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Preview: Big Shots MLK High School Tourney Town Showcase | Jan. 18 | Greensboro, NC

By Big Shots Nation, 01/13/20, 11:15AM EST


Over 30 Division 1 prospects playing

Jan. 18, 2020
Greensboro, NC
Ben L Smith HS
Greensboro, NC - Big Shots will present The MLK High School Tourney Town Showcase, taking place at Ben L. Smith High School on Saturday January 18, 2020. This event features 14 top boys high school teams including Smith, Moravian Prep, Piedmont Classical, Eastern Guilford, Westover, Salisbury, Reidsville, Gray Collegiate, High Point Christian, High Point Wesleyan, Salem Baptist, Faith Assembly, and Winston Salem Prep
Big Shots is proud to bring The MLK High School Tourney Town Showcase to Smith High School for the second consecutive year. The MLK High School Tourney Town Showcase will showcase some of North Carolina and South Carolina’s most talented players including over 30 rated Division 1 prospects highlighting top prospects in NC State commits Top 40 Josh Hall and Top 100 Shakeel Moore, Murray State signee Nick McMullen, Silas Mason, D’Marco Dunn and many other of Carolina’s best.
Tickets for this event are $10 which includes all 7 games. Tickets will be sold at the door. First game starts at 11:00am. 
“This is by far the best event in the triad this weekend. You will see a lot of future college players showcase their talent on a huge stage” – Coach Partee
Previous players that have played in this event include Caleb and Cody Martin, Jeremy Harris, Sacha Kalia-Jones, Xavier Hill-Maiyes, Ty Graves, Deondre Overton, DJ Burns, Brandon Hough, Blake Harris, Carson McCorkle, Cam Hayes, Tommy Bruner and Hendon Hooker.
11:00 AM Moravian Prep Regional vs. Salem Baptist
12:30 PM Winston Salem Prep vs. Piedmont Classical
2:00 PM Moravian Prep National vs. Faith Assembly
3:30 PM Westover vs. Eastern Guilford
5:00 PM Salisbury vs. Reidsville
6:30 PM Smith vs. Gray Collegiate (SC)
8:00 PM High Point Christian vs. Wesleyan Christian 
Josh Hall 2020 6’9 SF Moravian Prep - NC State signee
Shakeel Moore 2020 6’1 PG Moravian Prep - NC State signee
Nick McMullen 2020 6’7 PF Ben L Smith - Murray State signee
Evan Joyner 2020 6’6 W Piedmont Classical - NC A&T signee
Silas Mason 2020 6’6 SF Ben L Smith
Amarie Haynie 2022 6’0 PG Moravian Prep
D’Marco Dunn 2021 6’3 SG Westover
Jamahri Harvey 2020 6’4 SG Moravian Prep
Breon Pass 2021 5’11 PG Reidsville    
Jamarii Thomas 2021 6’1 PG Piedmont Classical
KJ Garrett 2021 6’1 PG High Point Christian    
Kaleb Brooks 2020 6’7 SG Wesleyan Christian
Trent McIntyre 2020 6’4 PG Piedmont Classical    
Stephon Minor 2020 5’10 PG Winston Salem Prep
Blane St. Clair 2021 6’4 SG Moravian Prep Regional
Anthony Chavez-Sellars 2021 6’6 SF Winston Salem Prep    
Latavian Lawrence 2020 6’5 SF Gray Collegiate
Chase McDuffie 2021 6’4 SG Gray Collegiate
Shad Thomas 2021 6’5 SF Salem Baptist
Tauris Watson 2020 6’2 PG Gray Collegiate 
11:00 AM Moravian Prep Regional vs. Salem Baptist
Coach: Jeremy Ellis
Tavis Bridges 2021 6’8 PF Moravian Prep NC Team Felton        
Interest: App State    
    Athletic lengthy PF, averaging 10 ppg 5 rpg, putting up big numbers as jr, / D1 upside @tavisbridges124
Perez Bowser 2021 6’2 PG Moravian Prep Regional NC Team Loaded 704                Smooth shooting PG / puts up numbers / pure release with range / plays fast / D1 talent / All Star: CLT     @perez_bowser    
Hamilton Campbell 2022 6’0 PG Moravian Prep Regional
Blane St. Clair 2021 6’4 SG Moravian Prep Regional NC PSB Elite    
Offers: Lees McRae, DePaul    
    Leads team at 12 ppg 3 rpg, Springy wing, skilled, rebounds. Sleeper in NC 2021 class, avg 21 ppg as soph.
Eli Ellis 2025 5’10 PG Moravian Prep Regional
    NC’s top 2025 prospect, elite shooter, scorer off catch and bounce, as tough & skilled as they come
Brayden Crump 2024 6’7 SF Moravian Prep Regional
    A top prospect in NC 2024 class, stretch forward, shooter, high level skills
Tee Bryan 2020 6’5 SF Moravian Prep Regional
    Driver, competes 
Parker Grant 2020 6’3 SG Moravian Prep Regional
    Scoring combo guard, put up big numbers in Big Shots with SC Kings
Coach: Drew Glupker
Zach Shumate 2020 6’8 PF Salem Baptist NC Carolina Wolves NC    
Offers: Newberry, Coker, Concord, New Hampshire   
    Stretch forward, high motor, shoots 3,  inside-out game.    shumatezach24
Ethan Pegram 2021 6’0 PG Salem Baptist
Shad Thomas 2021 6’5 SF Salem Baptist
    Athletic slashing wing
Brandon Summers 2020 6’9 C Salem Baptist
12:30 PM Winston Salem Prep vs. Piedmont Classical
Coach: Kenneth Free Jr.
Jamarii Thomas    2021    6'1    PG    Piedmont Classical    NC    NL Disciples Elite    Offers: Lees-McRae    
    Athletic scoring PG, sleeper in NC 2021 averaging 15.9 ppg and 2.8 apg.  Pushes the ball in transition, strong driver, fights through contact, shoots the 3, gamer! @JamariiThomas
Trent McIntyre    2020    6'4    SG    Piedmont Classical    NC    NL Disciples Elite 
Offers: Campbell, WV Wesleyan    
    Versatile guard, tough, defends, long athletic PG, good feel in transition, D1/D2+ recruiting, one of the toughest competitors in NC 2020 class, Averaging 10.9 ppg 4.4 rpg and 3.1 apg
Evan Joyner    2020    6'6    W    Piedmont Classical    NC    Garner Road    
Signed: NC A&T    
    Lengthy slashing wing, versatile, plays/defends multiple positions, makes winning plays
Jalen King Joiner    2020    6'5    SG    Piedmont Classical    NC    Team Wall 
Offers: Lees Mcrae, Mars Hill    
    Athletic wing, high flyer, hits 15', upside, driver @JalenJoiner
Qualeem Poindexter     2020    5'11    PG    Piedmont Classical    NC    Greensboro Warriors    
    Lefty 3 point shooter, confident shooter with range, makes big shots
Coach:  Andre Gould
Stephon Minor 2020 5’10 PG Winston Salem Prep NC Team Winston        
    Strong PG, downhill driver gets into paint, averaging 14.4 ppg and 6 apg. / led Team Winston in ppg in CLT  / D2+ - LM- prospect. All Star: CLT Biancardi /    @StephenMinor11
Anthony Chavez-Sellars 2021 6’6 SF Winston Salem Prep    NC Team Winston
Offers: Winthrop, Tulsa, Charlotte, High Point    
    Springy 3-4 combo / competes on glass / runs floor, high riser at rim / versatile, tough defender / All Star: Winston, CLT Biancardi    @hoodieant_
Troy Mills 2021 6’2 SG Winston Salem Prep NC
    Leads WSP at 15.3 ppg, scoring combo guard
Zaire Patterson 2020 6’6 PF Winston Salem Prep NC
FB Offers: South Carolina, Duke, ECU, Florida +
    Big body, 4-star football recruit, 7’+ wingspan, paint presence, rebounds, blocks shots    
2:00 PM Moravian Prep National vs. Faith Assembly
Coach: Antonio Lowe
Josh Hall    2020    6'9    SF    Moravian Prep NC    Team Loaded NC    
Signed: NC STATE    
    Top 30 prospect nationally, HM+ length & stroke, springy game, strokes 3, 3-level scorer, NC’s top scorer & prospect, explosive at rim at 6’9, creates mismatch problem with skillset & versatility. Now rebounding at high rate and defending at high level. Future pro, averaging 24.0 ppg and 4.5 rpg    @jay5mula
Shakeel Moore    2020    6'1    PG    Moravian Prep NC    Team CP3    
Signed: NC STATE    
    Top two-way point guard in NC, Top 100 talent, lockdown defender that has elite gear/athleticism, lefty that is hard to stop going left, tough streak,  high motor PG, attacks - plays above rim - Isaiah Thomas like with stop and pop game. Averaging 14.4ppg, 4rpg and 3 apg.  @TheShakeelMoore
Amarie Haynie 2022 6’1 PG Moravian Prep NC
Offers: Ole Miss, UAB
    Speedy high level PG that is a hot prospect, now in 2022 class is amongst the elite PG’s in NC’s 2022 group. Confident lead guard, gets downhill and finishes in traffic. Similar to Shakeel Moore in that he has produced for years now receiving deserved recruiting
Jamahri Harvey    2020    6'4    SG    Moravian Prep NC    Team Loaded NC    
Offers: Longwood, St. Bonaventure, Nebraska, Rider, Elon, Mount St. Mary's, Robert Morris, Quinnipiac, Hofstra, UNC-Wilmington, North Carolina A&T, South Carolina State, Hampton, Fayetteville State    
    Scoring combo off the bounce, big guard, fluid in transition - Plays with pace - Has size that is very intriguing to MM+/HM-. Will be successful at next level. Defends multiple positions    @thejayharvey14
Javarzia Belton    2020    6'10    C    Moravian Prep    NC    Team Loaded NC    
Offers: Charleston, SC State, Wichita State, Wake Forest, UMBC, UNLV
    HM frame, strong big, rebounds - 10 feet and in scorer, finishes through contact - High level shot blocker - a top big in NC's 2020 class - battling injuries, competes    @jbelton01
Luke Davis    2020    6'7    SF    Moravian Prep    NC    Team Wall        
    As springy as they come in NC's 2020 class, Hybrid forward, quick riser that elevates at the rim and on his jumper making it hard to defend. Face up game, beats slower 4’s on drives
Jordan Wildy 2021 6’9 PF Moravian Prep NC Team Loaded
Offers: Western Carolina    
    Stretch forward with MM+/high level upside, skilled
Darrius Davis 2021 6’4 SG Moravian Prep
Offers: Rhode Island, Lasalle    
    High level motor at wing spot / Athletic lefty slasher, combo guard driver / high motor, plays above rim, PA native / Defensive specialist, shutdown defender / All Star in Big Shots since '17    @15_DarriusDavis
Coach: Marvin Reed
Marvin Reed Jr.    2020    6'3    G    Faith Assembly NC    Team Disciples    
    Lefty PG with length, driver, changes gear, scores in traffic, coach’s son makes right reads 
3:30 PM Westover vs. Eastern Guilford
Coach: Joseph Spinks
Kadyn ‘KD’ Dawkins     2021    5'9    PG    Eastern Guilford    NC    Team Cobras            Always productive, averaging 22.2 ppg 7.3 apg 3.9 rpg and 2.0 spg, Quick speed PG, scorer, facilitator for EG, big shot maker
Kamell Smith 2021 6’5 SG Eastern Guilford NC NC Ice
    High flyer, athletic wing, 2-way player with length and motor, rebounds, averaging 12.3 ppg 9.8 rpg
Omarion Johnson 2020 6’3 SG Eastern Guilford 
    Glue guy, active wing
Jayron Rankin 2021 6’1 G Eastern Guilford
    Quick, defensive stopper, motor
Coach: George Stackhouse
D’Marco Dunn 2021 6’3 SG Westover
Offers: VCU, ECU, UC Riverside
    Combo guard that is as hot as any in NC 2021 class, Averaging 21 ppg 8 rpg 2.8 spg, active driver, gets downhill, transfer from West that now receiving heavy recruiting
Traymond Willis-Shaw 2020 6’7 F Westover
    Athletic 3-4 combo averaging 13.5 ppg 6.9 rpg
    5:00 PM Salisbury vs. Reidsville
Coach: Jason Ross
Breon Pass     2021     6’2     PG Reidsville NC Team CP3    
Offers: NC State, ECU, Elon    
    Top 20 NC 2021, a top 5 PG in NC 2021 class averaging 16.8 ppg 6.6 apg 5.1 rpg and 2.8 spg. State champ football, 2-sport star, winner! 23 ppg as soph. Pure PG, gets all involved can deliver off bounce. Springy at rim, converts D to O. High major layup shooter, strokes 3    @PassBreon
Auldon Edwards 2020 6’4 G is a
    Scoring wing with length, Averaging 18.4 ppg and 6.4 rpg. 2-sport star holds multiple D1 football offers
Coach: Bryan Withers
Zavier Kesler 2020 6’2 G Salisbury NC
    Averages 15.6 ppg, 6 rpg, 3 apg
Nate Brown 2021 6’5 F
    6 rpg
Cameron Stout 2022 6’1 G
    Leads team in 3-point fgs, also avg 4 rpg
Jalon Walker 2022 6’3 F 
    Highly recruited football player that averages 8 rebounds and 4 blocks since his return to the court from Hornet’s runner-up football season.
6:30 PM Smith vs. Gray Collegiate (SC)
Gray Collegiate (SC)
Coach: Dion Bethea
Latavian Lawrence 2020 6’5 SF Gray Collegiate SC Carolina Wolves         
Offers: Cleveland State / Interest from Charleston Southern, UNC Asheville, USC Upstate, Hampton & Queens University.
    Having breakout season averaging 16 ppg 6 rpg and 4 blks / Athletic lengthy wing, super explosive at 6'5, shoots the 3, All Star: CLT, Transfer from Silver Bluff to Gray Collegiate 
Tauris Watson 2020 6’2 PG Gray Collegiate SC Upward Stars PeeDee    
Offers: SC State, Coker, Catawba
    A bucket, leads Gray at 20 ppg 4 rpg and 3 spg. Strong built guard at 6-2, loves to be in attack mode, gets to line at high rate like most great scorers, finishes well through contact, good athlete that can finish above the rim, want to see him drive more right (left-handed) / D2+/LM- prospect /
Zaire Rogers 2020 6’5 SF Gray Collegiate SC Jersey Playaz    
Offers: St. Peters    
    Transfer from Immaculate Concepcion (NJ) / standout for Jersey Playaz on EYBL / rebounder, athlete, competes     @ZaireRogers_3
Chase McDuffie    2021    6'4    SG    Gray Collegiate    SC    Carolina Pressure    Offers:  St. Bonaventure, Fayetteville State, Winthrop, Wyoming / interest from Western Carolina, Charleston, Gardner Webb, Charleston Southern & Clemson. 
    Top 3-point shooter SC 2021 averaging 10 ppg and 4 rpg, big guard, confident, winner, Top 10 SC 2021 / will be the player Dion Bethea dials up to get a bucket as Gray Collegiate looks to 3-peat as state champs.    @mcduffiechase
Chris Rhone    2021    6'3    SG    Gray Collegiate    SC    Carolina Pressure            Strong SG with athleticism and skill set, Rhone ranks in the top 40 in South Carolina's 2021 rankings.    @beezwitdabutter
Brandon Gardner    2023    6'5    PF    Gray Collegiate    SC
    High flyer, Top 5 SC 2023 prospect, D1 prospect
Tory Kelly    2022    6'0    PG    Gray Collegiate    SC    Carolina Cavs        
    PG facilitator for Gray, a top 5 SC 2022 PG     torykelly12
Coach: Derrick Partee
Silas Mason    2020    6'6    SF    Ben L Smith    NC    Team Felton    Offers: Florida, OK St, Charlotte, Houston, Hampton, WCU, UNCG, ECU, DePaul, Georgetown, Wichita St, High Pt, Providence, ODU, Central Conn St, Elon, App St, UAB, Kansas St, Wichita State    
    A top available prospect in NC 2020, averaging 20.4ppg  and 7.2 rpg / Slashing lefty - Scores at rim, explosive plays above rim - Lengthy frame, gets to line / hitting mid-range jumper, rebounding at high rate / @TheSilas_Mason
Nick McMullen 2020    6'7    PF    Ben L Smith    NC    Team Felton    Signed: MURRAY STATE    
    A top rebounder in NC 2020 class, High motor lefty, active on the glass, 15 feet and in, face up game, goes by slower 4’s, averaging 15.1 ppg 9.6 rpg / @mvp13army
Khalid Hinds    2020    5'11    PG    Ben L Smith    NC    Greensboro Warriors
Offers:     Mid Atlantic Christian University.
    11.5 ppg 5 apg and 2.7 spg Quick PG / defends/ competes / sets tone on O & D
Jordan Williams    2020    6'4    SF    Ben L Smith    NC    Greensboro Warriors    
Offers:     Mid Atlantic Christian University
        Athletic slasher, versatile, D2 prospect    @Jcwilliams2020 
Juwelz Hargrove 2021 6’6  SF
Interest: NC A&T, Ball State, Houston Baptist and UNCG
    D1 wing prospect averaging 8.3 ppg and 5.2 rpg.
8:00 PM High Point Christian vs. Wesleyan Christian
Coach: Joseph Cooper
Landon Sutton     2020    6'0    PG    High Point Christian    NC    Carolina Wolves NC    
Offers: WV Tech, Piedmont College / Interest: Lynchburg, Hampden-Sydney,Randolph Macon, William Peace
    Leads HPCA at 19 ppg and 5 rpg, Shooting combo, effortless stroke from 3, good ball handling skills, makes sound decisions with the ball. excels off ball screens and knockdown shooter off penetration, active player, makes hustle plays, high academic     @landonsutton24
KJ Garrett    2021    6'1    PG    High Point Christian    NC    Team Felton     
Offers: New Hampshire, NC A&T    
    Aggressive lead guard that plays with pace, experienced, advanced reads and playmaking ability, gets to rim, averaging 17 ppg 5 apg 4 rpg 3 spg., a top 10 PG in NC 2021    @ballislife_kj1
Coach: CJ Lee
Kaleb Brooks    2020    6'7    SG    Wesleyan Christian    NC                        Sleeper in NC’s 2020 class, produces, shooter with length, averaging 17.0 ppg and 6.5 rpg, @KalebBrooks6
Aisaiah Phillips    2021    6'1    PG    Wesleyan Christian    NC    Team Felton    
Offers: NC A&T    
    Averaging 16.0 ppg 4.5 rpg and 3.5 apg, past MVP at Big Shots Myrtle Beach Live, D1 scoring point guard, playmaker off the bounce
Matthew Patterson    2020    6'4    SG    Wesleyan Christian    NC                    Athletic, high riser - length frame - active in passing lanes    
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