Posted On: 08/8/21 7:00 PM

It may be August with the live evaluation periods behind us, but that doesn't mean there isn't basketball to found here in Indiana. On Saturday I made the trip over to Lafayette for Hoop Hype Nationals at Legacy Courts to check out a handful of talent from around the state. It was a great opportunity to get deeper evaluations on some guys that were playing with different teams than they had in July. Thanks to Dustin Harvey with Indiana Ice for having me out to cover the event!

Marcus Ankney (Center Grove H.S. 2023)

Ankney is a 6’3" athletic guard that played at a high level all evening for Indiana Ice Gold 2023. He is a very good shooter from the perimeter and showed off the ability to be an athletic finisher inside when attacking closeouts. Handles the ball well enough to act as a secondary ball handler when necessary. Really like his all-around game as a guy who can score it in bunches.

Matthew Brown Matthew Brown 6'5" | SF Homeschool | 2022 State IN (Homeschool 2022)

It was a breakout night for the homeschool product. Brown went for 29 points in a win over a talented team from California. The 6’5" athletic wing can score it

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