Posted On: 09/10/20 4:53 PM

The Pangos Rocky Mountain Summit was held at the end of August in St. George, Utah and featured some of the west coast’s best players and programs. While I was not personally in attendance for this event, I watched most of the contests via the BallerTV streaming service. Below are my first set of 2021 standouts from the event.

Paolo BancheroPaoloBanchero6'10" | PFO'Dea | 2021State#3NationWA, Seattle Rotary: Banchero was the most dominant inside force in this event as his combination of size, skill, physicality and athleticism overwhelmed his opponents. Banchero, a 6-foot-9 forward headed to Duke, is a high IQ and accurate passer who can score with his back to the basket or with a face-up, rip and finish from 17-feet and in. Banchero’s rebounding, ball skills and passing abilities allow him to lead transition opportunities and initiate offense.

Nolan HickmanNolanHickman6'2" | PGEastside Catholic | 2021State#38NationWA, Seattle Rotary: Hickman recently committed to Kentucky and you obviously don’t get that scholarship opportunity if you can’t hoop. The 6-foot-2 point guard is a smart and crafty playmaker who uses his explosiveness to get by defenders and into the paint where he can finish or set up a teammate for an open look. One

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