AAU Super Showcases 2014

July 10, 2014

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—If you consider the fact that the NCAA initially certified 172 events for the July evaluation period (11 were subsequently canceled), there are much worse places to start the “summer tour” than Disneyworld and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.  The AAU slate of Super Showcases has become a calling card in recent


Spotlight On: Maryland Belles

May 7, 2014

Shortly after he arrived in Baltimore 12 years ago to teach chemistry at the McDonogh School, Tom Gizzi also took on the role of girls’ basketball coach at the private school in Owings Mills Maryland. He then proceeded to build a solid program that got not only his players noticed by college coaches but showcased



May 2, 2014

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J.—Over 40 Teams from seven states gathered in West Deptford, N.J. for a pre-viewing period tune-up. The event enabled teams to find out what talent they had and how that talent would perform under some early pressure. Some of the Quick Hitters below also attended the USJN East Coast Classic. Several players performed


Boo Williams Fresh Faces

April 23, 2012

With many rising freshman and sophomores making their elite club circuit debut, spring evaluation weekend is always the perfect time to get a look at some new basketball talent. This year’s Boo Williams Nike Invitational was packed with some very impressive fresh faces that will be players to watch in July. It’s hard to tell