This 12 months, the R1A Basic hosted a few of the finest groups from the DMV and nationally at Harford Neighborhood Faculty. On this roundup, I look again at a few of my finest from this weekend’s motion.
Jaiden Glover6-4, The Patrick College (NJ), 2024 – uncommitted
Jaiden Glover has develop into one of many prime growing prospects within the junior class. Glover has excelled in a number of occasions this fall and that continued on this weekend’s sport. A key facet of Glover’s sport is his capturing capacity. This highschool season reveals Glover including to his offensive sport. Glover took on the position of major purpose scorer, the place he may create and dribble for himself. Defensively, Glover has good lateral motion, athleticism and continues to enhance.
Glover holds provides and curiosity from Illinois, Butler, Seton Corridor and Xavier, amongst others.
Luke Bamgboye6-10, Bella Vista Prep (Ariz.), 2024 – uncommitted
On Saturday, I used to be very impressed with the event of Bella Vista Prep large man Luke
Bamgboye. The 6-foot-10,190-pound large man is lengthy, athletic, runs the ground and was an all-around lob menace. Bamgboye was aggressive when he bought the ball within the paint and tried to sink every part. He was additionally efficient on the glass and is turning into more and more dependable on the offensive facet of the ball. Whereas most of his factors come from the surface, we’re beginning to see Bamgboye present extra confidence and mid-range bounce photographs that may elevate his sport.
Bamgboye has curiosity from SMU, Xavier and TCU. He additionally not too long ago took his first unofficial go to to Arizona State.
Gavin Walsh6-7, IMG Academy (Fla.), 2023 – uncommitted
Senior security Gavin Walsh had a giant opening night time for the IMG Academy. Whereas not the flashiest participant, Walsh made large performs, confirmed he was a artful participant with the ball and related on quite a few 3s. Walsh has a giant body that permits him to play and end via contact.
He completed the sport with 16 factors and 5 rebounds.
Malachi Palmer6-5, Mt. Zion Prep (Md.), 2024 – uncommitted
The very first thing you discover Malachi Palmer is the improved body he developed throughout the offseason. Watching Palmer this weekend, I used to be impressed together with his capacity to get off the mound, play via contact, and his improved outdoors capturing capacity. Palmer is at his finest when his bounce shot goes down and is a troublesome guard for the opposition.
Palmer is listening to from Mississippi State, Florida State, Maryland State, Ohio State, amongst others.
Peace Hansberry6-8, Mount Saint Joseph (Md.), 2023 – Dedicated to Illinois State
Illinois has a really constant and reliable ahead subsequent season. Hansberry completed with one other double and is the clear chief within the subject. Hansbury’s physicality, footwork and craftiness with the ball allowed him to get attractiveness across the rim.
Efeosa Oliagu6-5, United Scholastic Academy (Canada), 2025 – no obligation
Canadian wing Efeosa Oliagu It was a giant ultimate day for the United Scholastic Academy. Oliagu had a giant breakout sport on Sunday, probably the most spectacular a part of his sport being the best way he used his giant body. Oliagu has broad shoulders, goes downhill, finishes in touch and is a inventive finisher. His athleticism permits him to be a lob menace and an total scoring menace.
He completed the night time with 22 factors, 7 rebounds and three steals.
Louisville assistant coach Danny Manning and Seton Corridor assistant coach Corey Lowery had been in attendance.