Posted On: 07/19/21 6:00 PM

Winter Haven, Florida was filled with boatloads of talent making their way to the AdventHealth Fieldhouse to compete in Prep Hoops’ The Proving Grounds, a tournament where Florida and the rest of the U.S.’s best lined up to strut their stuff. Some of Florida’s top 17U standouts played their hearts out, but only 10 will make the two Proving Grounds All-Tournament teams. Choosing these teams is never easy, but these standouts all made an impact in a big way during their games. So, let’s get to it.

Here are the Proving Grounds All-Tournament Teams:


MVP: Sherod Dent Sherod Dent 6'6" | PF Niles Notre Dame | 2023 State IL Jr., Hoops 4 Health

The fact that Dent was an easy choice for MVP of the 17U division doesn’t come as a surprise, but learning that this young man is a 2023 playing up is one that definitely will grab your attention. At 6’6", Dent has incredible size for a small forward, and has a ton of skill to throw into the mix. He can big body you in the post or kill you from outside, giving him a wide variety of tools for his bag. Dent’s Hoops4Health squad went 4-0 in the tournament’s toughest

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