Playing basketball at the 17u level is not always easy for a big. Few players of size have the ability to consistently contribute game after game at this level of competition. That's not true for CDH big Daniel Oturu.
DeLaSalle/Howard Pulley shooting guard Gabe Kalscheur is coming off two of the best months of his career helping the Panthers to a 7-1 EYBL record this month and recently winning yet another state title.
The Class AAA state quarterfinals came and went Wednesday at Williams Arena in Minneapolis and while the finishes won’t quite stack up with the drama that unfolded at the Class AAAA level, there were some excellent games and excellent talent on display throughout the day.
Starting tomorrow the Mike Miller Classic will have some big time names in Mitchell and Sioux Falls that you will definitely want to get out and see. Here are the top players to watch in the Corn Palace and Sanford Pentagon.
This is it. The Grassroots/AAU basketball coverage in Minnesota comes to an end now with this article: “Grassroots Review/Look Forward” (17U). Enjoy it and let’s start thinking winter season and then 2017 Grassroots Hoops.
The Final night in Las Vegas was highlighted by tournament runs and big time performances. Race Thompson led the top individual efforts while the Minnesota Comets NY2LA championship was the top team accomplishment.
NHR drove two hours south and two hours back to see Howard Pulley’s much anticipated “win and your are in” game with MoKan on Friday night and it was worth every second of the trip. What about it stood out? Here is our “Friday Night Peach Jam Top Ten”.
Gopher Team Camp continued Saturday with a full day of action on all the courts at the University of Minnesota. NHR was there to cover the action and produce the following notes on the standouts of the day.
Gabe Kalscheur is the third leading scorer on the top team in the EYBL (the Howard Pulley Panthers) and has recently earned a couple scholarship offers reflecting his status as a top performer for both Howard Pulley and the state champion DeLaSalle Islanders.