Takeaways from the ATL Summer Slam

ATL Summer Slam AAU Girls Basketball Hosted by FBC and Insider Exposure July 24-26, 2020 Suwannee, Georgia Suwanee Sports Academy Two premier AAU tournaments this past week, hosted by FBC and Insider Exposure, shed some light on the ‘state’ of girls basketball in the State of Georgia and beyond. The Atlanta Summer Slam and WarContinue reading “Takeaways from the ATL Summer Slam”

Popscout Scouting Report: 2021 Brooke Demetre

Brooke Demetre 6’3 Guard 2021 Mater Dei High School (CA) Stanford commit Brooke started as a freshman for the Lady Monarchs as we’ve seen her game continue to develop since 2019.  She loves to move without the ball and finish around the bucket with either hand.  She runs the court well but could improve herContinue reading “Popscout Scouting Report: 2021 Brooke Demetre”

Jillian Hollingshead G 2021

  2021 Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School 6’4 G Jillian Hollingshead during the 2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic. The game was played on November 16, 2019, at Pace Academy in Atlanta, Georgia.   Thanks and be sure to follow us on social media and YouTube. We appreciate your support.

GA Girls Hoops: Westlake continues to shine

It’s been a while since the Westlake Lady Lions have lost a basketball contest.  Their winning streak currently sits at 32 (per MaxPreps).  MaxPreps also has them sitting pretty in the #4 spot on the MaxPreps Preseason Top 25 National Rankings – 1 spot ahead of Sierra Canyon (CA).  The season has begun and boyContinue reading “GA Girls Hoops: Westlake continues to shine”

Langston Hughes starts fast, finishes strong.

Langston Hughes (GA) traveled to crosstown rival Westlake High (GA) in a game that’s sure to stay on each other’s minds as the season unfolds. Showing no signs of road jitters, Langston Hughes opened up the game on a 15-1 run.  At the end of one, it was 18-6 Langston Hughes.  Things were not lookingContinue reading “Langston Hughes starts fast, finishes strong.”

2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic Standouts

Recap of players who stood up and out during the 2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic’s final day of action on November 16, 2019.  Images by Popscout. Game 1 Denmark 55 vs Maynard Jackson 52 10 -Robert Cowherd  Denmark HS 6’3 CG Class of 2022 (Listed as 6’5 on the submitted team roster) Cold shooting night forContinue reading “2019 Hawks-Naismith Tipoff Classic Standouts”

Popscout Slideshows: USC vs Villanova

Just a few images from the game with a focus on USC’s young freshmen from Socal. An NCAA Division I exhibition basketball game between the Universities of USC Trojans and Villanova Wildcats.  Game played October 18, 2019, at The Galen Center in Los Angeles, CA.  Images by Popscout. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game

Taylor Donaldson: Respect the Grind

We’re going under the hood with student-athletes to find out what makes them tick. On and off the court you feel me.  2020 Taylor Donaldson is a one to watch for her class.  She’s becoming battle-tested on the AAU circuit as we speak and should be on the radar of several D1 suitors as aContinue reading “Taylor Donaldson: Respect the Grind”

Popscout Scouting Reports

Players, keep an eye out on our scouting reports that are geared towards offering advice to student-athletes.  You can take it or let it alone family 😉 Alexis Mark  – 2020 Sierra Canyon High School 5’10 G/F Alexis is a solid defender who brings a defensive presence to her game like no other.  She’s ableContinue reading “Popscout Scouting Reports”

Popscout Scouting Report

Taking a look at a few standouts from the Nike 32nd Annual Fairfax Summer Basketball Classic June 30, 2018 – Final Day of Action Cassius Stanley 6’5 G 2019 Sierra Canyon High School Dynamic play-maker with NBA skill-sets.  At 6’5, can handle in the open court while beating his defender off the dribble. Gets toContinue reading “Popscout Scouting Report”

Popscout Scouting Reports

Taking a look at a few soldiers who appear to be separating themselves from the competition. Evan Mobley 6’11 200  PF/C Class of 2020 ESPN Rating: N/A Offers:  5 Evan is developing into a solid recruit, having offers from major D1’s such as UCLA, USC, Stanford, Alabama, and San Diego State.  Appears to be findingContinue reading “Popscout Scouting Reports”

The Classic @ Damien – PopScout Scouting Reports: Zekiah LoVett

Zekiah LoVett 6’3 SR PG Redondo Union High Class of 2018 Shifty point guard with high caliber ball handling attributes.  Likes to lull defenders to sleep then blow by them with a 1st step or his unique ability to muscle (grab and hold) his way by defenders.  Superior vision in the open court while makingContinue reading “The Classic @ Damien – PopScout Scouting Reports: Zekiah LoVett”

Popscout Scouting Reports: Taking away from a Big Stage.

Food for thought. What do we take away from these big stage tournaments?  Girls Nike TOC, Torrey Pines Holiday Classic, City of Palms Classic, Les Schwab Invitational, The Classic @ Damien 2017, etc.  We, as an evaluator, get a birds-eye look into how players (and programs) truly perform under the big lights – simulating aContinue reading “Popscout Scouting Reports: Taking away from a Big Stage.”