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Under the Radar Showcase 2014 Preview


The Minnesota Twin Cities metro area high school basketball fans are hyped for the summers biggest talent showcase event as the top players from Minnesota face off in a battle with in the classes event to see who's tops. This year's Under The Radar Showcase features exclusive match ups of prospects that would have otherwise never faced one another in competitive games as well as Minnesota's top prospects bring their games to the Twin Cities to end the traveling basketball season.

2015 Prospects preview




Prospect Focus

The Main Attraction Prospects

Marshawn Wilson 6'3 G, Wisconsin United, Hill Murray

"Marshawn Lynch Beast Mode" is the nick name and for good reason Wilson excels at exploding through the lane and punishing defenders with his physicality. Wilson is coming off a breakout spring campaign preforming at high level for Wisconsin United helping lead to be one of the top ranked 17U teams in the nation. Wilson put up some big time performances against top level competition and should be primed to do the same in this year's Under the Radar Showcase.

JT Gibson 6'3 PG, Net Gain, Champlin Park

Gibson is one of the top point guards in the state and is and division 1 recruit. Gibson has had a excellent summer preforming against high caliber competition during the spring for Net Gain. Gibson has consistently competed on a high level is on of the premier prospects from the class and demonstrated that ability in this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Sacar Amin 6'4 SG, Pulley's EYBL, De La Salle

Amin is one of the premier shooting guard prospects in the class, a high flyer with a high caliber shooting guard skill set. Amin is coming off a great spring campaign preforming at high level during the live recruiting periods, racking up a host of offers.

Kyle McKinley 6'10 PF, Net Gain, Stillwater

McKinley is one of the top post prospects from Minnesota's 2015 class, has great regional interest and is a division 1 recruit. McKinley is coming off a good spring campaign for Net Gain and a prospect to keep a eye during this year's 2015 showcase game.

Under The Radar Prospects

Grantham Gillard 6'4 SG, D1 Minnesota, Eden Prairie

Gillard is one of the top shooting guard prospects in the class as well as one of the most under rated players in the class. Gillard possesses a high caliber shooting guard skill, good size as well as athleticism and should be one of prospects with a point to prove with no division 1 offers on the table.

Gach Gach 6'5 SF, Cyclones, Austin

Gach is a versatile wing prospects with great athleticism and explosiveness. Gach is coming off a good spring campaign for the Cyclones competing at high level and should do the same thing in the Under The Radar Showcase against the metro's top prospects.

Randy Matthews 6'8 PF, E1T1, Minneapolis North

One of the metro's most exciting forward prospects with his athleticism,  Matthews is a high flyer and sure to throw down some spectacular dunks. Mathews is one of the most explosive and versatile front court prospects from Minnesota's 2017 class.

Under the Radar exclusive match ups

Guard Match ups:

This year's Under The Radar Showcase brings Minnesota's elite talent as 2 of top guard prospects in the nation De La Salle's Jarvis Johnson playing against Hill Murray's Marshawn Wilson face of in a exclusive Under The Radar Showcase match up. This promises to be a must watch as major division 1 talent bring the real fire to the showcase stage. Another exclusive Under The Radar Showcase match up as De La Salle's Sacar Amin play against Eden Prairie's Grantham Gillard for the first time since Eden Prairie defeated De La Salle early in the 2014 high school season.

Front Court Match ups:

One of the most interesting post match ups is Stillwater's Kyle McKinley  against Minneapolis North's athletic big man Randy Matthews. Another high level match up at the wing forward position as Cretin Derham Hall's Sam Neumann plays against Austin's Gach Gach.

2016 Prospects preview













Prospect Focus

The Main Attraction Prospects

Amar Miller 5'10 PG, Pulley's EYBL 16's

Miller is one of most exciting players to watch in Minnesota high school basketball with his creatively and play making ability. Miller had a excellent spring campaign, solidify his spot as the top point guard prospect in Minnesota's 2016 class over the last year.

Brock Bertram 6'11 C, Pulley's EYBL, Apple Valley

Bertram is Minnesota's premier post prospect in the 2016 class and is a dominant force in the paint. Bertram is coming a great spring campaign preforming at high level in the EYBL and will be a player to watch out for during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Steffon Mitchell 6'7 SF, Fury, Shakopee

Mitchell is the most skilled and complete wing prospects from Minnesota's 2016 class. Mitchell is the prospect to watch if you want to know how play the right way and will demonstrated that great skill for Team Hype during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Reed Nikko 6'9 PF, Net Gain, Maple Grove

Nikko is one of the top prospects from Minnesota's 2016, a skilled forward prospect. Nikko is a division 1 prospect with several offers on the table and will be one of the top post in this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Jamil Jackson 6'5 SG/SF, Pulley's EYBL 16's, Minneapolis North

Jackson is one of the most exciting wing prospects from Minnesota's 2016 class with great potential and ability to play above the rim on both sides of the ball. Jackson is a crowd pleaser with his big time high flying dunks and ally opps.

Under The Radar Prospects

Tyler Peterson 6'2 G, Pulley's EYBL 16's, Centennial

Peterson is one of the most skilled and top guard prospects from Minnesota's 2016 class. Peterson is one of the most under rated guards in Minnesota's 2016 class, look for him to open some eyes with game against the other top guard prospects in this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Sam Baker 6'2 G, Pulley, Benidle St.Margarets

Baker is one of the most skilled and complete guard prospects from Minnesota's 2016 class. Baker continues to progress in a high caliber combo guard and has been flying under the radar during much of the summer. Baker is definitely a prospect to watch out for during this year's Under The Radar Showcase as he feels he has to prove on the metro's biggest stage.

Damario Armstrong 6'1 G, D1 Minnesota, Maranatha

Armstrong is a explosive scoring guard and one of the most slept on guards in Minnesota's 2016 class. Armstrong had a great spring campaign delovoping a more solid lead guard skill set to go along with his great athleticism. Armstrong can get up, look for to make some play above the rim during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Ade Lamu 6'5 G, Pulley, St. Croix Lutheran

Lamu is one of the most slept on guards in Minnesota's 2016 class, playing out of position during the spring Lamu has gone under for his great potential at the guard position. Lamu has a great combo still and will get a chance to display that against the other top guard prospects in the class in this year's Under The Radar Showcase. 

Under the Radar exclusive match ups

Guards Match ups:

 The top point guard prospects in the 2016 class match up against one another as Minnetonka's Amar Miller competes against Minneapolis North's  Patrick Dembley for the first time in year's in a competitive game. Look for these two high caliber point guards to lead their teams with great play making ability. Another explosive match in this class at the combo spot will be a pair of studs Minneapolis North's Tyler Johnson playing against Brooklyn Center's Langdon Kirkwood.

Front Court Match ups:

 One of the exclusive and premier prospect match up of this year's Under the Radar Showcase comes from this class a well anticipated match up as the 2 top post prospects in Minnesota's 2016 class as Apple Valley's Brock Bertram faces off against Mapple Grove's Reed Nikko in a division 1 battle in post. Another high level match up as 2 of the top prospects in the class at the wing forward position as Shakopee's Steffon Mitchell plays against Wayzata's Austin Slater.

2017 Prospects preview












Prospect Focus

The Main Attraction Prospects

Gary Trent Jr 6'4 SG, Pulley's EYBL 16's, Apple Valley

Trent is Minnesota's top prospect in the class and one of the premier shooting guard prospects nationally. Trent has as much potential and talent as prospect as any prospect too ever come out of Minnesota high school basketball. Trent has a high caliber shooting guard skill and the will be on full display against the other top 2017 class prospects during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

McKinley Wright 5'10 PG, Real Athletics 16's, Champlin Park

Wright is a dynamic athlete and is the top point guard prospect in Minnesota's 2017 class. Wright possesses a prototype lead guard skill set, elite explosiveness in the open court and attacking the basket as well great play making ability. Wright is definitely a prospect to keep a eye on during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Simeon Davis 6'4 SG, Wisconsin United, Minnehaha Academy

Davis is one of the most complete, skilled, and top shooting guard prospects from Minnesota's 2017 class. Davis has been playing a high level during this spring for Wisconsin United ending the spring ranked one the 15U teams in the nation. Davis has been putting up some major performances this summer look for him to do the same thing against Minnesota's other top prospects during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Brad Davidson 6'2 G, Pulley's 16's EYBL, Maple Grove

Davidson is one of the most skilled and top guard prospects from Minnesota's 2017 class. Davidson is a floor general and will be one of the leaders of Team Elite during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Under The Radar Prospects

Alex Falcon 6'4 SF, Real Athletics, Centennial

One of most under rated prospects from this year's Under The Radar Showcase Alex Falcon possesses elite level upside and potential. Falcon is a explosive scoring wing, with great athleticism and scoring instincts. Falcon has been making noise during this spring for Real Athletics showing great production and potential look for him to make some big time plays against the other top 2017 prospects on the metro's biggest stage the Under The Radar Showcase.

Jericho Sims 6'5 SF, Cristo Rae

Sims is one of the most skilled, athletic and versatile wing prospects from Minnesota's 2017 class. Sims has never played for any of the top programs and still better than most prospects in the class and should demonstrated against the other top 2017 class prospects on the metro's biggest stage the Under The Radar Showcase. 

DJ Hunter 6'3 SG, Pulley, Minneapolis North

Hunter is one of the most complete and skilled shooting guard prospects from Minnesota's 2017 class. Hunter is one of most impressive prospects during this spring showing great potential and for Howard Pulley, look for him to do the same thing against Minnesota's other top 2017 class prospects during this year's Under The Radar Showcase.

Under the Radar exclusive match ups

Guards Match ups:

The 2017 class game gives us one the most exciting match ups of the event as Apple Valley's Gary Trent Jr plays against Minnehaha Academy Simeon Davis. Another high level guard match up will be Maple Grove's Brad Davidson facing off against Tartan's Jordan Horn in elite guard battle.

Front Court Match ups:

One of the exclusive and premier prospect match up of this year's Under the Radar Showcase comes from this class as De La Salle's Goanar Mar faces off against Albert Lee's Dedoch Chan in a front court battle. Another high level match up at the wing forward position will be Centennial's Alex Falcon playing against Tartan's Emanuel Humphrey.

2018 Prospects preview












Prospect Focus

The Main Attraction Prospects

Shae Mitchell 6'4 SF, Future Stars, Lakeville South

The boy with bounce Mitchell is one of the most exciting players to watch regardless of class, with his ability to play above the rim on both sides of the ball, with his high flying, posterizing dunks and aggressive shot blocking.
Mitchell is elite level athlete and a high caliber division 1 wing prospect.

Goodnews Kpegeol 6'2 SG, Rice Street, North St.Paul

Kpegeol is one of the most dominant prospects throughout this spring, put up big time performances against the other top 2018 class teams over this summer. Kpegeol has great explosiveness in the open court and attacking the basket as well as high caliber finishing ability around the rim.

Sage Booker 6'0 G, 43 Hoops, De La Salle

Booker is on of the most athletic and skilled guard prospects from Minnesota's 2018 class. Booker had a excellent spring campaign preforming at high level during the NY2LA GNBA season the top middle school league in the nation making the GNBA Western Conference 14U All Star team.

Odell Wilson 6'5 F, Future Stars

Wilson is one of the top prospects from Minnesota's 2018 class. Wilson continues to progress into a high caliber forward prospect, showing great production and potential this spring preforming at high level for Future Stars. Wilson has been a dominant force throughout this summer look for him to be a major factor during this year's Under The Radar Showcase 2018 game.

Anthony Davis 6'1 SG, MN Lockdown 16's, Hopkins

Davis is one of the most skilled and top guard prospects from Minnesota's 2018 class. Davis possesses a high caliber combo guard skill set and has been preforming at a level during this spring for MN Lockdown's 16's. Davis has not played against any of the top prospects in the 2018 class and will get a chance to compete against them in metro's biggest stage the Under The Radar Showcase.

Under The Radar Prospects

Zion Stanford 5'4 PG, Future Stars, Minneapolis North

Stanford is one the skilled and fearless point guard prospects from Minnesota's 2018 class. Stanford has elite ball handling ability and is a fun watch his size attacking the basket slashing by larger defenders. Stanford has a chip on his shoulder and will bring his "A" game for the metro's biggest showcase event.

Delawrence Aaron 6'2 F, 43 Hoops, Hopkins

Aaron is one of the most slept on wing forward prospects from Minnesota's 2018 class. Aaron has been preforming at a level for 43 Hoops during the NY2LA GNBA season the top middle school league in the nation. 

Under the Radar exclusive match ups

Guards Match ups:

This 2018 game brings has a match up of two of top guards in the class play against one another for the first time as Hopkins Anthony Davis faces another high caliber guard prospect in North St.Paul's Goodnews Kpegeol. Another great match up the point guard position is Bloomington Kennedy's high caliber point guard Markel Aune facing off against Caledonia young star Owen King.

Front Court Match ups:

This 2018 game brings a exciting match up of 2 young talented front court prospects as Minneapolis North's Odell Wilson faces Cretin Derham Hall's Daniel Oturu. Another high quality front court match up will be Armstrong' s Race Thomson facing off against Cretin Derham Hall's Charlie Dennis.

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