Posted On: 07/15/21 11:09 AM

There is still so much fun stuff to unpack from Birmingham after a great three days of basketball!  Here are my The Platform Superlatives!

We will do this in a version of top fives.  Let’s Go!

High Major Head Coach Appearances

  1. Tom Izzo
  2. Scott Drew
  3. Hubert Davis
  4. Brad Underwood
  5. Ben Johnson

Mid/Low Major Head Coach Appearances

  1. Niko Medved (Colorado State)
  2. Johnny Tauer (St. Thomas)
  3. Dane Fischer (William & Mary)
  4. Derrin Hansen (Omaha)
  5. Paul Sather (North Dakota)

The Grinding Assistants

  1. Dave Thorson (Minnesota)
  2. Gameli Ahelegbe (St. Thomas)
  3. Kyan Brown (North Dakota State)
  4. Bob Sjorc (Appalachian State)
  5. Skye Ettin (Princeton)

The Nationally Ranked 2022s That Played Above Their Ranking

  1. Pharrel Payne Pharrel Payne 6'9" | C Park Of Cottage Grove | 2022 State #84 Nation MN of Minnesota Select
  2. Kam Craft Kam Craft 6'5" | SF TSF | 2022 State #54 Nation GA of Meanstreets
  3. Robert Cowherd Robert Cowherd 6'5" | SG Southern California Academy | 2022 #77 Nation of Georgia Stars
  4. Tavari Johnson Tavari Johnson 5'11" | PG Lyons | 2022 State #171 Nation IL of Young N Reckless
  5. Robbie Avila Robbie Avila 6'8" | PF Oak Forest | 2022 State #225 Nation IL of Meanstreets

The Nationally Ranked 2022s That Played To Their Ranking

  1. AJ Casey AJ Casey 6'8" | PF Whitney Young | 2022 State #55 Nation IL of Meanstreets
  2. Dillon Hunter of Georgia Stars
  3. Ty Rodgers Ty Rodgers 6'6" | SF Grand Blanc | 2022 #34 Nation IN of Meanstreets
  4. Ahjany Lee Ahjany Lee 6'11" | C Totino-Grace | 2022 State #145 Nation MN of D1 Minnesota Prospects
  5. Reggie Bass Reggie Bass 6'4" | SG Arsenal Tech | 2022 State #175 Nation IN of Team Teague

The Committed That Shined

  1. Kam Craft Kam Craft 6'5" | SF TSF | 2022 State #54 Nation GA of Meanstreets (Xavier)
  2. Dillon Hunter of Georgia Stars (Baylor)
  3. Isaiah Carr Isaiah Carr 6'11" | C Las Cruces | 2022 State NM of D1 New Mexico (Grand Canyon)
  4. Carter Bjerke Carter Bjerke 6'9" | C Wayzata | 2022 State MN of D1 Minnesota Prospects (St. Thomas)
  5. Reggie Bass Reggie Bass 6'4" | SG Arsenal Tech | 2022 State #175 Nation IN of Team Teague (Illinois) 

Playing up on 17U and Shining!

  1. Parker Friedrichsen Parker Friedrichsen 6'4" | SG Bixby | 2023 State #84 Nation OK of Tulsa Hawks
  2. Eddrin Bronson Eddrin Bronson 6'1" | PG Tampa Catholic | 2023 State FL of Judah Nation 
  3. Robert Taylor Robert Taylor 6'6" | SF St. Marks School | 2021 State III of Meanstreets
  4. Romeo Bell of NEBC Elite

High Major Offer Next?

  1. Parker Friedrichsen Parker Friedrichsen 6'4" | SG Bixby | 2023 State #84 Nation OK of Tulsa Hawks
  2. Ryan Conwell Ryan Conwell 6'3" | SG Indianapolis Pike | 2022 State #155 Nation IN of EG10
  3. Davion Sykes Davion Sykes 6'6" | SG Duncanville | 2022 State TX of Beast Up
  4. Bryson Dawkins of Alabama Celtics
  5. Jerome Brewer of NEBC

D1 Offer Next?  ***Not saying they should, just picking five guys that COULD maybe be next on the list for a team

  1. Caleb Young Caleb Young 6'4" | SG Pensacola | 2022 State FL of Judah Nation
  2. Antwaun Massey of KC Spurs
  3. Colby Garland of Old School Wings
  4. Leo Torbor Leo Torbor 6'3" | PG Park Center | 2022 State MN of Minnesota Select
  5. Caleb Shaw of D1 New Mexico

Add Him to the National List!

  1. of Livon Fleur De Lis
  2. Davion Sykes Davion Sykes 6'6" | SG Duncanville | 2022 State TX of Beast Up
  3. Ryan Conwell Ryan Conwell 6'3" | SG Indianapolis Pike | 2022 State #155 Nation IN of EG10
  4. Antwaun Massey of KC Spurs
  5. Jerome Brewer of NEBC