Posted On: 05/3/21 12:48 PM

This weekend I attended the Bash in the Desert at Inspire Courts in Gilbert, AZ. 

The event had 15-17U competing for the three days with 67 total teams.


Here were some of the top newcomers I discovered from the state this weekend:

Corey Wood Corey Wood 6'6" | SF ALA-Ironwood | 2023 AZ (Team RHJ 2023)

-A long shooter with legit height and range. He can pull-up from mid-range and handles it decently to create. A little on the thinner side but uses his length in the passing lanes to collect steals and rebounds well in his area. He has that same long build like former small school standout Sam Jones of Gilbert Christian who played college ball at Penn Univ.  

Ka’Shar Benton Ka’Shar Benton 6'8" | C AZ Compass Prep | 2023 AZ (Team RHJ 2023)

-A massive post player at still only 15 years old. He is still a little raw but has good girth, big hands and uses a nice hook shot inside to score it. He rebounds well in his area and will block shots. The more he plays and works at his game, his upside will start shining through. 

Kylen Mamon Kylen Mamon 5'11" | CG Tolleson | 2023 AZ (AZ Phenoms 2023)

-A tough downhill scorer can put the

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