Preview: 2012 Pangos All-American Camp
Hicks, Selden part of loaded camp roster
As always, this year’s Pangos All-American camp promises a weekend full of the nation’s top talent competing against each other to capture the attention of coaches, scouts and fans.
The 10th annual event will play out at Cabrillo High School in Long Beach, Calif. and will run from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.
This year’s event is highlighted by several of the nation’s elite prospects from the 2013, 2014 and 2015 classes.
From the class of 2013, North Carolina commit Isaiah Hicks (Webb H.S., N.C.), future Louisville Cardinal Anton Gill (Ravenscroft School, N.C.), and uncommitteds, including Jermaine Lawrence (Pope John XXIII, N.J.), Allerik Freeman (Findlay College Prep, Nev.), Solomon Poole (Terry Parker HS, Fla.) and Jordan Mickey (Grace Prep, Texas) lead the way.
Meanwhile Emmanuel Mudiay (Grace Prep), Cliff Alexander (2014, Curie H.S., Ill.), Wayne Selden (2014, Tilton School, N.H.), Chris McCullough (Salisbury Prep, Conn.), Stanley Johnson (Mater Dei, Calif.), Shaqquan Aaron (Taft H.S., Calif.) and others will represent the class of 2014.
Class of 2015 Pangos prospects include Marcus LoVett (Providence H.S., CA), Stephen Zimmerman (Bishop Gorman, Nev.), Isaiah Briscoe (St. Benedict’s, N.J.), Tyler Dorsey (Ribet Academy, Calif.) and Australian-native, Ben Simmons (Madison Prep, La.).
Players will be treated to nonstop game action and instruction throughout the weekend. On Friday night, players will receive 75 minutes of individual instruction from former NBA and NCAA assistant Dave Miller before the camp’s first slate of games. Saturday’s schedule also features a full slate of games and instruction, including a strength and conditioning workout from Steve Campbell and a Q&A recruiting roundtable with national scouts. The action concludes on Sunday with more games, the announcement of the camp All-Star teams and the Top 40 and Top 20 games.
Last year’s camp featured several of the top players in the country, including Shabazz Muhammed (2012 UCLA commit), Andre Drummond (UConn, NBA Prospect) and Archie Goodwin (2012 Kentucky commit). Others on Pangos’s long alumni list include John Wall (Washington Wizards), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks), James Harden (Oklahoma City Thunder), Anthony Davis (Kentucky, NBA Prospect), Bradley Beal (Florida, NBA Prospect) and Myck Kabongo (Texas).
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