Reebok Breakout: 2012 Standouts

Jonathan Milligan

PHILADELPHIA -- Reebok Breakout Camp got underway on Wednesday and the camp brought in prospects spanning four different classes. In this installment Scout.com examines the standout 2012 prospects.

Jonathan Milligan, PG – Heading into camp there wasn't much information, if any, on this 6-foot lead guard out of Arizona. But the Casa Grande (Ariz.) Union guard managed a big day in front of college coaches. He impressed with his speed and even caused last years No. 1 Draft pick John Wall to say, "he's super nice." He's a crafty handler that didn't back down from the competition. He still needs to get stronger and show his shot, but he certainly was the breakout guy on day one.

Kedar Edwards, SG – It didn't take long for Edwards to get the mid-major coaches in attendance excited. The 6-foot-4 slashing wing played with energy and finished when once he got in the paint. While he did knock down a three and hit a floater, Edwards was at his best in attack mode and making plays as he drove to the basket.

Nick Stauskas, SG – Of all the campers, Stauskas was among the most productive during opening day of camp. His reputation is as a shooter, but he really is capable of doing more. He made a couple of plays in transition, had a pair of impressive baseline drives and showed the range of his jump shot. Michigan locked him up early and he appears to be a perfect fit for their offense and style of play.

Tevin Glass, PF – The power forward out of Atlanta has a game that fits with the run and jump style of camp ball and that showed on day one. A terrific athlete, Glass uses his tremendous hops to grab boards, block shots and thrown down dunks both in transition and in the half court set. He runs the floor extremely well and even faced up a defender and dropped in floater when he attacked the rim.


Bolden has big day
Chris Bolden, SG – During his two camp games on Wednesday, Bolden made an impression on the college coaches. A 6-foot-2 guard, Bolden showed an impressive jump shot with range that extends well past the three-point line. On top of that, Bolden made moves to the basket and finished through contact once he made his way to the rim. Despite being known as a shooter, Bolden showed he could do more than that.

Jevon Thomas, PG – One of the better lead guards at camp was this 6-foot guard headed to St. John's. He's fast and tough to contain when he's looking to get into the paint. He showed a nice pull-up jump shot, as he knocked in a handful of mid-range jumpers on the day, but he also displayed an ability to create opportunities for teammates.

Daniel Dingle, PF/SF – While he was listed as a small forward, it's my opinion that Dingle is more effective in a combo forward role where he plays inside and out. That's exactly how he played during the first day of camp and he played quite well. Dingle was active, aggressively attacking the basket and finished very well inside. He's an intriguing because of his size, length and ability to maneuver for buckets.

Kamari Murphy, PF – From a pure production standpoint, Murphy, a 6-foot-7 power forward, was among the top big men in attendance. Blessed with a nice set of hands, Murphy caught everything thrown his way and once the ball made its way to his hands he found a way to score. He showed a right jump hook, faced up for mid-range jump shots and scored off put backs.

Eric Jacobsen, C – One of the few true centers at the camp, Jacobsen, an Arizona State commit, made his presence known early and often in the paint. He fought for position on the block, demanded the ball and showed nice touch around the basket. He won't impress with his athleticism, but he will with his IQ, ability to pass out of double teams and when he shows his jump hook.

Chris Reyes, PF – One of the better power forward performers of the day, Reyes showed a versatile game. A solid athlete, Reyes was active in the paint looking for boards and showed good mobility. What stood out the most was his consistent mid-range jump shot. Through two games, Reyes hit at least five mid-range jumpers and added a three-pointer.

*Ray Lee, a senior out of Michigan, is a talented guard. He's quick, athletic and a talented scorer. He will have plenty of opportunities to improve his stock and gain more interest from high major programs in July.

*After a so-so first game, Kareem Canty, a four-star guard, picked up his play in the second session. He was able to find his way into the lane and made plays in transition.

*One of the fastest and more athletic guards at camp is Carlton Ford. The 6-foot-1 guard pushes the tempo at every opportunity. He still needs to learn how to control his speed, but he's certainly a talent.

*Since our last glance at Josh Smith in March the 6-foot-8, 275-pound big man has shown improvement. He's a below the rim guy, but he has a big, strong frame, can hit face up jump shots and has soft touch inside.

*There were a handful of undersized, but energetic power forwards at camp and Michael Obacha was one of the better ones. The 6-foot-7 power forward ran the floor, works hard inside and fights for rebounds.

*Much like Obache, Timahj Parker, a 6-foot-6, 205-pounder, is an undersized forward that gets things done inside. He brings energy, gets on the glass and showed a mid-range jump shot.

*In a down class of point guards, Daiquan Walker has an opportunity to move up the charts and make a name for himself among coaches in July. In one game he hit a three, knocked down a mid-range pull-up and had a pair of finishes at the rim.

*Florida native Billydee Williams got hot in his second game of the day, as he knocked down a handful of long range threes. The athletic wing prospect also got out in transition and threw down a handful of dunks.

*Tariq Carey had a solid day. The 6-foot-2 guard made plays, attacked the basket and even worked in a few jump shots. He also proved to be a hard worker, doing extra skill development activities when his team was scheduled for a break.

*Ray Lee claims offers from Xavier, Central Florida, Iowa State and Baylor. He also mentioned interest from Texas, Tennessee, Iowa, Louisville and Florida State.

*Kareem Canty said he's "wide open." He mentioned Miami, Xavier, Seton Hall, Baylor, UCLA, Oklahoma, Providence, Northwestern and Florida State.

*Langston Walker mentioned Colorado, California, Stanford, Washington State, UTEP, Boston College, Marquette and West Virginia as the schools recruiting him.

*Chris Bolden said he has scholarship offers from Miami, USC, Mississippi, George Mason, Marquette and Virginia. He also has interest from Tennessee.

*Daniel Dingle said Auburn, Temple, Xavier and Florida were his top four schools. He also mentioned Texas and Seton Hall.

*Jonathan Milligan said he's heard from Clemson, Oregon State, Central Michigan and San Francisco.

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