This past Sunday, the good folks of ProScholars Athletics held their first annual prep showcase at the Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
The highly touted event featured top prospects such as Mohamed Bamba, Hamidou Diallo, Cam Reddish, Brandon Randolph, Isaiah Mucius and Eric Ayala. With this type of talent, it was no wonder that over 30 college coaches from across the country made the trip to Pottstown to see elite level talent go against one another.
Below are the standout performers at the PSA Cardinals Prep Showcase:
Brandon Randolph (2017 6’6 G, Westtown School, PA/Arizona)
The Arizona commit was very aggressive in a 66-45 win over St. James (MD), notching 16 points on the evening. The tall guard who is known for his outside shooting, was a dunking machine on the night with many coming from strong drives to basket.
Hamidou Diallo (2017 6’6 G, Putnam Science, CT)
One of the most athletic guards in the country, Diallo brought the crowd to their feet all night with some nasty slams dunks and acrobatic layups. The fifth-year senior finished with 11 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assist and 2 blocks in a 70-50 win over Phelps School with Kentucky head coach John Calipari in attendance. Diallo, who is eligible for the 2017 NBA Draft, top 6 schools are Indiana, UConn, Kansas, Kentucky, Syracuse and Arizona.
Chase Audige (2018 6’4 G, Hill School, PA)
Audige had a chance to play in front of the home crowd, playing a huge part in a 71-53 win over Isaiah Christopher Academy. The 6’4 combo guard threw down several monstrous dunks while finishing with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assist, causing a headache for ICA. One aspect of Audige game that goes unnoticed is his court vision and his ability to run the point guard position. Audige has offers from St. Joe’s, Rice, Stony Brook, Towson, Drexel and several other schools.
Walter Whyte (2017 6’5 G, St. Luke’s, CT/Boston U.)
The hard-nosed wing was relentless getting to the basket in a 54-52 win over Hun School, finishing with 18 points and 10 rebounds. A Boston University commit, what makes Whyte so special is his tenacity on the court along with his ability to slash the basket where he likes the contact when going up against defenders.
Cam Reddish (2018 6’7 G, Westtown School, PA)
Reddish is one of the top players in the Class of 2018 as he has a impressive skill set to go along with size and athleticism. In Westtown win against St. James, Reddish was in attack mode while also finding his teammates on the night, finishing with 17 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assist. The 6’7 guard is being hounded by the likes of Kentucky, Duke, Syracuse, Arizona and several other high major programs, as many believe Reddish has a chance to be very special at the next level.
Eric Ayala (2018 6’5 G, Putnam Science, PA)
The big guard is one to watch as he is another combo guard that can score at will, defend multiple positions and rebound on the court. In Putnam Science win over Phelps, Ayala stepped up big in the second half, scoring 9 of his 11 points. Ayala was one of the most improved prospects over the summer, helping his We R1 team win the Under Armour Finals.
Mo Bamba (2017 6’11 F/C, Westtown, PA)
Bamba, the No. 2 player in the Class of 2017, was also impressive in Westtown blowout win over St. James, finishing with 11 points in front of Kentucky’s John Calipari. The 6’11 elite big man, is a versatile as they come as he has the ability to hit the outside shot, rebound, run the floor along with many other things. At this point, Bamba has stated several times that he plans to announce in the spring as schools such as Duke, Kentucky, Texas, Michigan, UConn and Harvard are reportedly his leaders.
Isaiah Mucius (2018 6’8 G/F, Saint James, MD)
Another top recruit in the class of 2018, Mucius is a big wing that also possesses elite level of talent on the court. The 6’8 wiry wing who played with a competitive spirit all night, finished with 10 points in Saint James loss to Westtown. Seton Hall, Rutgers, Oregon, Wake Forest, Minnesota and many other schools have already offered Mucius, with many more likely to follow.
Tyler Washington (2019 6’1 G, Hun School, NJ)
One of the youngsters that was on display in the showcase, Washington is a played with much confidence in their 54-52 tough loss to St. Luke’s (CT). The 6’1 point guard is not the quickest, but plays with good poise and is a very solid on-ball defender. Washington finished with 12 points and 6 assist.