Posted On: 08/30/20 9:02 AM

The Great 8 Summit Showdown had some lights out basketball on Saturday. Let’s take a look at our MVP’s and Under The Radar performers from yesterday. 

17U

MVP

Deon HayesDeonHayes6'2" | PGNorth Farmington | 2021StateMI (PG, Storm 17u UA Rise, North Farmington)

When I made up my mind for this, I purposely didn’t seek out stats. On a team full of stars and big names, Hayes stood out to me. Don’t know what his stats were and it really doesn’t matter. When he was in the game, he made things go. It was a heartbeat for his team type of performance. Hayes was prolific with the ball and made intelligent decisions and smart passes. He showed the ability to finish at multiple levels as well as the ability to find teammates in scoring positions. 

UNDER THE RADAR

Kentrell PullianKentrellPullian6'0" | CGBenton Harbor | 2021StateMI (2021, CG, UTS Elite 17u Gold)

Can we all start to agree that Pullian is a very high level perimeter prospect? The young man is a terrific ball handler that beats his man to a spot. He showed range and consistency on his jumper.

Linden HolderLindenHolder6'0" | PGDe La Salle | 2021StateMI (2021, PG, MM Boyz, Warren De La Salle)

Same as Pullian, we need to

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