Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League kicked off its’ season with session 1 down in Atlanta, Ga. Here are brief notes on how the two EYBL teams from the area fared, plus notable local prospects on other 17U teams. NJ Scholars…
Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League kicked off its’ season with session 1 down in Atlanta, Ga. Here are brief notes on how the two EYBL teams from the area fared, plus notable local prospects on other 17U teams.
For a team without any consensus Top 50 players and no grassroots buzz surrounding them, the Scholars exceeded expectations, going 4-0 over the weekend. They did it by stating connected on both ends. They didn’t shoot well overall from three (28%), but they took care of the ball and gang rebounded, with five guys averaging 3 or more boards.and Billy Richmond drove their offense. Robinson, the Louisville-commit, averaged 16.3 points and 4 assists while shooting 33.3% from deep and 75% from the line. Richmond put up 15 points per. and were the two other key contributors. Copeland averaged 13.5 points and 6.5 rebounds as their force down low and Myers added 7.5 points, 3 rebounds, and 3.8 assists running point. , and were critical as well.
The main takeaway from this weekend for Final is that they can flatout score (3rd overall). They had four guys average double figures and shot the three ball well at a high volume (33.7% on 31-92 attempts per).contributed all-around with 15.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 5 assists, and a whopping 52.9% (9-17) on threes. steered the ship, giving them 16.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 6.5 assists, shooting 33.3% (4-12) from three and 94% (17-18) from the charity stripe. Despite an off weekend as a shooter, led them in scoring (17.8 points) by drawing fouls and converting 91.3% (21-23) of his free throws. Sorber anchored them inside with 10 points and 6.8 boards. They’re still figuring things out on defense with their lineups and rotations, but, based on their 3-1 outing, they can and will get better.
George School’sran with PSA Cardinals (NY) who went 2-2. He averaged 13.3 points, 50% (6-12) from three, 81.3% (13-16) on free throws, 3.3 rebounds, and 4.5 assists.
, the 4A state champ from Lincoln Park, played with All Ohio who went 2-2. He put up 16.8 points and 4.3 rebounds.
from Perkiomen played with Team Melo who went 3-1. He contributed 8.5 points on 31.8% on threes and 5.5 rebounds.
Don Bosco’saveraged 16 points, 43.8% (7-16) from three, 4.5 rebounds, and 5.5 assists with NY Rens. They went 2-2.
North Hills forwardwent 2-2 with Team Durant (MD). Parham averaged 13.5 points and 5.5 boards, and shot 88.2% (15-17) from the line.
of Hudson Catholic led New Heights Lightning with 19 points, 3 rebounds, 4.8 assists, on 45.8% from three. 2025 , also of Lincoln Park, plays up with Pettiford and contributed 14.5 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals.
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