Posted On: 01/15/21 10:30 AM

With the high school basketball regular season temporarily on hold, various grassroots and AAU events have popped up across the country to fill in the void in the meantime. Hoops 2.0 kicked off its winter showcase the weekend of 1/2 as one of those events looking to help players get exposure opportunities as they await final word on the regular season.

I was able to attend the showcase this most recent weekend and there was quite a bit of talent on display. Here’s a look at some of the players who stood out at the event.

1. Barrington HargressBarringtonHargress6'0" | PGRibet Academy | 2022State#128Nation - Ribet Academy 2022

Hargress is a player I’ve seen quite a few times now and he’s one of the toughest guards in SoCal. He’s got a great motor and he’s very strong, especially when going to the rim. He can attack off the dribble and finish at the rim. Pretty solid three-point shooter as well. Where he’s improved is his playmaking. He’s comfortable making plays for his teammates in the halfcourt, finding the open player around the rim or off drive and kicks.

2. Ring Malith - Renaissance Academy 2022

Malith has a lot of upside and has

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