U16 tip sheet

ESPN profiles some of the players at last weekend’s trials. Part two is here.

Mark Lewis dispels the myth that trying out for USA Basketball increases a player’s recruiting stop.


  1. Just as each time these guys write about kids good or bad, it has nothing to do with what the colleges want. They could see a kid on a good day or a bad, means nothing as they don't see them enough – the college coaches who do their job watch a kid many many times and find out what they are like as individuals, thats something overlooked IMO. There are a lot of kids who even if they are ranked hi will not make it in college as they are too used to getting things handed to them, are one on one players and don't understand what it takes to compete at the college level for a team.