Posted On: 10/20/21 9:56 AM

On Sunday October 10th I attended the Prep Hoops Top-250 EXPO at Inspire Courts in Gilbert, AZ. 

There were about 80 players from five states (NM/CA/CO/NV/AZ) who played three games each with 10 teams of 7-9 players on each team.  

I thought there was good depth at every age group and adequate competition on every court. 


Here are some more 2023 standouts:

Derek Stanley Derek Stanley 6'4" | PF Cibola | 2023 AZ Cibola (Pictured)

A junior forward who scores it primarily inside with efficiency. He has sneaky bounce and stays active to rebound the ball. He will score on put backs off of a rebound plus block shots in his area. He should help the Raiders in the paint. 

Memphis James Memphis James 6'2" | SF Coconino | 2023 AZ Coconino 

Another strong showing for James. He checks many boxes. He has good strength, he passes it well, he cuts to the basket without the ball and he gets on the glass. He can pull-up from mid to the 3 and he brings good energy to the game. 

Vincent Parise Vincent Parise 5'10" | CG Desert Mountain | 2023 State AZ Desert Mountain

Parise shot the ball a little better from the 3pt line with range this event. He is best shooting off the catch and can drive

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