tyrese Maxey, scored 23 and 26 points in two of his games.
2019 Denton (Texas) Guyer/RM5 Elite guard De'Vion Harmon has been a frequent visitor to SMU this year and SMU offered long ago, but he's been hauling in some major offers lately. He scored 12, 9, 13 and 10 points in four games this weekend.
2019 Justin (Texas) Northwest PG Avery Anderson plays on RM5 Elite's U-16 team. SMU was his first offer last fall and he was a frequent visitor to Moody Coliseum. He added a TCU offer in March.
2018 Riverdale Baptist (Md.)/Uplay Canada F Tyrese Samuel picked up an SMU offer last week. His point totals from four games in Indy: 8 (1-6 FG), 6, 17 (5-9 3FG) 14. He averages 5.1 rebounds per game.
Under Armour Association (Indianapolis)
A few SMU offers and targets play on an UA a team. Notes:
2018 Cordova (Tenn.) Houston/Team Thad PG Ryan Boyce picked up an offer from SMU last week. His totals from his last two games in Indianapolis: 47 points, 16-28 FG, 8-13 3FG, 6 rebounds, 12 assists. He's averaging 15.1 PPG this season.