Posted On: 09/4/20 12:00 PM

High IQ has been hosting open runs for a couple of weeks. The founders Julius Hearns and Justin Brim have done a good job at locating talented players to workout. After a couple of trips in the gym here are some of the standouts from the runs.

 

Phillip HolmesPhillipHolmes6'7" | CSimeon | 2021StateIL (2021) 6’8 Simeon 

In an age where most players Phil’s size are training to be wing players, he is doing what traditional big men do. He crashes the boards hard, keeps possessions alive with tip backs, and often plays with his back to the rim. Holmes is becoming better with his mobility on the defensive side. Rejecting several shots during the runs. Low D1s and small school should continue to monitor him.

 

Amarion Savage (2021) 5’11 East Aurora 

Slick guard who played well off ball screens. Very quick in transition and in the half court. Made tough layups on defenders. Amarion made a couple 3’s in the games I saw as well but he did more distributing than anything else.  Finding players after he broke down the defense seemed to his mood that day. Savage is another guard who college coaches should get to know more. 

 

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