AAU Weekend Preview

Julius Randle

For the first time in a few years college coaches will be allowed to attend AAU events in April. This coming weekend coaches will be out and about and Scout.com plans to cover majority of the weekends major events.

Pitt Jam Fest

Where: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Dates: April 20-22
Event Web Site: Hoop Group's Pitt Jam Fest
Reporting Staff: Brian Snow
Top Teams: Houston Defenders, Atlanta Xpress, DC Assault, New Rens, D1 Sports, Sports U, Westchester Hawks, Team Loaded, Martin's Wolverines, Philly Pride, D12 Warriors, Ohio Basketball Club
Top Players: Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Rysheed Jordan, Nate Britt, Karl Towns, Dwayne Morgan, Tyler Roberson, Monte Morris, Josh Newkirk, Junior Etou, Devin Williams, Jermaine Lawrence
Looking forward to: Jermaine Lawrence and Dwayne Morgan are two prospects that we haven't seen much of, so getting good evaluations on them and watching how they performer with their AAU teams is a top priority.

Pangos Spring Spectacular

Where: Las Vegas, Nev.
Dates: April 20-22
Event Website: Spring Spectacular Schedule
Reporting Staff: Evan Daniels, Josh Gershon
Top Teams: Louisiana Elite, Belmont Shore, Play Hard Play Smart, Las Vegas Prospects
Top Players: Jarrell Martin, Zena Edosomwan, Christian Wood, Dakarai Allen, Tyler Dorsey, Shaquille Carr, Isaiah Bailey, Chris Sandifer
Looking forward to: Dinos Trigonis has done a good job of inviting teams from all over the West Coast to his event and there are numerous underclassmen participating that will get the opportunity to prove themselves on a bigger stage.

adidas Exclusive Run

Where: Las Vegas, Nev.
Dates: April 20-22
Event Website: Exclusive Run Schedule
Reporting Staff: Evan Daniels, Josh Gershon
Top Teams: Florida Rams, Urban DFW, Garner Road, Marc Rowe M4L, NO Elite, Compton Magic, Atlanta Celtics, NJ Playaz, Mass Rivals, Indiana Elite, Louisville Magic
Top Players: Isaiah Hicks, Chris Walker, Kasey Hill Anton Gill, Brannen Greene, Mike Young, Noah Vonleh, D'Angelo Russell, Quentin Snider
Looking forward to: In years past it hasn't been possible to see the main adidas teams in one place in the spring. This year that will change, as they all converge on Las Vegas. So it'll be great to get a good look at what the adidas sponsored squads have early on in the year.

EYBL Minnesota

Where: Minneapolis, Minn.
Dates: April 20-22
Event Website: EYBL Minnesota
Reporting Staff: Scott Phillips
Top Teams Georgia Stars, Team Final, BABC, Team Takeover, Mac Irvin, CP3, Team Texas Titans, Boo Williams, CIA Bounce, Oakland Soldiers
Top Players: Jabari Parker, Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon, Troy Williams, Nick King, BeeJay Anya, Allerik Freeman, Jabari Bird, Tyler Ennis, Anthony Barber, Rondae Jefferson, Marc Loving, James Young, Tommy Hamilton
Looking forward to: Are the wing prospects in the 2013 class for real? Well we will find out really quickly has guys like Troy Williams, Nick King, Jabari Bird, Rondae Jefferson and James Young take the court in Minneapolis.

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