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For the second year I’ve had the privilege of scouting ECI Team Camp in Jacksonville, NC. This camp is always very competitive and well ran by Mr. Wells Gullage, teams from around the State come in to compete and there is always a good amount of sleeper prospects that can be found, in 2014 I […]


As in past years when I’ve covered the EYBL, I’m always impressed by the format and organization – it’s a fantastic chance to scout many of the top recruits in a single location. This year the big draws were Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum, the #1 and #2 players in the 2016 class respectively. I […]


The second annual NC Top 80 will beheld in Greensboro, NC on March 28, 2015 at Proehlific Park. This event brings in many of the top players in the state and there will be several highly sought after recruits in action, including Dennis Smith, Jr., Edrice “BAM” Adebayo and Jalen Harris.Here is everything you need […]


Today’s NCAA tournament games are going to be a blast – I mean, when are they not? Don’t lament about low scoring or blowouts; you haven’t seen boring until you watch a high school basketball game where one team runs stall ball right from the tip and the final score is 20-6. Now, I’m not […]

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I could have titled this article “I don’t give a damn about your shoes”, because it would effectively have the same meaning, but I wanted to approach this subject more subjectively and how it relates to my philosophy for Basketball Elite, why we scout the way we do and how we go about attending events. […]

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Big South Conference Tournament James Blackburn was able to attend the Big South Mens Conference Tournament held at Coastal Carolina this year. Coming into the tournament, it was hard to predict who would come away with the championship and the chance to represent the Big South at the Big Dance. There were a number of […]