#OTRHoopsReport: Sweet 16 Session I Notebook – April 26, 2018

Several players stood out above the rest in the first session of the Sweet 16 Session I. 

Atlanta, Ga. – The Sweet 16 Session I was held during the first April evaluation period. This was a must attend event for college programs around the country, which featured some of the top programs in the Southeast. Here are a few of the notable performers from the first session.

Austin Harvell – Elite Stars – 2020

Harvell is a tough-minded wing that competes on both ends of the floor. He can score in bunches at times with dribble up three’s and mid-range jumpers when he in groove. Davis is also hungry to get to the rim where he can finish through contact. He can handle the ball and is a good passer when he draws a second defender.

Jadukiss Soto – Team Speights – 2019

Soto has a nice lengthy frame with long arms and he’s a solid athlete. He does a great job in transition handling the ball and he generally makes the right decision. Soto was effective scoring off slashes to the basket and also made plays around the basket. He is a good defender that is capable of defending both wing positions due to him being a good athlete.

Christian Jackson – Georgia Canes – 2019

His size at the shooting guard position forces match-up problems for opponents as he has the ability to score behind the arc, from mid-range, and at the rim. He handles it well as a secondary ball handler and because of his feel and basketball I.Q can even play some point guard when needed. Jackson has decided to reclassify to the 2019 class which will help but his recruitment with an extra year.

Names to Know

Mayoum Mayoum – Showtime Hoops – 2020

A long and athletic swingman, Mayoum scores by filling lanes in transition, slashing to the rim, or pulling up in the mid-range area. He is a right-handed player who almost always attacks left and is very unselfish, almost to a fault at times. He’s bouncy enough to finish above the rim and will also elevate to kick out to shooters off the bounce.

Justyn King –Team CP25 Select – 2019

King is a long and super athletic Power forward. He excels in transition by running the floor like a deer where he finishes above the rim with flare over or around defenders. He has great size and not only jumps high but quick. He rebounds at rim level and blocks or changes shots in and out of his area.

Eugene Brown – AOT – 2020

Brown is a confident shooter that possesses good size and an even better skill set. He has a sweet stroke, quick trigger and deep range. He size and length allow him to shoot over smaller opponents with ease. Every shot he takes looks to have a chance to go in. Brown sprints the floor in transition looking to spot up on the side of dribble penetration. He also has great shot preparation when the ball is reversed to him.

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