Posted On: 05/21/19 2:05 AM

While the play on the shoe circuits have calmed down, more traditional AAU tournaments have kicked into gear. No tournament is more traditional in Louisiana than the state championships held in Alexandria. While the tournament does not have some of the luster it once had, there was still some of the top, ranked talent participating. We will take a look at the ranked standouts from the state championships.

Melvion Flanagan / 5'10" / Team Cenla Green / Prep Hoops Rank #39 

Flanagan has played behind point guard Kyron Gibson for the last couple of seasons so point guard duties have not been fully his.  During the SAAU championships, he showed that he is more than capable of handling point guard duties while still shooting the three.  Flanagan has improved his handle and now uses it to his advantage.  He gained the advantage on several guards defending him to get to the rack or to create space for his jumper.  Melvion still shoots a high volume of jumpers.  However, it is hard to complain about his attempts because they are mostly uncontested looks.  His ability to finish at the rim while contested was very much on display as well as his

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