Top Performers: Thanksgiving Hoopfest

Stevie Clark

DUNCANVILLE, Tex. -- Glenn Smith's third annual Thanksgiving Hoopfest was loaded with talent. A handful of prospects raised their play, while others did what we expected and dominated the competition. Who were the weekends top performers?

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Quick Take: What stuck out about Clark was his raw speed and quickness. Defenders had a tough time staying in front of him and Clark made them pay all weekend. His 41-point outburst was fun to watch, as the opposition threw everything they could at him. An elite shooter, Clark has ridiculous range and doesn't need much space to get it off.
Recruiting:Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Marquette, Providence, Tulsa,

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Quick Take: One of the more efficient scorers in the country, Jones went 12-for-16 from the field on his way to 29 points in his only game of the event. Sure he's a great shooter off the catch, but Jones is an all around scorer that can let it go from mid-range, as well as finish at the rim and in transition. Duke is known for having perimeter weapons and Jones appears to be the next in line.
Recruiting: Committed to Duke

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Quick Take: The Thanksgiving Hoopfest was loaded with talent, but none stood taller than Grace Prep standout Jordan Mickey. On Friday he did his damage from the perimeter and showcased his ball skills. A day later he took Fort Bend (Tex.) Travis defenders inside and wore them out around the basket. He has a unique skill set and is strong around the basket. He had a terrific weekend.
Recruiting: Texas A&M, Kansas, Texas, Providence, Houston

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Quick Take: Harrison, one of the elite guards in the 2013 class, got it rolling in the second quarter against Grace Prep when he bodied a defender out of the way, drove the lane and threw down a vicious one-handed slam. A combo guard, Harrison has it all. He can run the show, score it off the bounce and knock down deep jump shots. He's an elite prospect.
Recruiting: Kentucky, Baylor, Texas, Villanova, Maryland

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Quick Take: From a pure scoring standpoint, there aren't many in high school that can produce the way Aaron Harrison can. In fact, his ball skills, strength, ability to create space and score in different ways makes him one of the most difficult guards to defend in high school basketball. He scored 24 in a close loss to Grace Prep.
Recruiting: Kentucky, Baylor, Texas, Villanova, Maryland

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Quick Take: For years analysts and fans have debated Austin and how he projects at the next level. If this weekend was any indication it's clear that Austin, a 7-foot big man, is taking steps in the right direction. He dominated the glass at times and was a force defensively throughout the weekend. He scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in an overtime win against Travis.
Recruiting: Committed to Baylor

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