Posted On: 07/30/20 9:05 AM

The 16u division of one top South Carolina-based AAU event featured some top talent and several long-term prospects to keep an eye on.  The players listed here are reflective of this weekend in a vacuum.  Who did well during this tiny, albeit revealing sample of games?


First Team

PG J.J. WheatJ.J.Wheat5'11" | PGClarksville | 2022StateTN - PSB Nashville-Dozier

Strong showing for the reigning district player of the year.  Finished after contact. 

G JaKobi Gillespie – BMaze Elite

Kobi scored 19 points in their closeout game down in South Carolina.  Earlier in the weekend, JG scored 20 points.  His handle and agility with the ball are special. While he was hardly alone, Gillespie helped his team finish 4-0.

PG Phil Dotson – Team Thad

Dotson helped stabilize the team during stretches of sloppy play.  His presence on the court offered more than shooting makes.

SG Braeden MooreBraedenMoore6'8" | PFChrist Presbyterian Academy | 2022StateTN – Team Thad

Braeden’s development physically in the last year is miraculous.  Lower body strength much improved. Arm strength improved. Mental toughness skyrocketed.  Moore plays like a man now, despite merely entering his junior year of high school.  Moore’s grit showed up over the weekend.   Moore drew a charge!  Sure, it

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