Posted On: 07/2/21 8:13 PM

The Cincinnati Elite Open Run coverage rounds out with our piece on the 4 top bigs at the event. All 4 of these guys did one thing in particular: rebound the ball. While each guy had their own unique flare, all consistently rebounded the ball well. Take a look as I break down each performer and why they stood out.

Shawn Phillips (2022) Ypsi Prep (6-10)

Phillips has been a big name in Dayton since he debuted with Dayton Belmont several years ago. Spent some time at Ypsi Prep in Michigan and played well Wednesday at Walnut Hills. Looks slimmer and more like a D1 Post. Clearly was the biggest guy in the gym and used his size to his advantage. Solid postups and sealed off defenders. Improved hands and quicker with his spin move. Definitely has seen his recruitment continue to flourish as he recently received offers from Pittsburgh and Illinois.

Chander Starks (2023) Covington Catholic (6-6)

Starks was impressive at the Oak Hills Shootout and continued this impressive play Wednesday. Extremely hard working and high motor player. Versatile as a defender as he can successfully multiple positions due to his quickness. Extremely tough to box out and keep off

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