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6’2” Tre Jackson
AAU: Team SC
High School: Blythewood

Jackson blew up in July, there is no simpler way to say it. He now is carrying upwards of 20 offers and is being tracked and talked about by Power 5 programs. This was quite the leap for Jackson who was a solid low major prospect heading into July with 4 or so offers. He was spectacular at Phenom’s Summer Jam Team Camp this Summer where he proved to be a high level scorer. Jackson is a lethal shooter, with deep range and has the ball on a string with his handle. In a weak guard class it will be interesting to see if Jackson’s star continues to rise as these Power 5 schools start to miss on kids. One thing is for sure, Jackson really took advantage of the July opportunity.

5’7” Russell Jones
AAU: Team SC
High School Westwood

Jones has always been one of Phenom Hoops’ favorite players. He just plays the game the right way, he has an incredible attitude and he is a monster defender with jet-quick hands and a dogged mentality. Everyone has always questioned Jones’ size, even with two of the past four Big South Players of the Year being 5’7” (Keon Johnson and Saah Nimley), these programs still balked. That is, they balked until Jones absolutely dominated July. In actuality Jones did what he has done for the past two years, it is just now coaches paid attention. He is strong, he has great vision, he can score and he can defend for 94 feet. Simply said, Jones is a winning player. Now he has offers from Winthrop, Longwood and NC A&T.

6’7” CJ Felder
AAU: Upward Stars SE
High School: Sumter

Felder is another one who has been doing what he did in July for a couple years now. He is the reigning MVP of South Carolina’s prestigious Top 80 camp. Felder is incredibly strong and explosive hybrid forward. He is able to out power his way for rebounds, defend multiple positions and out jump his way to easy buckets and free throw shots. After July he now carries offers from the likes of Clemson, Auburn, Virginia Tech, Mississippi St, Georgia Tech, VCU and a host of others. Still young for his grade, there is still a lot of ceiling to go for Felder.

6’7” Dallaz Corbitt
AAU: Team United
High School: Gray Collegiate

Corbitt is an interesting player as he just put football pads on for the first time this past summer. Standing at a long and powerful 6’7”/225 it made sense that he would receive immediate offers and catch quick interest from the likes of Clemson and South Carolina. However, on the basketball court, Corbitt really took off in July, playing on the EYBL with Team United where he shot 78% from the FT line and snagged 4 rebounds and 1 steal per game. Now Corbitt has a host of low major offers, including East Tennessee State and Towson, to choose from. It will be interesting to see what Corbitt picks up on the grid iron this fall.

6’3” Ta’Lon Cooper
AAU: Upward Stars Upstate
High School: Dorman

There was not a hotter name in South Carolina, throughout the month of July, than Ta’Lon Cooper. He started on July 1 with no offers and now has upwards of 10. He had 50+ coaches at every game he played in Phenom’s Summer Havoc where he grabbed numerous offers. Cooper has great length and is able to score the ball. He can act as a solid secondary ball handler and is a steady contributor on the offensive end. SEMO, USC-Upstate, Radford, UNC-Asheville and others are all on board. He will be a starter for Dorman High School, one of the top programs in South Carolina in terms of both wins and talent. Plenty of eyes will be on Cooper, it will be interesting (because he has only held D1 offers for about 4 weeks) to see when he commits.