Conference Preview

Posted On: 10/19/15 5:15 AM

These were my notes from walking around during the 5-on-5 portion of our 2015 combine, after all of the testing and seminar work had been completed.

Elliot Lyden, Centennial jr. — I had never seen Elliot play before, but this viewing showed me a hungry, athletic guard who was vocal with his teammates and has a sharp crossover. One sequence of note was a layup on one end followed by a block off the glass on defense.

Goanar Mar, DeLaSalle jr. — Fresh off a visit to Wisconsin, Mar matched up on Tessy Pal in the game I saw, providing an interesting look as two guys with similar frames battled it out. Goanar’s 3-point stroke looked smoother, and I liked when he took advantage of a Pal missed dunk as he quickly rebounded it and found Broc Finstuen to assist a dunk of their own.

Lamar Wood, Patrick Henry jr. — Something that opened my eyes with Lamar was watching him bring the ball up the floor. At 6-6 or 6-7 and super long, he could be a matchup nightmare in the MPLS City Conference if he’s capable on the wing.

Josh McGreal, Centennial, jr. — McGreal has solid size

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