Posted On: 08/13/18 6:00 PM

North Carolina was represented well at the 2018 CP3 Rising Stars National Camp, presented by Chris Paul. No, North Carolina was represented “Tremendously well represented”, at the 6th annual camp by the former Wake Forest star point guard. Chris, now a star for the Houston Rockets, still finds time to hold this annual camp, which this year saw close to 250 of the best rising Freshmen in the USA converge on the camp at the “Sports Plex”, in Greensboro.
Four North Carolinians in the Class of 2022 made the “Top 20” All-American Game.
Those four young men, Jaden Bradley, of Concord, Marquise Rice, of Creedmoor,

Marquise Rice

Freddie Dilione, of Fayetteville and Jalen Hood-Schifino, of Charlotte, not only made the “Top 20 All Star Game”, they “showed out”. Three of those young men are guards, while Rice is an outstanding forward.

Freddie Dilione

Freddie Dilione

Two more outstanding players from North Carolina’s Class of 2022 made all star games. DJ Nix, a forward from Harrisburg, made the “Top Forty All Star Game”, while Jaydon Young, a do-all guard from Goldsboro, made the “Top Sixty All Star Game”. 

Fifteen more North Carolina players from the Class of 2022 were among the 21 rising freshmen from North Carolina, who received invitations to the nearly 250 player event and all held their own, playing with and against a good number of the top players in the class of 2022, from the all over the United States.

They were:
Kheni Briggs, of Kannapolis
Deante Green, of Asheville
Wesley Johnson, of Raleigh
Jaylen Jones, of Charlotte
Keith Peten, of Wilson
Avion Pinner, of Williamston
Jessie Reaves, of Durham
Jalen Smith, of Cary,
Jonathan Shaw, of Durham
Cameron Oates, of Fayetteville
Comeh Emuobor, of Raleigh,
Elijah Gray, of Charlotte
Kyle Hanchard, of Charlotte
Christian Reeves, of Charlotte,
Jalen Higgins, of Fayetteville,