Made Hoops Day 2 recap

by | Aug 1, 2023 | Basketball, High School Basketball, NCAA Basketball

Upper classmen 

Taj Au-Duke

Class of 2024 point guard Taj Au-Duke put on a show on Sunday. In both games he displayed his ability to dominate the game play making, scoring and leading his team. 

Taj has an extremely high IQ that he uses to manipulate defences and making great decision. Taj posses a poise way beyond his years and is never rushed. He is everything you want in a point guard at the the next level. 

He is a floor general, a good catch and shoot shooter, he can finish around the rim with an array of finishes and he is also great in the mid range. 

Any program looking for a player to impact winning right away, should recruit him. 

Tristan Beckford & Efeosa Oligu

Tristan & Efeosa currently hold a number of offers from mid and high major schools. They put on a show this weekend and won their division. These 2 are definitely NBA prospects & it’s no surprise what they were able to accomplish this weekend.  

Sean Blake

Sean Blake is a great scoring point who is strong, athletic and constantly puts pressure on the defence. This weekend Sean showed how he’s developed a 3 point shot off of the dribble. 

Sean is full of potential, he is a student of the game and constantly in the gym.

After a great AAU season, he holds an offer from Vermont, keep him on your radar as he continues to add to his game and improve as a point guard. 

Josiah Francis 

2024 forward,Josiah francis currently holds 2 offers, one from stone hill college & Fairleigh Dickinson after a great AAU season with Canada elite.

This session at made hoops, at 6’8 he showcased his improved handle & used it to get down hill off the dribble, finish around the rim and shoot the 3. 

Josiah is a late bloomer with a lot of potential, with a unique combination of skill, size and explosive athleticism, Francis has a chance to be special. 

Timothy eze-Northern Kings

Timothy Eze is a 6’7 three and D forward who will be a great addition to winning at the next level. Eze is a versatile defender who can guard smaller guards and switch onto bigs. 

Eze can shoot the 3 well, he finishes above the rim in transition and creates extra possessions for his team on offence. 

Kevin Alabi-

Kevin Alabi is a 6’9 forward who currently attends a prep school in Atlanta and plays for Team Huncho. 

He has a high motor, he is strong, athletic and finishes extremely well around the rim, even with contact. 

It’s no surprise he has an array of offers. 

Lower classmen 

Javion Tyndale-U Play 

Class of 2027 guard Javion Tyndale nephew of NBA trainer David Tyndale,is an extremely crafty guard with a high IQ. Arguably the best point guard in his class, Tyndale can shoot it extremely well off of the catch and off of the bounce. 

He’s great at using his change of speed and handle to constantly get in the lane and create for himself an others. 

He is a great decision maker, a pest on defence and has an opportunity to be one of the premier guards for years to come. 

Kyree Taylor-U play

Class of 2027 guard Kyree Taylor is an extremely skilled guard. The point guard is great getting down hill & finishing around the rim. This weekend he did a lot of damage off the bounce, getting out in transition & getting to the free throw line. 

Rasheed Morrison-U Play 

Class of 2024 point guard Rasheed Morrison is a big guard & has all the necessary tools to be special. Rasheed is a big guard, he is great getting down hill and finishing above the rim in transition. Rasheed is also a good catch and shoot shooter & can keep the defence honest. 

Alongside his back court mates Javion and Kyree, Rasheed is a pest on defence and they work really well together to turn the defence over. 

Noah Popazil-Northern kings 

Class of 2027 point guard Noah Popazil was one of the most instrumental keys in the Northern Kings upset over U Play Canada. 

Noah is a floor general and got his team in and out of sets, he is extremely crafty and gets a lot of paint touches to create for himself and his teammates. He can shoot the ball off the bounce and off do the catch and is also great pushing the ball in transition. 

Keep Noah on your radar, he is full of potential.  

Kahlil Barrett-Northern kings

Class of 2027 guard/forward Kahlil Barrett was MVP of his division using his high motor to dominate the game. Kahlil is extremely athletic, he can finish above the rim, shoot it off the catch and he is great playing out of the triple threat. 

Janoy Walkes-TPG 

Class of 2026 point guard Janoy Walkes was instrumental in TPG winning their division, the 2026 point guard is an extremely physical, skilled guard who is great in transition and he can shoot it well off of the bounce and the catch.