2018 Elite Camp Session 2 Live Blog
Day 4 | Friday, July 20th
All games have come to a close and Elite 2 Camp is in the books. What a great week! Thanks for joining our live blog. Tune in this weekend again for Summer Jam Fest!
Our last All Star games are on there way and getting started!
Justin Winston wins MVP of the Top 20 All Star Game
Team Blue takes the Top 20 All Star Game behind a huge game from Justin Winston.
Blue takes the lead 75-72 after a nice run put together by Justin Winston
61-68 after three quarters of play.
Alameer to Scottie for the alley oop jam!
Zach Crisler having a great showing for blue in the All Star Game.
Halfway into the third we have a 4 point game wiht white on top. 55-59
After the first quarter of the Top 20 All star game we have a score of 19-18 with blue on top.
All star teams are set and the Top 20 game is about to commence! Going to be a great game to watch.
Award Ceremonies have begun!
Our championships games are coming to a close and we are getting ready for the Awards Ceremony.
Team 16 gets the win over Team 1 in a thrilling game to watch!
Scottie Lewis is abusing the rim!
Bryan Antoine throws down a poster dunk!
Big game upstairs in the Rec and Scottie Lewis takes on Bryan Antoine!
We are back with an exciting set of games to be played today!
Day 3 | Thursday, July 19th
Games have come to a close and Day 3 is in the books! See you tomorrow for the championship game and all star game!
The last game set starts now!
Camp running smoothly and we are almost on our last game set for the night.
George Washington has offered '19 Big Man John Bol Ajak. Has performed well here @TheHoopGroup Elite Session Two Camp.— Pat Lawless (@PatLawless_) July 20, 2018
Idan Tretout is absolutley on fire on court B1!!!!
Frank Martin, Chris Mack, Fran Dunphy, and assistants from Syracuse, Florida, UConn, Clemson, and Oregon among those watching a matchup between 2019 bigs Aidan Igiehon and Qudus Wahab here at @TheHoopGroup Elite 2— Ari (@ARosenfeldDVHR) July 19, 2018
Not a bad way to spend a live period week. pic.twitter.com/fvUgX5K254— Matt Pooley (@RealMattPooley) July 19, 2018
Eric Fleming throws down a huge dunk!
A close game on court B2 with a little under 2 minutes to play between team 56 and 64.
St. John's Head Coach Chris Mullin is in to see '19 Lester Quinones. @TheHoopGroup— Pat Lawless (@PatLawless_) July 19, 2018
Idris Tretout is lighting up court B1!!
Team 7 survives a late run by Team 2 to win 64-61. Team Two failed to convert on two good looks from three.
Team 2 down by 3 with 19 secnds to play. This game is all going to come down to this!
Team 2 is on a huge run! Down 12 going into the 4th quarter, they have cut the deficit down to just 1. A little under 3 minutes left to play. Catch the end on Court B1!
Xavier, Florida, South Carolina, Boston College, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, Saint Louis, George Washington and Duquesne here for ‘19 Anthony Harris, ‘19 Qudus Wahab and ‘19 Zach Freemantle @TheHoopGroup— Pat Lawless (@PatLawless_) July 19, 2018
A great game being played on court B1. This game is featuring stadouts like Anthony Harris, Qudus Wahab, and Zach Freemantle. A lot of talent!!
Jay Wright, head coach of Villanova is in the building.
Over 75 Divsion 1 College Coaches in the 🏡 so far for Elite Session 2, including head coaches from Syracuse, Miami, Xavier, Florida, Pitt, Virginia Tech, La Salle, Temple and George Washington #BeElite pic.twitter.com/6mAkHmYwwQ— Hoop Group (@TheHoopGroup) July 19, 2018
Florida Head Coach Mike White & assistant coach Darris Nichols are in to see '19 Bryan Antoine. @TheHoopGroup— Pat Lawless (@PatLawless_) July 19, 2018
Games are on there way!
Day 2 | Wednesday, July 18th
Games have come to a close and Day 2 is all wrapped up. See you tomorrow for more action from Elite 2 Camp!
Some notes from tonight at @TheHoopGroup:— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) July 19, 2018
• Jim Boeheim watched Qudus Wahab and John Bol Ajak
• Jim Larranaga was here for Anthony Harris and Isaiah Wong
• Buzz Williams watched Harris and Wahab
• Louisville here for Aiden Igiehon
• Florida and Duke watched Bryan Antoine
We are onto our last game set for the night.
Outdoor courts featuring a lot of big name players right now!
Pumped to keep @TheHoopGroup momentum from camp going this weekend into Spooky Nook for the #SummerJamFest— Jordan Tillotson (@TheRealJTilly) July 19, 2018
Syracuse, UConn, Missouri, Michigan, Louisville, Michigan State and more have already purchased packets.
Where else would you rather be!?
Games are running smoothly here on Day 2 of Elite 2 Camp.
Scottie Lewis throws down a monster dunk, abusing the rim!
Alex Rice and Scottie Lewis are going back and forth at each other on Court B3.
Miami (Fl.) head coach Jim Larranaga and an assistant here to watch Bonner-Prendergast 2019 G Isaiah Wong.— Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) July 18, 2018
Donta Scott with the huge slam on court B2
Scottie Lewis who holds offers from Duke, Kansas, Florida, Villanova, and more getting ready to play on court B3.
Bryan Antoine is showing us why he is one of the best in the nation on court B1!
🌎 Division 1 coaches are here at the opening of Live Period for Elite Session 2. Coaches from Duke, Clemson, Miami, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, Florida, Temple and St. Joseph's part of a huge group in the 🏡 #BeElite pic.twitter.com/QJJUhhNEi9— Hoop Group (@TheHoopGroup) July 18, 2018
The Live Period starts now!
Team Rio is in the building with a lot of talent ready to play!
Not an ideal setting for his playing style, but 2021 center Connor Tierney has made an impression today. At 6’11” with good feet, soft hands and a motor, there’s a lot to like about him and his development. #BeElite pic.twitter.com/kwgu1vtE8d— Eric Hampford (@MADE_Hampford) July 18, 2018
Players entering second workout of the day in preparation for the second week of the Summer Live period. Villanova, Kentucky and Duke confirmed to attend.
Elite 2 Wednesday AM Standouts— Adam Ayalew (@AyalewAdam) July 18, 2018
Charles Thompson pic.twitter.com/x9wI8uqLTz
Five Star Scottie Lewis and Team Rio rolling into Reading for Elite Session 2. Projected to bring Duke, Villanova and Kentucky into watch.
Mikeal Jones has had a strong first game this morning. Girard College 2020 WF has an option to reclass to 2019. No doubt he can help a college program next year — or this year, but that’s not an option.— Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) July 18, 2018
Media and D2/D3 College Coaches beginning to check in before the live period begins at 5:00.
Players warming up with workouts this morning.
Day 1 | Tuesday, July 17th
Campers are getting ready to listen to one of the premier shooting instructors in basketball, Dave Hopla to close out the night. See you on Day 2!
One of these full court games is turning into a dunk party. A lot of athleticism on court B3 from Eric Dixon and Zion Bethea.
Games are going extremely well. Lots of talent here tonight in Reading.
Full court games are going well and the players are going into their last set.
Players have started playing in full court games to showcase their talent.
Amadou Traore is making his presence known at Elite 2 tryouts. The physical 6'8 player from Brooklyn currently holds two offers from St. Francis and Hartford.
Big matchup on court B2 between Niels Lane and Anwar Gill. Between the both of them they currently hold multiple Division I offers.
Eric Dixon is cooking on Court B2. Super physical Villanova committ is a man amongst children here early.
Everything is running smoothly so far on the first day of Elite 2 Camp. Half court games still going on.
Top-75 guard Lester Quinones (@Effort_les) of @NewHeightsNYC is CONFIRMED for Elite Session 2. Holds offers from Maryland, Illinois, Florida, Georgetown, Minnesota, Georgia Tech, Seton Hall, Georgia Tech, Dayton, Providence, West Virginia and Tulane #BeElite pic.twitter.com/SZjG5wwejn— Hoop Group (@TheHoopGroup) July 16, 2018
Half court games have begun.
Players have broken into their teams and are getting ready to start the first set of games.
Players end drills and prepare to split into their tryout teams.
Players start running drills to kick off Elite 2 Camp.