All of the top talent in high school basketball was in action this past week and weekend at the various shoe company AAU championship events.
The action was all centered on the southeast part of the country, with the Nike EYBL Peach Jam at North Augusta, South Carolina, the Under Armour Finals in Atlanta, and the Adidas Summer Championships in Hoover, Alabama.
Below is a summary of how Indiana’s top recruiting targets performed at the Nike EYBL Peach Jam and Peach Invitational this past week and weekend.
AJ Hoggard: Hoggard averaged 12.6 points per game for the PSA Cardinals on 43.9% shooting overall including 36.4% from behind the three-point line. The 6-foot-4 point guard added 5.2 assists, 4 turnovers, 3.8 rebounds and 1 steal per game in five contests.
Hassan Diarra: Diarra averaged 16 points per game for the PSA Cardinals on 40.6% shooting overall including 30.6% from three-point range. The 6-foot-3 Diarra added 4.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 2.4 turnovers and 1.4 steals per game in five contests.
Matt Cross: Cross’ BABC squad did not qualify for the Peach Jam and instead played in the nearby Peach Invitational. In two reported games, the 6-foot-7 forward averaged 22 points on 41.2% shooting including 31.8% from the three point line. Cross added 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 turnovers and 1 steal per contest.
Caleb Love: Love only played in one game at the Peach Invitational for Bradley Beal according to the EYBL site. He scored 22 points on 33.3% shooting including 23.1% from behind the three-point line. The 6-foot-3 point guard added 6 assists, 5 rebounds, 5 turnovers and 3 steals.
Terrence Clarke: Currently in the class of 2021, Clarke averaged 14.2 points on 34.2% shooting overall including just a 1-for-22 showing from long range. The 6-foot-7 Clarke added 3.4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2.8 turnovers and 1 steal per contest for Expressions Elite.
RJ Davis: Davis averaged 21.4 points per contest while shooting 36.1% overall including 30.4% from behind the three-point line. The 6-foot Davis added 7.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 2.2 turnovers and 2 steals per contest in five appearances for New York Renaissance.
Lynn Greer III: Greer averaged 3 points per game while shooting 26.3% from the field overall and 25% from three point-range. The 6-foot-3 point guard added 4.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.8 turnovers per contest for Team Takeover.
Jaemyn Brakefield: The Mississippi based forward averaged 14.8 points on 48.3% shooting overall including 33.3% shooting from behind the arc in five games. The 6-foot-8 Brakefield added 7 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 3.4 turnovers and 1 steal per contest for Phenom University.
Davion Bradford: Bradford’s MoKan Elite squad (Juwan Morgan’s former AAU team) won the Peach Jam title. The 7-foot Bradford averaged 2.8 points on 35% shooting. He added 3.4 rebounds playing in around 10 minutes per contest.
DJ Steward: The Chicago based Steward continued to put up big numbers at the Peach Jam, averaging 20.4 points while shooting 48.2% from the field overall including 39.2% from long range. Steward added 6.2 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 3.4 turnovers and 1.4 steals per contest for MeanStreets.
Luke Goode: Fort Wayne based Goode continued to play up a year with the Indy Heat at Peach Jam. He averaged 5.7 points while shooting 33.3% from the field overall and 30% from three-point range. Goode added 3.4 rebounds and 2 assists in around 16 minutes of action per contest.
Caleb Furst: Also from Fort Wayne, Furst and the Indy Heat advanced to Bracket Play at the Peach Jam. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 11.2 points while shooting 47% from the field. He added 5.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 turnovers per contest in around 20 minutes of action per game.
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