By: Kevin Schneider @BigShotsNation
Washington, DC – In an event that boasted players from DC, MD, VA, PA, DE, WV and GA talent was on display from 7 states. The sixth annual Big Shots DC Top 100 event has had stars like the likes of Prentiss Hubb (Notre Dame), Naji Marshall (Xavier), Bryce Schneider (Richmond), Kiyon Boyd, Kevin Dorsey Jr. (Colorado St.), Brandon Kamga (High Point), Jimmy Boeheim (Syracuse), & more. This year had plenty of future college level players. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Top performers and MVP:
Delahney Williams 2018 6’2 SG Laurel (MD)/Metro All Stars |
Delahney led the DC Top 100 event in scoring at 21 points a game scoring 32 points in Game 1 with the game winner. A downhill driving guard that is extremely to stay in front of and efficient around the rim. He plays to his strengths and does those skills very well. Showed he can run the lead guard spot with his ability to break you down off the bounce and create for himself or teammate. Strong frame that powered through contact with explosive finishes and has touch with variety of shots. Receiving interest from Bowie State. Named DC Top 100 2018 MVP. Twitter: _LilRondo_
Dylan LaNoue 2018 6’2 G Boiling Springs PA Team PA Supernatural |
Dylan is a high flying combo guard. Top leaper in DC Top 100 was electric at the rim with several tomahawk dunks in traffic and the break. A pure shooter with a tight backspin ball. Lanoue was the breakout performer at DC Top 100 where he averaged Patient, athletic point guard/two guard. Likes to attack the rim.
Antonio Green 2018 6’2 G Anacostia (VA)/Axioum Elite |
Antonio was the second leading scorer in DC Top 100 at 17 ppg. Driving guard that can put you on your heels and finish plays. Explosive around the rim. Shot the mid-range jumper, attacks in transition. Understands angles, was a shutdown defender at camp. All Star for Axioum Elite on Big Shots Circuit.
Michael Truong 2018 5’11 PG Wakefield School VA VA Blaze
Michael was the top shooter in DC Top 100 setting the bar in the 3-point contest going 13/15 tying his twin brother Eric and winning in a shootout. An outstanding team leader with great energy and communication as a pure PG. Star guard for Joe Harrington at Wakefield that will be a floor general for Joe. Michael is extremely fast with the ball in hand, gets to his spots with an explosive first step and quick handle averaging 13 ppg at DC Top 100. He and his twin brother Eric have starred in Big Shots for the last 3 years and continue to produce at a high rate. Receiving Division 2/3 interest, also high academic Division 1 college coaches need to take interest. Point guard to watch in VA’s 2018 class.
Eric Truong 2018 5’11 PG Wakefield School VA VA Blaze
Eric is a knockdown shooter. Tied his brother Michael going 13/15 from 3 in 3-Pt Shootout at DC Top 100. An outstanding leader that communicates with high energy and passion like pure PG’s are supposed to do. A college level PG leader that wins games with his grit, IQ and speed. A facilitator off the dribble that is hard to check off the bounce, gets to his spots hitting pull ups or crafty finishes at the rim. Averaged 13 ppg. Receiving Division 2/3 interest. Point guard to watch in VA’s 2018 class.
Isaiah Morgan 2018 6’6 SF Lower Marion (PA) /Positive Image |
Isaiah was the top forward at Big Shots DC Top 100. At 6’6 Morgan is a matchup problem with his length, skill set and ability to stretch the defenders scoring inside-out. Runs the floor in transition and has the body control to finish in traffic off 1 or 2 feet. Isaiah averaged 11 ppg at DC Top 100 scoring in a variety ways even hitting several 3’s, soft touch on post move shots, hit 15 footer. Rebounds high and can defend multiple positions.
Joshua Jones 2018 6’2′ G Long Reach High School MD Maryland Sharks 17U |
Joshua is a slashing lefty guard that is constantly aggressive with his drive game resulting in scoring opportunities. All Star with Maryland Sharks on Big Shots Circuit continued strong play at DC Top 100 averaging 16.5 ppg (22 points in Game 2). He is a versatile player who can get to the rim or hit the mid-range jumper. A top mid-range shooter/scorer in the camp. Like his body control and frame to take the bump and complete the play. Receiving interest from George Mason and Delaware. Twitter: josh_jones35
Jordan Graham 2018 6’0 PG Gaithersburg High School (MD) / Team Vito |
Jordan is a 3-pt threat that scored 14 points hitting 4 3’s in Game 1. Point guard that see the floor gets players involved and can capitalize when his number is called to score. Makes right reads in traffic, hit the floater as well as dropped several dimes to teammates. College level PG receiving interest from Hood college. All Star for Team Vito on Big Shots Circuit. Twitter: jumpman_j14
Nyrell Thomas 2018 5’10 PG Northwestern (MD)/MetroBall VA |
Nyrell is very shifty PG that can score off the bounce. Hit the step back jumper consistently, tight handle got to the rim. Makes the right reads off a ball screen. Solid defender in the passing lanes, active hands.
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