By James Blackburn  National powerhouse Oak Hill Academy played against Hargrave on Monday night at North Surry HS. The game was  two 20-minute halves with college rules. A third period of 12 minutes was also played after as well. The game featured over 26 D-1 players and multiple college coaches and talent scouts were on […]


By James Blackburn I had the opportunity to attend one of Combine Academies recent practices in Charlotte and check out some of their talent on hand. Combine Academy is a prep school that currently has locations in Charlotte and Atlanta and field 5 different teams. If you are a college coach at any level, Combine […]


A few weeks ago I had the privilege of scouting the National High School Tournament in New York City, the atmosphere was amazing and each day the gym was full of talented fans, media and players. Listed below are our very own awards for their tournament as well as some younger players that have the […]


McDonald’s All American Game, DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals, Nike Hoop Summit and Jordan Brand Classic All Feature ESPN 100 Players; Players in the espnW Hoop Girlz 100 Also Televised in McDonalds Game and DICK’S Nationals   ESPN will showcase the next generation of college basketball players in premier events between Monday, March 31, […]

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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. […]


All-County Awards Player of the Year: Trinity Christian Point Guard Dennis Smith Jr. Rookie of the Year: Northwood Temple Point Guard Dakari Johnson Hand Down Man Down Award (Best Shooter): Village Christian Michael Hueitt Jr. & Northwood Temple James Wilson Hustle/High Motor Award: Westover HS Senior Forward Jozef Vanderhorst Teams of the Year: Terry Sanford HS, […]


The second annual Super 60 Showdown, organized by, was held at Knightdale High School near Raleigh, NC on March 21 and it was a loaded event, with top talent from the state and multiple media outlets in attendance. Former NC State and NBA star Chris Washburn shared his own experiences and cautionary tales with […]


The 2015 Triad High School All-Star game and related events are all set for March 22, 2015. The games, the dunk contest and the skill events are all being broadcast by, and here is a handy list of links for all of the games. Tentative official schedule is at the bottom of this article. […]


Jalen Benjamin, C/O 2019- Has a very good feel for the game, good IQ player with outstanding court vision, knocks down shots and knows how to run a team. Has all the tools to be a very good PG in the future, Has impressive lateral quickness that he use to stay in front of his […]