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Posted On: 07/26/18 10:00 AM
Here is a look at the top Class of 2020 wings from last weekend’s Adidas Three Stripes at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo:
Caleb Love 6’3″ Brad Beal Elite 16U
The dynamic wing player from CBC can score the basketball and made some very explosive plays over the weekend. His tomahawk dunk over a defender from the UA Grind in the semifinals is all over social media. He had a couple of 20-point outings with is ability to get buckets at all three levels. His pull up game was very good and he knocked down 3-pointers to compliment his rim attacks.
Luke Kasubke 6’5″ Brad Beal Elite 16U
The smooth wing player from Chaminade showcased his perimeter shooting chops throughout the weekend. He was especially good at the beginning of games when he would knock down a couple of 3-pointers early to get his team going. He comes off screens well and also shoots in transition. He can also attack the basket effectively.
Sam Richardson 6’5″ Gateway Basketball Club 16U
The versatile combo forward from Hancock was very productive in helping lead Gateway to the Final Four of the 16U Division. His overall skill set made him a matchup problem throughout the weekend. He’s strong enough to get buckets and score in the post, but he also shot the ball well from 3-point range and created offense off the dribble.
Dylan Branson 6’5″ Brad Beal Elite 16U
The bullish wing player from Mehlville made plays using his physical strength and overall skill set and basketball IQ. He can really pass the ball, whether he was setting up a teammate for an easy basket or delivering the hockey assist. He can get to the basket through contact and get buckets in the paint. Capable of playing multiple positions.
Isaac Spears 6’4″ Gateway Basketball Club 16U
The smooth shooting guard from Hazelwood East unleashed his versatile offensive game had a very productive weekend. He did an excellent job of creating his own shot with good dribble moves for jumpers and floaters. The step-back jumper from the mid range was nice and he can extend it out to 3-point range.
Sofara Rasas 6’4″ Arsenal Hoops 16U
The lanky wing player from St. Mary’s is a versatile performer who can play effectively on the wing or also take over the point on occasion and make plays for his teammates when needed. He is a very good finisher when he can get to the basket either in the half court or in transition. His perimeter shooting has also improved over the summer.
Jayce Catchings 6’3″ Brad Beal Elite 16U
The talented guard from Wentzville Liberty had a number of excellent performers off the bench during the weekend. He was a real catalyst during a couple of big runs that his team made. He was in the middle of the rally with a 3-point shot, a key assists, a steal or a driving bucket for a three-point play. He made his minutes really count during the tournament.