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Big Shots Weekly: Week 10 (Nov. 22 - Nov. 28)

By Big Shots Nation, 11/28/23, 1:00PM EST


BIG SHOTS will be sending weekly recruiting reports on #BIGSHOTS alums, colleges and hoop news nationwide.

Feel free to keep us informed on your recruiting news by following/dm @BigShotsGlobal | @BigShotsToday on X or @BigShotsNation on Instagram or emailing We will be glad to include your news in the report that goes out to over 100,000 people including college coaches of every level and hoops followers nationally.



  • BIG SHOTS attended Charlotte Hoops Challenge this past weekend; check out @BigShotsGlobal on X and @BigShotsNation on IG for highlights and more.
  • Miami commit ESPN No. 51 2024 G Austin Swartz showed his floor game running the point for Cannon. An elite shooter in the 2024 class from distance, One of the best % shooters on the EYBL this past season. The type of skilled shooting combo that flourishes with Coach Larranaga at The U. Wins MVP at Charlotte Hoops Challenge after multiple dominant performances.
  • Isaiah Henry is a strong 6’4 scoring guard that has a knack to finish through contact & converts on high level buckets in a number of ways. His frame/scoring habits will translate to next level quickly. Ranked No. 2 SG in NC 2025 class, Top 125 Nationally holds offers: Clemson, South Carolina, Georgetown, Georgia, VA Tech, Miss State, Temple, USF, App State, ECU, NC A&T, High Point +.
  • 6’1 2025 JD Bowden had 24 points for United Faith in the 72-61 win over Butler at CHCXIV. Holds offers from: A&t, UNCG, WCU, FIU, High Point, Radford. 
  • Top 10 Big in NC ‘25 6’10 Kabba Fanta for Victory Christian making plays on both ends. Blocks shots, plays above the rim, rim protector, runs the floor. Wins Co-MVP at Charlotte Hoops Challenge. 
  • 6’2 G ‘24 Stephen Quinn of Westminster Catawba also got Co-MVP honors at Charlotte Hoops Challenge. Sharp-shooter with high IQ. Standout last year at Virginia Invitational and BIG SHOTS PREP NATIONALS.
  • MSU Denver commit ‘24 Amare Bethel had monster game scoring 33 pts for Charlotte Country Day to get a big win over West Charlotte.
  • ‘25 Titus Ivory hits game-winner gets Charlotte Latin past Harding. 
  • Reigning NCISAA 4A state champions Christ School beat 3A private school Concord Academy at CHCXIV on a big night from ‘24 PG Keenan Wilkins with 25 pts, ‘24 Lleyton Thomas-Johnson  with 18, USC Upstate commit Jamari Briggs with 11, and ‘25 4-Star Zymicah Wilkins with 10. 
  • BIG SHOTS will be attending THE BASH once again in Columbia, SC. Check out @TheBashHoops on both X and IG for more information. Visit below to purchase your tickets:
  • Georgia Southern commit Bray Thomas will be a standout to watch for 5x state champion Gray Collegiate (SC) at The Bash Dec. 8 vs. St. Francis (TX). Bray Thomas ranked No. 1 SF in South Carolina’s 2024 class.
  • 2025 4-Star Treyvon Maddox x Gray Collegiate (SC) at The Bash. Trey Maddox is Ranked No. 1 SF in South Carolina’s 2025 class, No. 77 overall nationally holding offers from Florida State, Boston College, USF, Radford +.
  • 2025 ESPN No. 47 Jeremiah Green is 4 Star PG to watch for Sunrise Christian (KS) at The Bash. Holds offers from TCU, TX A&M, Auburn, OK State, WVU, Alabama, AZ State, Houston, K-State, Missouri, OU, Maryland, LSU, Texas, USC, UCLA, VTech +.
  • One of the nation’s top 2024 point guards & future Kansas State Wildcat David Castillo will be a star to watch for Top 10 nationally ranked Sunrise Christian (KS) at The Bash.
  • 5-Star 2024 prospect VJ Edgecombe of Long Island Lutheran (NY) will be a star to watch at The Bash. Reigning NIBC Player of the Year, holds offers Duke, St. Johns, Baylor, Florida, Kentucky, Florida St, Alabama, Ignite, Miami, UConn, Michigan +
  • Florida State commit 6’10 Alier Maluk & Long Island Lutheran (NY) at The Bash. Alier Malu is ranked Top 50 on ESPN 2025. 
  • Another recent high major commit from Long Island Lutheran (NY) as 2024 4-Star C Godswill Erheriene commits to Seton Hall.
  • 2025 Top 40 prospect Kiyan Anthony x Long Island Lutheran (NY) is coming to The Bash. Kiyan Anthony holds offers from Syracuse, Florida St, Michigan. Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Memphis, Pitt, Seton Hall, Tennessee, WVU, UCF +.
  • Oak Hill (VA) brings several high major 2024 commits along with Top 100 talent to The Bash…Christian Anderson (Michigan Commit), Micah Robinson (TCU Commit), and Jamie Vinson (Vandy Commit).
  • Ridge View (SC) coming to MAKE NOISE on Home court at The Bash, led by Top 5 big in SC 2024 Jayden Pretty & National Top 100 2026 prospect Korie Corbett.  
  • Here comes Legacy Early College (SC) to The Bash. EYBL Scholastic program features numerous D1 prospects highlighted by SC’s top available 2024 big in TJ Copeland, Cole Hansen, Kyelin King, Deston Christian, and Travelle Bryson.
  • Future Arizona State 4-Star Amier Ali x Canyon Academy (AZ) will be at The Bash. No. 46 player in 2024 ESPN National Rankings.
  • 2024 6’7 4-Star Jalik Dunkley-Distant of Canyon Academy (AZ) is a name to keep an eye on in the ‘24 class. Dunkley-Distant is a versatile scorer, plays with a high-motor and is a freak athlete. Holds offers from G-League Ignite, OTE, Syracuse, UCF, Xavier, Creighton, Clemson, Washington State, Pitt, and Rhode Island.
  • 2025 Top 40 prospect Nigel Walls x St. Francis (TX) will be at The Bash. Holds offers from Alabama, Southern Cal,  OU, Miss State, Ole Miss, Auburn, Kansas St, Auburn, TCU, LSU +
  • Get your cameras ready to see Texas commit 5-Star Cam Scott x Lexington High School (SC) at The Bash. Jaxon Prunty and Kaleb Evans also standouts for Lexington High. 
  • Star Studded Match-up tonight…No. 12 Kentucky vs No. 8 Miami will feature some of the top backcourts in the country. BIG SHOTS ALUMS will look to shine in highly anticipated matchup. 
  • 2025 Five-Star G Darryn Peterson has become the first high school athlete to sign an NIL deal with Adidas. The nation's No. 3 prospect included Auburn, South Carolina, OSU, UK, Michigan, MSU and Texas in his top 16.
  • 2024 5-Star Karter Knox recently took official visit to USF, past MVP at Beach Ball Classic in 2022.
  • 2024 Orangeville Prep (ON) F Ethan Brown has committed to Colgate. Past Standout at THE BASH. 
  • 2025 Loyola Blakefield (MD) G Mason Ellison has received an offer from George Mason.
  • 2025 Oak Ridge (FL) F Jamier Jones has received an offer from Ohio State.
  • BIG SHOTS attended Zip Zone Classic (KY), couple top 100 guys match up in a game between Great Crossing and Lyon County.
  • Kentucky Assistants in to watch the matchup between ‘24 Travis Perry (UK Commit) and ‘25 Malachi Moreno recently offered by UK and Clemson- 2 top teams in state of Kentucky faced off. 
  • Pitt wing Zack Austin scores game high 19 points, 8 rebounds in win vs Oregon State. Past MVP at BIG SHOTS PREP NATIONALS.
  • Marshall standout forward Obinna Anochili-Killen with 22 points 6 rebounds vs Kentucky. Averaging 16 ppg 5 rpg shooting 52 FG%.
  • Kanye Clary with 28 points vs Butler. Sophomore PG from Virginia Beach, VA averaging 19.5 ppg for Penn State.
  • BIG SHOTS Alum Dennis Parker Jr. is ACC Rookie of the Week for NC State.
  • BIG SHOTS Alum Kaden Metheny goes off for 20 points which included 7-9 shooting and 5 3 pointers. 
  • Twins Cameron and Cayden Boozer, two of the top prospects in the 2025 class, have taken recent official visits to Miami, Duke, Kentucky, and Florida.
  • 6’7 2024 Wing Jayden Harris of Massanutten Post-Grad has heard from Xavier, Maryland, Texas A&M, San Diego, ECU, Jacksonville State, and UMBC. Currently holds offers from St Bonaventure, Hampton, Loyola MD, and Bryant.
  • SETH HUBBARD hits the #BIGSHOTS to lift Western Michigan over SE Louisiana. Averaging 17 ppg as a sophomore, past standout for Huntington Prep. 
  • 2026 Jayden Hodge 6’5 SG of St. Rose HS (NJ) just picked up an offer from Virginia Tech.
  • Kentucky star freshman guard DJ WAGNER sets his career high 28 points vs Marshall on 10-14 shooting to go with 5 assists. Standout at BIG SHOTS for Team Final.
  • South Carolina commit, Top 100 2025 Eli Ellis named Game MVP for Moravian Prep National at Lighthouse Classic. Eli Ellis NC’s No. 1 PG in 2025.
  • 2026 Nazir Price of Seven Lakes (TX) picks up offer from Mississippi State. Standout at Paul Biancardi Basketball Camp in Charlotte.
  • Manhattan freshman Seydou Traore averaging 15 ppg 10 rpg. All-Star at BIG SHOTS MYRTLE BEACH LIVE for New York Dragons.