Posted On: 01/5/22 8:27 PM

The Be Elite Showcase presented some top-tier talent within the state. With a plethora of explosive guards, dominate bigs, and rangy wings here are the prospects that stood out in my evaluation of these great prospects.  

LaBaron Philon LaBaron Philon 6'1" | CG Baker | 2024 AL 6’4 SG/PG Baker 2024
Philon was the most promising prospect of the tournament. Despite his young age, he’s one of the best scorers in the state, regardless of class. The subtleness, smoothness, and overall efficiency make him a can’t miss D1 prospect. Philon seems to always be in control when handling the ball and plays at an even keel tempo. As a shooter, he is effective both off the catch and off the dribble. His effortless release is quick and makes him a significant threat as a stationary shooter. Showed an ability to operate and make reads off pick and roll situations as a playmaker and showed an ability to find the open man throughout the game. Philon is a top-tier prospect in the 2024 class and will be a problem for two more years in the state.

Trent Thomas 6’6 PF/ SF Cottage 2022 
Thomas is an inside-out scorer who can

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