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CELEBRATION, Fla. -- Chaundee Brown has made a statement over the past two weeks.

The 6-foot-4 Class of 2017 shooting guard has recently picked up offers from Kansas and Indiana, with many other schools tracking the shooting guard from The First Academy (Fla.).

"I feel like I proved a point at Peach Jam," Brown told SNY.tv. "I averaged 22 (points) and 6 (assists), I feel like it went pretty well, and I feel like I proved I belonged in the top 20 in the country."

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CELEBRATION, Fla. -- Christian Brown has been a beast at the Super Showcase in Orlando.

Brown and the Georgia Stars dominated the Houston Defenders in an 81-56 win in front of coaches from UNC, Virginia, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech, Michigan State, Texas, Clemson and many more.

The 6-foot-7 rising sophomore small forward had 18 points in the win.

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CELEBRATION, Fla. - Devon Dotson has made quite the name for himself over the past couple weeks.

The No. 49-ranked player in the class of 2018 by 247 Sports, Dotson most recently picked up an offer from Kansas and head coach Bill Self.

"I just heard that he loved me," the pass-first point guard told SNY.tv after a win against the Alabama Challenge. "He said he loves my competitiveness and my fire on the court. He said they're going to be on me hard, and they're going to keep in touch."

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 (Hardy LeGwin)
(Hardy LeGwin)

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Elias Harden has seen his stock rise drastically over the past couple months.

Ranked No. 91 in the class of 2017 by 247 Sports, Harden says that he has drawn quite a bit of interest from SEC schools.

"My most recent offer was from Ole' Miss," Harden told SNY.tv. "Florida, Memphis have offered recently as well. I've been in contact with Xavier, Florida, Georgia, Auburn, West Virginia and Cincinnati the most, as well as Ole' Miss."

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CARTERSVILLE, GA - July 13, 2016: The Under Armour All America Basketball Camp at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by B. Alyssa Trofort/Under Armour) (B. Alyssa Trofort)
CARTERSVILLE, GA - July 13, 2016: The Under Armour All America Basketball Camp at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by B. Alyssa Trofort/Under Armour) (B. Alyssa Trofort)

By JACK LEGWIN & ADAM ZAGORIA

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Isaiah Washington, the 6-foot-1 Class of 2017 point guard from St. Raymond's in The Bronx, says four schools are working the hardest for him right now.

"Texas A&M, Minnesota, New Mexico, Seton Hall have been showing the most interest," Washington told SNY.tv. "My recruitment is wide open though."

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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Led by the tandem of Scottie Lewis and Bryan Antoine, the Team Rio 16U squad played for an Under Armour Finals championship on Saturday after knocking off Team Thad on Friday night behind 22 points from Antoine.

Against Sports U, they came up short, 50-47, in the championship on Sautrday.

"It was a huge win," Lewis told SNY.tv of the semifinal victory. "They beat us back in LA, so we knew what we were going to do when we came out. We started up a bit slow, but Bryan and Jalen kept us going, I woke up in the second half, and we did what we were supposed to do. We all played our part and pulled out the win."

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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Trevon Duval was clutch down the stretch for WE-R1 on Thursday at the UAA Finals.

The No. 1 ranked point guard in the class of 2017 averaged 19.5 points and 6.0 rebounds a game in wins over DC Premier and Indy Hoosiers.

Ranked No. 5 in the class of 2017 by ESPN, Duval is now in the unique position of having to choose both a high school for his senior season - and a college. He plans to leave Dallas (TX) Advanced Prep International and said last week he hopes to choose a new high school by August.

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CHARLOTTE, NC - July 6, 2016: The Under Armour All America Basketball Camp at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by Kelly Kline/Under Armour) (Kelly Kline)
CHARLOTTE, NC - July 6, 2016: The Under Armour All America Basketball Camp at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by Kelly Kline/Under Armour) (Kelly Kline)

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Jahvon Quinerly has been phenomenal here at the UAA Finals.

With Tony Bennett of Virginia and Chris Mullin of St. John's among many coaches on hand, the Hudson Catholic (N.J.) point guard has averaged 17 points, and 4 assists in two wins over the Florida Vipers and New Heights.

"It's been great," Quinerly told SNY.tv. "Just trying to win the UAA Finals. That's my main focus. We need to continue to play defense. A lot of teams lack that at this level of the circuit. If you play defense, you have a better chance of winning games."

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(MUSTAFA HOOTEN )

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- After tweaking his leg in Philly last weekend, Naz Reid returned on Thursday for the Sports U 16s and had Kentucky coach John Calipari among those watching him.

"It's getting better," the 6-foot-9 Class of 2018 forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic said at the UAA Finals, where he sat out a game on Thursday morning before returning later in the day against the Florida Vipers. "I'm expecting to play in our next game [Thursday]. It's feeling better, but we will see. One moment it feels good, the next it's a bit sore. I'm going to do some stretching today and see how it goes, if it doesn't hurt, I'll be good to go."

Playing alongside Louis King, Jahvon Quinerly, Luther Muhammad and Atiba Taylor, Reid says the main goal is coming home with another Under Armour title.

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. - There may not have been a more important player for Mass Rivals in their championship run at the Adidas Circuit Finale than Makai Ashton-Langford.

Ashton-Langford went for 16 points and 6 rebounds in the championship win over Team Loaded VA.

"It feels great," Ashton Langford told SNY.tv after the win. "I'm trying to set the tone in the state of Massachusetts, so that all of these guys can maybe get looks. If you have one talented player from there, maybe colleges will come farther North."

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(Hardy LeGwin)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Darius Perry had a very solid weekend for Game Elite at the Adidas Circuit Finale, but it wasn't quiet.

The 6-foot-2 Perry out of Marietta (GA) Wheeler averaged 15.2 points and 4.7 rebounds per game, and he did it with an attitude and a little bit of talking.

"I always think that you can't get into my head, but I can't get into yours," Perry told SNY.tv with a laugh. "I'm going to talk to you, and you can talk to me, but it won't effect me because I'm always just going to play my game. I'm just going to try to get into your head and get you off of your game."

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 (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
(AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Jeremiah Tilmon has committed to the University of Illinois.

"After a long recruiting process and much thought and I'm blessed to announce that I am staying home," Tilmon tweeted Monday afternoon.

Tilmon told SNY.tv in a previous interview that Illinois was a school that had been recruiting him the longest.

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(Hardy LeGwin)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The best of the best came out for Romeo Langford this week

Louisville coach Rick Pitino saw Langford play on Thursday, Kentucky coach John Calipari was in the building on Friday, with North Carolina head man Roy Williams watching him on Saturday.

"I didn't even know they were there," the 6-foot-6 Langford said Saturday after a win over Indiana Elite in which he scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. "My phone hasn't been to bad to be honest. They mainly contact my dad."

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Schools have been coming in droves to watch Immanuel Quickley play at the Adidas Circuit Finale.

John Calipari as well as many other high-major coaches were in attendance on Friday for Quickley's two wins, including a 27-point outing against The Firm.

"I feel good, honestly; this is a lot of fun," the 6-foot-4 Quickley out of John Carroll (Md.) told SNY.tv. "I'm just out here trying to compete and win this Adidas Finale Championship."

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(Kelly Kline)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Zion Williamson put on a show on Friday morning, scoring 25 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in a 80-72 win over Urban DFW at the Adidas Circuit Finale.

Kentucky coach John Calipari was in attendance, along with Scott Drew from Baylor, and assistants from many other high major schools.

A 6-foot-7 Class of 2018 small forward from hometown Spartanburg (S.C.), Williamson said after the win that he's currently just focusing on winning an Adidas Championship.

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Troy Brown Jr. of Centennial High is introduced before the Under Armour Elite 24 Skills Competition. (AP)
Troy Brown Jr. of Centennial High is introduced before the Under Armour Elite 24 Skills Competition. (AP)

SUWANEE, Ga. -- Troy Brown Jr. was one of the top performers at EYBL Session 4, averaging 18 points, 12.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game.

Shortly thereafter, Brown's Las Vegas Prospects squad earned themselves a wildcard slot into Peach Jam.

The opportunity to play in North Augusta, S.C. is something that Brown says he has been looking forward to for a while.

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SUWANEE, Ga. -- Lonnie Walker continues to add high-major offers and is targeting the late-summer/early-fall to cut his list.

The 6-foot-5 wing from Reading, PA is currently ranked No. 21 in the nation by 247 Sports, and is averaging 16.7 points per game on the Nike EYBL Circuit for Team Final for a team that is 10-6 heading into Peach Jam.

"I feel like the summer is going very well," Walker told SNY.tv. "My talent is getting recognized on a national level, I'm just looking to improve my game and develop."

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SUWANEE, Ga. -- Jose Alvarado turned quite a few heads here at the fourth stop on the EYBL Circuit.

The Christ the King (N.Y.) Class of 2017 point guard averaged 13.2 points per game this weekend despite the NY Rens going an uncharacteristic 1-4.

Alvarado says that while he doesn't have specific visits set, he does know that multiple schools are working hard.

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SUWANEE, Ga.- The eye test doesn't do Chris Lykes justice. Watch him play one game, and your perception will most certainly change.

The 5-foot-7 Lykes averaged 23. 6 points per game this past weekend here at the EYBL stop in Atlanta, which included a 33-point performance in a tough 82-76 loss to CP3.

The Washington D.C. Gonzaga Prep point guard mentioned that he has two official visits scheduled at the moment.

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SUWANEE, Ga.- Team Penny is 9-0 since John Petty joined in mid-May. This is anything but a fluke.

The 6-foot-7 small forward from Huntsville (AL) J.O. Johnson was extremely productive here at the EYBL ATL, scoring 18 points per game which included a 22-point performance in a 91-89 win in front of a packed crowd against MOKAN Elite, which was named the game of the session.

"I feel like we have the best squad right now on the Nike EYBL," Petty said. "We are going to go home, and work hard over the next month, and try to come back and win Peach Jam."

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SUWANEE, Ga. -- The best scorer on the Nike EYBL circuit, Collin Sexton, made a name for himself here, averaging 34.2 points per game over the holiday weekend.

The best of the best have offered the 6-foot-2 point guard out of Mableton (Ga.) Pebblebrook, with a select few pushing ahead of the rest.

"Arizona, Kansas, Texas, Alabama, Florida and Oklahoma State for sure are all working hardest right now," Sexton said. "They're telling me that I can come in and be an impact at a program right away. They're saying that I can learn and play. Nothing is guaranteed, you have to come in and work hard."

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SUWANEE, Ga. -- There have been few big man more impressive than DeAndre Ayton over the past year.

The Class of 2017 7-footer from the Bahamas led his California Supreme team to a 3-2 record at the Nike EYBL stop here, and a 10-6 record over the course of the four sessions on the EYBL circuit, averaging 19.5 points and 11.5 rebounds per game.

The No. 1 ranked player in the nation -- and the potential No. 1 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft -- has recently maintained that Kansas is the only school really recruiting him. But now he says he has been hearing from quite a few schools recently.

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SUWANEE, Ga. -- Talk of package deals is common in recruiting, but two Class of 2017 stars seem serious about it.

With much talk centered around a package deal involving Wendell Carter Jr. and his close friend Gary Trent Jr., Carter Jr. confirmed to SNY.tv that they will be attending college together. 

"It's a definite that we will be going to college together," Carter Jr. told SNY.tv on Sunday after going for 23 points and 12 rebounds in CP3's 82-76 win over Team Takeover at Session Four of the Nike EYBL Circuit.

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(USA Today Sports)

SUWANEE, Ga. - Gary Trent Jr. went off for 35 points and 8 rebounds in a 90-77 win over Seattle Rotary here at the Nike EYBL stop on Saturday.

The win helped the Minnesota team rebound from a morning loss to Canada's CIA Bounce, the first loss for Pulley (12-1) on the EYBL circuit this summer.

Moving toward Peach Jam in July, the 6-foot-5 Trent Jr. says that he isn't focused on recruiting much at this moment, but that he will sit down and figure out his visits in July.

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SUWANEE, Ga. -- Two of the standouts on Saturday morning at Session Four of the Nike EYBL Circuit in Suwannee were Michael Porter Jr. and Trae Young, as they catapulted MOKAN Elite to a 101-81 win over the NJ Playaz.

The 6-foot-9 Porter Jr. out of Columbia (MO) Father Tolton finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds, and Young finished with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists in the win.

After the dominant performance, Porter spoke about his list of five schools, as well as how his father, Michael Porter Sr., who just took the assistant coaching position at Washington, will effect his position on choosing a school.

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SUWANEE, Ga.- Possibly the top player from this past weekend at the Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions was Zion Williamson.

The 6-foot-6 Class of 2018 wing from Spartanburg, S.C. has burst onto the scene this spring, adding countless offers, most recently from UNLV.

"So far, my summer has been amazing," Williamson said after a 117-65 win in which he scored 27 points. "I've picked up 15-plus offers, and my team has been playing really well."

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Kris Dunn's career at Providence has come to a close.

The Friars' season ended late Saturday night with an 85-66 loss to No. 1 North Carolina in a second-round East Region game here. A projected NBA lottery pick, Dunn scored 29 points in 26 minutes in the loss, despite being in foul trouble for a majority of the first half.

Ben Bentil, a sophomore forward who may also test the NBA Draft waters, added 21 points.

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(Ned Dishman / Under Armour)

BARTOW, Fla. - Coming off of API's 73-72 overtime win over Victory Rock Prep at the Mosaic Shootout on Saturday, Billy Preston spoke briefly about his recent unofficial visit to Arizona.

"It was a great visit," the 6-foot-10 power forward said. "Coach Sean (Miller) and Coach Book (Richardson), they're great. I know most of the players on the team, so it was good. The campus is beautiful, especially the McKale Center. It's the best I've seen so far."

Arizona has been a consistent presence in Preston's recruitment, dating all the way back to the live periods in July.

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OLDSMAR, Fla. -- After going for 10 points and 8 assists in Advanced Prep International's 74-61 win over nationally ranked Oldsmar Christian on Friday night, star point guard Trevon Duval he feels his team has started to figure out who it is.

"Right now we are on a run," the 6-foot-3 point guard said. "We haven't lost in a while. It feels like we are playing as a team, and we are on a roll." 

A Delaware native who transferred to API in Dallas from St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, Duval is the top-ranked point guard in the Class of 2017 and a possible future pro. He wowed NBA scouts at the Under Armour Elite 24 Game in New York in August.

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Kentucky head coach John Calipari is in favor of new rules allowing early-entry candidates more time to get feedback on their NBA Draft decisions. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Kentucky head coach John Calipari is in favor of new rules allowing early-entry candidates more time to get feedback on their NBA Draft decisions. (David J. Phillip/AP)

FORT MYERS, Fla.- New Kentucky commit Bam Adebayo has been dominating thus far this year for High Point Christian Academy (N.C.), averaging 18.9 points and 13.1 rebounds.

On Monday night, the 6-foot-10, 240-pound Adebayo went for 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks in leading the Cougars to a 67-63 victory over Westerville (Ohio) South in the City of Palms Classic.

Next up for Adebayo and High Point Christian will be the Ball Brothers of Chino Hills (CA) in the semifinals on Tuesday night. Chino Hills is the No. 2-ranked team in USA Today's Super 25. Chino Hills upset Montverde (FL) Academy, 83-82, on Monday.

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Six schools are working hardest to get Thon Maker at the present time.

"Arizona St, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Notre Dame and St. John's," Maker said on ESPNU on Thursday.

When Maker was asked about his thoughts about going to college next year instead of pursuing a pro career, he said that it was likely he will end up on a college campus next year.

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Dennis Smith Jr. has announced that he will be graduating high school early, and will enroll at N.C. State in January.

"It's mainly for rehab purposes," Smith Jr. said on ESPNU Thursday. "I can rehab everyday there, and thankfully my grades are good enough for me to do it early."

Smith Jr., who committed to the Wolfpack in September, went on to say that rehab on his ACL following surgery Aug. 7 has been going even better than the original plan.

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Charlie Moore, a 5-foot-10 point guard out of Chicago Morgan Park, has committed to Memphis.

"After further consideration, I have decided that I will attend the University of Memphis," Moore said in a press conference Thursday.

Moore is ranked the No. 15 point guard in the Class of 2016 by 247Sports.com.

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Algevon Eichelberger has committed to DePaul, following his recent visit.

"I am blessed & honored to say I have verbally committed to DePaul to further my education and my basketball career," Eichelberger tweeted.

The 6-foot-7 power forward from La Lumiere (Ind.) should be able to contribute in some capacity right away, especially on the boards.

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