Posted On: 04/23/22 6:47 AM

Adam Ayalew, Houston Wilson and myself were all in attendance for the opening night of Pitt Jam Fest. As we attempted to spread the wealth and take in as much action from local prospects as possible, I break down some of the games that I watched and who caught my eye.

Global Squad vs North Metro Elite (17U)

2023 Springdale Prep/Global Squad guard KJ Gardner KJ Gardner 6'2" | SG Springdale Prep | 2023 State MD was the clear standout from this game. The 6-foot-1 southpaw caught the attention of multiple Division I coaches in attendance thanks to his blend of speed, athleticism and ability to impact the game in a multitude of ways as a combo guard. He was key in helping his team to a win in this matchup and showed his scoring versatility as a mid-range threat off the dribble, finishing above the rim in transition and breaking down his man in quick iso situations with quick crossovers to create space.

Both Yale and Columbia were in attendance for 2023 John Carroll/Global Squad guard Jeannot Basima Jeannot Basima 6'3" | CG John Carroll | 2023 State #126 Nation MD and as usual the 6-foot-3 guard

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