Posted On: 01/4/21 11:00 AM

The Beach Ball Classic showcased a number of top prospects in the state of North Carolina. Here’s a look at Part I of the standouts from the event. 

AJ SmithAJSmith6'4" | CGCombine Academy | 2022StateNC | 2022 Wing/Forward | Combine Academy

AJ SmithAJSmith6'4" | CGCombine Academy | 2022StateNC had a breakout game against iSchool (TX), putting up 31 points on 12-of-20 shooting from the field, 3-of-4 shooting from 3-point range along with seven rebounds and four steals in 26 minutes of work off the bench. He’s a strong two-way guard that likes to get downhill and finish around the rim but also won’t hesitate to find his stroke on the perimeter. Look for him to gain some attention in his recruitment following the Beach Ball Classic. 

Robert DillinghamRobertDillingham6'2" | PGCombine Academy | 2023State#70NationNC | 2023 Guard | Combine Academy

Robert DillinghamRobertDillingham6'2" | PGCombine Academy | 2023State#70NationNC was a consistent force for Combine Academy in the backcourt as they got some marquee victories over iSchool and the Baltimore Panthers (MD). He knocked down nine total 3-pointers across their three games, averaging 17.0 points and shooting 56.3 percent from behind the arc. If he wasn’t a national name before the event, any coach/scout who caught just a glimpse of his performances should have him

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