The Minnesota Prospect Camp wrapped up last Sunday night! There was plenty of talent on display throughout the full day of hoops, find out what underclassmen stood out! Taven Jenkins – State – Pos 5'10" | PG | 2025 Chanhassen…
The Minnesota Prospect Camp wrapped up last Sunday night! There was plenty of talent on display throughout the full day of hoops, find out what underclassmen stood out!
Jenkins has a whole bag of tricks as a primary guard. He plays fast and smart with a great ability to convert in transition, whether that be setting up a teammate or getting a score of his own. He has great vision and is a smart player and seems to know exactly where his teammates are at all times. Jenkins always makes the right play and looks like he’s consistently a step ahead of the D, he is a well-rounded offensive threat.
Using great athleticism, Fields is able to impact the game in a variety of ways. He plays with great energy and is solid on both sides of the floor. He’s a good team defender who is constantly pestering ball-handlers and keeping his hands in passing lanes. Fields has good positioning on offense and defense which often helps his relentless rebounding efforts. He can also score the ball at an efficient rate.
Van Nostrand has a very complete game. Offensively, he’s most effective as a facilitator and playmaker. He moves well, has great vision, and solid ball-handling skills. Though, he isn’t limited to passing on offense, he has the ability to score with or without the help of a teammate and does so from various spots on the floor. On the other end, he’s able to guard multiple positions due to his size, great mobility, and smart rotations. Van Nostrand has the ability to grab-n-go the length of the court, making him the total package.
Using quick moves and elite ball-handling skills, Crudup is able to dice up opposing defenses with no problem. He is a very smooth player who sees the floor at a high level. He does a nice job of setting up his teammates by probing the lane, drawing the defense in, and hitting the open man. Crudup absorbs contact well on his way the rim and has a deep bag of crafty finishes that allows him to maneuver around the bigger defenders in the paint. Crudup plays with great attitude and passion.
Offensively, Jenpa does a bit of it all; he can score at any level, set teammates up with great passing, or mix you up with a series of tight dribble moves. Jenpa is a confident playmaker and scorer and is very poised. His game isn’t limited to offense either; he has great rotations defensively allowing him to intercept many passes and he applies physical on-ball pressure resulting in many of his opponent’s pockets getting picked.
Curtis plays with the utmost hustle and heart, all while affecting the game in multiple ways. He runs the floor well, rebounds hard, and finishes at a high rate around the rim. He alters and blocks many shots and can guard multiple positions. Curtis can step out and drill an open triple or beat you off the dribble on his way to a hard dunk. He has a good motor and plays with a lot of heart.