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INDIANA TOP 80 EVENT RECAPS

Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 1

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations   Team 1 Coach: Steve Lynch   #2: 5’8 ’21 Chuck Worsham (Adams HS, South Bend, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of speeds and the ability to command the court, Chuck Worsham. Offensively, he has the ability to hit mid-range jump shot or attack the rim. He was able to get his teammates involved early and often. Defensively, he was a strong on and...

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Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 2

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations   Team 2 Coach: Dustin Harvey   #3: 5’9 ’21 Phillip Robles II (St. Josephs HS, South Bend, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of speeds and the ability to command the court, Phillip Robles II. He is a solid solid point guard who showed the ability to get others involved in the offense. Robles II showed the ability to put the ball in the basket,...

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Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 3

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations   Team 3 Coach: Kellen Dunham   #4: 5’10 ’21 Cole McDaniel (New Castle HS, New Castle, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of craftiness and ability at the offensive end of the court, Cole McDaniel. Offensively, he showed the ability to score at all three levels, excelling from outside the three-point line. In addition to his scoring ability, he...

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Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 4

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations   Team 4 Coach: Jordan Gathers   #5: 5’10 ’20 Michael Holmes (New Castle HS, New Castle, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of craftiness and ability at the offensive end of the court, Michael Holmes. He’s a crafty point guard with the ability to take the ball to the basket. His ability to penetrate the defense made him a threat every time he had...

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Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 5

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations   Team 5 Coach: Shaun Busick   #6: 5’10 ’19 Garrett Pollard (Westfield HS, Westfield, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of craftiness and ability at the offensive end of the court, Garrett Pollard. He’s a gifted point guard with the ability to get to the rim. His ability to penetrate the defense made him a threat every time he had the ball in his...

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Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 6

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations   Team 6 Coach: Alantae Crawford   #7: 5’10 ’20 Hunter Jackson (Arsenal Technical HS, Indianapolis, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with lots of speeds and the ability to command the court, Hunter Jackson. Jackson is a high energy player at both ends of the court, and his willingness to get everyone involved makes him a prototypical point guard prospect....

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Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 7

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations   Team 7 Coach: Matthew Qualters   #9: 5’11 ’19 Cameron Maul (Ben Davis HS, Indianapolis, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of craftiness and natural athletic ability, Cameron Maul. He’s a gifted point guard with extreme quickness and the ability to get to the rim. While his quickness is one of his best traits, he possesses the ability to score...

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Indy Top 80: Evaluation Team 8

Indiana Top 80 Evaluations (Matthew Qualters) Team 8 Coach: Don Bowling   #11: 5’11 ’19 Tyrus Bever (Covington Community HS, Covington, IN) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of speeds and the ability to command the court, Tyrus Bever. He’s an extremely skilled point guard who possesses the quickness to get to the rim. While his quickness is one of his best traits, he is an...

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Indy Top 80 Award Winners

The 4th Annual Indy Top 80 has enjoyed tremendous success in just a short period of time. From the inaugural Indy Top 80, the likes of Jaren Jackson, Kris Wilkes, Kyle Guy, Joey Brunk, and Desmond Bane all participated in the event that featured the top players in the state regardless of class. In the basketball crazy state of Indiana, there is definitely no shortage of talent and again the Indy...

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Indiana Top 80 Player Recaps — Breakout Performers

6’8” 2019 Jalen Johnson of Emmerich Manual HS (Indianapolis) All of the coaches and all of the scouts in attendance quickly fell for Johnson. As early as the skills and drills portion, he was giving all out performances. Each station, he would show something new in, drop stops, jump shots, moving his feet, etc…Once the games started and he knocked out a 36-point performance in game one, it was...

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Indiana Top 80 Player Recaps — 2019 Quick Hitters

5’10” Garrett Pollard of Wesfield HS (Westfield) – A high IQ point guard who did a good job getting into the paint. He distributed the ball well and created great angles, spacing off the bounce. D3s and NAIAs should be looking. 6’ Keith Rupert of Mt Vernon HS (Indianapolis) – Rupert is a throwback type point guard. He displayed a natural feel for the game to go with a great pace and handle. He...

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An Insider’s Take: Grant Gelon Commits to Missouri State

An Insider’s Take Grant Gelon Commits to Missouri State By Jamie Shaw Sharp Shooter Gelon signed with Indiana out of Crown Pointe High School. Throughout his senior year, Gelon averaged 14.5 points shooting 41.8% from 3, this comes after averaging 17.5 points on 102 3s on 44% from 3. To say the least, this kid can flat out shoot the ball. Gelon showed up at the 2015 Indiana Top 80 and showcased...

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 7

#7: 5’10 ’19 Blaine Wentzell of Franklin Community (Bargesville) Blaine Wentzell is a strong guard, with the ability to move the ball and put the ball in the basket at the offensive end. In addition to his abilities at the offensive end, Blaine has the ability to defend his opponents extremely well. He has shown the ability to move well without the ball, finding the open spot on the court, so he...

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 8

Indy Top 80 Camp Team 8 Evaluations Coach: Mike Saunders #8: 5’11 ’19 Cameron Maul of Ben Davis (Indianapolis) Cameron Maul is a great teammate, who made everyone around him better at the offensive end. His ability to score at all three levels makes him a threat from all over the court. His ability to finish at the rim over size makes him a threat every time he is able to get into the paint. His...

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 9

Indy Top 80 Camp Team 9 Evaluations Coach: Matt Qualters #9: 5’11 ’19 Daniel McKeeman of Fort Wayne Carroll (Fort Wayne) Daniel McKeeman is point guard that made his presence felt at both ends of the floor with his intensity and hustle. He’s an exceptional ball handler with an impressive ability to pass the ball to teammates and his ability to stretch the floor makes him a threat from anywhere....

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 1

Indiana Top 80 Team 1 Player Recaps #1 5’8” 2020 Colton Brown of Covington HS (Covington, IN) Brown showed a great understanding of team play as well as the ability to score the ball. He was best in catch and shoot situations and really gave great effort both defending the ball and the wing. Brown’s camp coach stated, “Colton has deep range out to 30 feet. He is a good passer and ball handler....

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 2

​Indiana Top 80 Team 2 Player Recaps #2 5’9” 2018 Treyton Smith of North Putnam HS (Coatsville, IN) Smith came into camp with a great attitude, giving great effort throughout the day. He shot best off dribble and was able to get into the paint often. Smith’s camp coach stated, “Treyton does a good job of distributing the basketball. He has the ability to get in the lane and make plays. He has...

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 3

Indiana Top 80 Team 3 Player Recaps #3 5’10” 2019 Zach Banks of Westfield HS (Westfield, IN) Banks had a good concept of team play. He is able to get into the paint, using both hands well. Banks has the ball on a string and is good in transition, especially on defense. Banks’ camp coach stated, “Zach is extremely quick in the open court. He changes speeds very well and is able to penetrate. He...

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 5

Indiana Top 80 Team 5 Player Recaps #5 5’10” 2020 Hunter Jackson of Cathedral HS (Indianapolis, IN) Jackson displayed a high basketball IQ on both ends of the floor. He showed the ability to get into the paint often, using both hands. He has tight ball handing ability with good quickness and passing ability as a true point guard. Jackson’s camp coach stated, “Hunter has an incredible ability to...

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 4

Indiana Top 80 Team 4 Player Recaps #4 5’10” 2020 Jake Friel of Hebron HS (Hebron, IN) Friel gave great effort from start to finish in the event. He has good vision and is able to touch the paint and finish at the rim. Friel’s camp coach stated, “Jake has very good court vision. He does a solid job of finding the open shooter off of penetration. He always looks to push the ball, he can shoot it...

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Indiana Top 80 Evaluations: Team 6

Indy Top 80 Camp Team 6 Evaluations Coach: Steven Bennett #6: 5’10 ’19 Xavier Overstreet of Homestead (Fort Wayne) Xavier Overstreet is a lead guard, who is able to make his presence felt at both ends of the court. He’s an exceptional ball handler, and has excellent control of the ball even with his off hand. He is a strong on ball defender, forcing turnovers and making opponents uncomfortable...

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Indiana Top 80 — Event Scoring Leaders

First Name Last Name City School Class Ht. No. Team Average Mason Gillis New Castle New Castle 2019 6’6 70 6 26.7 Jared Hankins Indianapolis Lawrence North 2019 6’4 55 1 22 Austin Boucher Fort Wayne North Side 2018 6’3 40 4 21.7 Jaden Terry Indianapolis Lawrence Central 2018 5’11 11 8 19 Charlie Yoder LaGrange Westview 2020 6’4 57 2 19 Justin Hensley Indianapolis...

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Indiana Top 80 — Today’s 5 to Know

Today’s 5 to Know Indiana Top 80 By Jamie Shaw Year after year, the Indiana Top 80 brings together some of the top talent from across the state of Indiana. With numerous McDonald’s All Americans as alums to go with the countless Division 1 signed players, this event carries an incredibly atmosphere and environment. In this, the third annual event, it was no different. The play was at an...

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Indy Top 80 College Introduction: Josh Riikonen

Today we want to introduce camp coach Josh Riikonen of Elkhart Central High School. The 2nd Annual Indy Top 80 will take place Sunday, October 2nd at Westfield High School. Indiana is a hoop heaven for basketball fans and the state always has some of the best players in the country. This year is no difference, but today we want to introduce camp coach Josh Riikonen of Elkhart Central High...

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Indiana Top 80 Roster

First Name Last Name City School Class Ht. Ali Ali Kendallville East Noble 2019 6’7 Noah Applegate South Bend Penn  2019 6’5 Jeremy  Baker Kokomo Kokomo  2020 6’2 Zach Banks Westfield Westfield 2019 5’10 Carson Barett Lafayette Lafayette Central 2020 6’4 Jack Barrasas Valparasio Valparaiso 2019 6’5 Ashton Beaver Lafayette Lafayette Jeff 2019 6’0 Avery...

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An Insider’s Take: Aaron Henry Commits to Michigan State

An Insider’s Take Aaron Henry Commits to Michigan State By Jamie Shaw 6’6” 2018 wing – Consensusly Ranked in the Nation’s Top 150 By the end of his process Aaron Henry became a very popular name with the mid west high major programs. This makes sense as Henry has an old school feel to his game. A great combination of work ethic to go along with size and a great pace and skill set. Henry’s...

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An Insider’s Take: Deavion Washington Commits to Indiana State

An Insider’s Take Deavion Washington Commits to Indiana State By Jamie Shaw 6’4” 2018 Wing Washington is a tough guard, one who comes in an imposes his will, on both ends, from the get go. He possesses a strong body & athletic frame. He is at his best playing downhill and defends the wing in a tough manner. Washington had a nice recruitment with a double figure offer count, this was a good...

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An Insider’s Take: Aaron Henry Commits to Michigan State

An Insider’s Take Aaron Henry Commits to Michigan State By Jamie Shaw 6’6” 2018 wing – Consensusly Ranked in the Nation’s Top 150 By the end of his process Aaron Henry became a very popular name with the mid west high major programs. This makes sense as Henry has an old school feel to his game. A great combination of work ethic to go along with size and a great pace and skill set. Henry’s...

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An Insider’s Take: Deavion Washington Commits to Indiana State

An Insider’s Take Deavion Washington Commits to Indiana State By Jamie Shaw 6’4” 2018 Wing Washington is a tough guard, one who comes in an imposes his will, on both ends, from the get go. He possesses a strong body & athletic frame. He is at his best playing downhill and defends the wing in a tough manner. Washington had a nice recruitment with a double figure offer count, this was a good...

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6’10” 2019 John Michael Mulloy — Big Time Upside is Here Now

Big Time Upside is Now Here 6’10 ’19 John Michael Mulloy (Carmel High School, Carmel, Indiana) By Rick Lewis John Michael Mulloy was one of the break out players at the 2nd Annual (2016) Indy Top 80 camp last year. The southpaw plays with a high motor combined with a developing skill set. We were impressed with his ability to score with his back to the basket and also his ability to step out and...

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