Posted On: 05/25/21 6:01 AM

Over the weekend, one of the best events annually took place in Hampton, Virginia at the Boo Williams Sportsplex. Southern Jam Fest is always a can’t miss event and it lived up to that reputation once again. For this series of articles, I’ll break down prospects by position with notes on their performances throughout the weekend.

Knasir ’Dug’ McDaniel | 5’11 | Team Takeover ’22

No guard made a statement stronger than McDaniel as he led Team Takeover to a runner-up finish in the 17U Platinum bracket. The 5-foot-11 guard made it evident that not only should he be considered as a top 60 prospect nationally, but also should be in the conversation as a top five point guard for the 2022 class. McDaniel thrived in every way possible from his position whether it was managing the offense in the half court, pushing tempo, scoring from all three levels or play making for others. His ability to control the pace of a game came was magnified in their win over Scholars Elite when McDaniel (22 points) executed flawlessly in the final minutes to help Takeover seal the victory. In the championship versus Final, the Paul IV product embraced

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