Posted On: 07/21/21 6:00 AM

The adidas 3SSB Championships were the first major shot circuit event for the city of Omaha, and it did not disappoint. The talent was elite, the crowd showed out, and the competitiveness in each game was palpable. Here are the some of the best performances from Southern region prospects over the weekend:

Riley Kugel Riley Kugel 6'5" | CG Dr. Phillips | 2022 State FL | 6’5" SG | Southeast Elite 17U (pictured)

Kugel has effortless bounce. Whether he is in the open floor or maneuvering through traffic, he has no problem rising above the rest, putting him in great position to score. He reads the defense well, too. Defenders elected to go under on ball screens hoping to contain his drives, and he was able to see that early and punish them with the pull up three. Kugel's mobility was impactful on the defensive end as well. There were several possessions in which he went from closing out hard and forcing his man off the line, to rotating to the next man, and then containing a drive. He covers tons of ground with efficiency and speed.

Ernest Udeh Ernest Udeh 6'10" | C Dr. Phillips | 2022 State #153 Nation FL | 6’10" C | Southeast Elite 17U

The mobility of Udeh was impressive given his big frame. He

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