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Posted On: 05/12/17 10:14 AM
The 17U Division was loaded with a number of players who will be playing this game after high school. Some of the top talent in the state demonstrated why they are the top talent. Further, a couple of players showed that they should be getting more attention. Here is the Bash in the Desert 17U All-Tournament Team.
Williams has always had the potential and has shown glimpses of the top tier player that he could be. It is safe to say that he is well on his way. Not only is he quite skilled at the position, he has good length and strength as a point guard at any level. His ability to shoot the basketball from deep is continuing to improve along with his on ball defense. Williams looks poised to be an elite level point guard who will be playing this game after high school concludes.
Gueye played well all weekend. He is a stat stuffer as he does a little bit of everything well. Gueye is a capable shooter who gets on the glass well. He plays solid on ball defense and does a good job in help side. Gueye is selfless and does whatever it takes to win.
Bryant’s athleticism is through the roof. His versatility allows him to play multiple positions on the floor which caused havoc for all of his opponents this past weekend.
Carrethers has great speed and does a good job of taking the opposing player off of the dribble. His speed and strength mixed with his ability to finish at the rim make him a solid point guard.
McGlothan looked poised to have a great year at Army as his shooting touch was greatly improved. He had multiple games with 5 three pointers. Furthermore, he still has elite level athleticism that will help him be successful
Rodriguez is one of the top shooters in the entire state, which was evident this weekend. In addition, he showed that he is capable of taking the opposing player off of the dribble and finishing around the rim.