Getting to Know Austin Boucher

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Austin Boucher is a gifted student-athlete in the class of 2018 currently attending North Side High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The talented shooter runs with the Spiece Indy Heat AAU team on the EYBL circuit where he uses his blend of length, ball handling, and vision to help his team garner wins and capture the attention of college programs seeking his skill-set that has become en vogue in modern basketball . Not just an athlete, Boucher works hard in the classroom to maintain his 3.95 GPA and top 10 academic ranking in his high school class.

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Getting to Know Tyler Polley

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Tyler Polley is an elite student-athlete currently attending the Sagemont School in the metropolitan Fort Lauderdale area. Tyler is one of the most coveted high school forwards in the entire country, currently ranked the #83 player overall for the class of 2017 per Rivals. The 6’7 combo-forward is a lengthy and versatile player with the skill set to handle the ball on the perimeter, knock down perimeter jumpshots, and finish at the rim in electrifying fashion. There has been no shortage of suitors on the recruiting front, where Polley has become a priority to programs across the country seeking a prototype wing with a unique blend of size, skill, and athleticism that gives Tyler the potential to be an excellent two-way player at the next level. Best known for highlight reel dunks above the rim, Tyler is also an honor-roll student at Sagemont holding down a 3.2 GPA.

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Getting to Know Anfernee Simons

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Anfernee Simons is an elite student-athlete currently attending Montverde Academy in metropolitan Orlando. Anfernee is one of the most sought after perimeter players in the country, currently ranked #43 overall in the class of 2018 per Scout. The 6’3 combo-guard has absolutely blown up this Spring on the Under Armour circuit, where he leads the 16u division in scoring at 22.9 points per game while shooting an outstanding 43.3% from three. College programs from across the country have no doubt taken notice, and the offers have come in abundance, as college coaches covet the elite shooter with a great handle, and outstanding athleticism.

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Getting to Know Kimani Lawrence

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Kimani Lawrence is an elite student-athlete currently attending New Hampton School in New Hampton, New Hampshire. Kimani is one of the most sought after prospects in the country, currently ranked the #45 player in the class of 2017 per Rivals. Versatility is the word that comes to mind when discussing the 6’7 wing with the skillset to knock down shots from the perimeter, attack the rim off the dribble, finish in transition, all while having the size and athletic ability to be a terrific defender. Averaging 15.7 points and 5.5 rebounds per game on 53.4% from the field on the EYBL circuit this Spring, programs from across the country have prioritized Kimani based on his potential to be an excellent two way player at the next level.

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Joseph Kasperzyk Jr. EYBL Session 4 Highlights (17/Expressions Elite)

Endless Motor Sports was on site in Atlanta to witness 2017 guard Joseph Kasperzyk Jr. (Expressions Elite) have a productive weekend during EYBL session 4. The 6’1″ guard averaged  9.2 points,  2.4 assist and 2.2 steals per game on 42 percent shooting from the field for the weekend in helping Expressions Elite to a 3-2 record. Joseph displayed tbe ability to attack in the open floor, finish with craft around the rim, and play the passing lanes with exceptional timing. See below for highlights

Getting to Know Gabe Brown

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Gabe Brown is an elite student-athlete in the class of 2018 currently attending Belleville High School in Belleville, Michigan. Gabe is just starting his ascent in the state of Michigan, but the 6’6 forward is brimming with potential. Currently a member of The Michigan Mustangs AAU team, Brown is a long and energetic south paw who displays the ability to knock down three pointers off the catch, give multiple efforts on the glass, and dig in on the defensive side of the court.

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Getting to Know Mario Whitley

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Mario Whitley is an elite student-athlete in the class of 2018 currently attending Frankenmuth High School in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Mario is one of the most underrated players in the state of Michigan but is on the verge of making a name for himself on the national stage. The 6’4 wing is a strong and explosive player currently traveling with The Family AAU team where his ability to step out and hit perimeter shots, use his powerful build to get to the rim and finish, and attack the glass are on full display for the multitude of D1 coaches in the stands. Not just a basketball player, Mario understands the importance of hard work in the classroom and how it opens doors for basketball at the collegiate level.

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Getting to Know Duane Washington Jr.

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Duane Washington Jr is an elite student-athlete in the class of 2018 currently attending Grand Rapids Christian High School in Grand Rapids, MI. Duane isn’t yet on the national radar but is making waves across Michigan with his sensational summer play. The 6’2 point guard is a savvy player with the skill set to knock down perimeter shots off the catch or off the bounce, create easy looks for his teammates, control pace and tempo, and score in flurries. Just starting his recruitment process, Duane Washington Jr is sure to accrue an extensive offer sheet with continued quality play during the summer period.

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Donnie Tillman NBPA Top 100 Camp Highlights

Donnie Tillman (17/Findlay Prep) had a very strong showing at the NBPA Top 100 Camp on the campus of the University of Virginia last week. The 6’7 combo forward displayed his trademark ballhandling and toughness on the glass, but his perimeter jumpshot looks much improved from both midrange and three, whether off the dribble or the catch. Always considered an athletic playmaking forward with great vision, Donnie has shown tremendous strides in his jumpshot in recent months in elite settings at both the Pangos All American and NBPA Top 100 camps. Already a matchup nightmare because of his versatility, Donnie is nearly unstoppable when the jumpshot is falling.

See highlights of Donnie at the NBPA Top 100 Camp courtesy of Rivals:

Isaiah Livers UM Visit Reaction

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Endless Motor Sports had the privilege of speaking with 2017 4 star Isaiah Livers (Meanstreets/Kalamazoo Central) fresh off his unofficial visit and academic tour to the University of Michigan. Isaiah recaps the visit mechanics, the role UM envisions him in, and potential plans for a return visit. Head coach John Beilein and UM have intensified the interest in the 6’8 combo forward in recent weeks, as Livers was a Spring stock-riser on the EYBL circuit where he averaged 10 points and 5.5 rebounds per game, while shooting 53.2% from the field and 40.5% from distance. It’s hard not to like the fit between Isaiah and UM, as Livers has the ability to knock down perimeter shots from both mid-range and deep, good enough ball skills to make plays off the dribble from the 3-4 position, all while having the size and athletic ability to attack the glass.

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