A talented and hungry group of young phenoms hit the hardwood this past weekend in Wisconsin for the first weekend of the inaugural Junior Breakfast of Champions Fall League and players like 8th grade talent Juwan McCloud delivered some excellent performances. We continue our recap of the first week of the JR BOC League with a look at some of the top performances in the Phenom Division report today…
JUWAN MCCLOUD – 2016 – G
Stat Line – 21 points (8-16 FG), 6 Rebounds, 5 Assists, 4 Steals, 0 Turnovers
A stellar and efficient floor game on both ends, McCloud delivered one of the best performances of the weekend across the board. Great job.
CLAYTON NEVILL – 2017 – SF
Stat Line – 0 points (0-1 FG), 7 Rebounds, 2 Steals, 1 Assist, 0 Turnovers
Wasn’t assertive on the offensive end but attacked the glass, was active defensively, and did a lot of the little things to help his team to victory.
BEN TAFT – 2016 – G/F
Stat Line – 11 points (5-9 FG), 1 Assist, 1 Block, 1 Steal, 0 Turnovers
Was efficient in his ability to score the basketball as he finished around the basket and knocked down some mid-range looks as well. Would like him to be more active across the board on both ends in the coming weeks.
ADAM WIECZOREK – 2016 – F
Stat Line – 9 points (4-11 FG), 11 Rebounds, 3 Assists, 1 Block, 1 Steal, 1 Turnover
Delivered a nice opening week with his activity on both ends, his hustle, his aggressiveness on the board, and his decision making. Showed nice instincts and a solid feel for the game combined with decent range. Nice effort.
JOEY MARTUCCI – 2016 – F
Stat Line – 4 points (2-5 FG), 7 Rebounds, 3 Blocks, 1 Steal, 1 Turnover
Was a tough physical force on the defense end and made things happen on the glass as well. Would like to see him be more assertive offensively in the coming weeks.
JOSH MUELLER – 2016 – F/C
Stat Line – 22 points (10-16 FG), 10 Rebounds, 3 Steals, 2 Blocks, 0 Turnovers
Named Player of the Week after a dominant effort on both ends. Needs to build on that and elevate his activity on both ends in the coming weeks.
JORDAN POOLE – 2017 – G
Stat Line – 16 points (6-13 FG), 3 Assists, 1 Rebound, 1 Steal, 1 Turnover
Turned in a solid second half effort filled with some big shots down the stretch. Would like to see him be more assertive and active on both ends moving forward.
DEREK THOMPSON JR. – 2016 – G/F
Stat Line – 8 points (4-7 FG), 4 Rebounds, 4 Assists, 3 Steals, 2 Turnovers
Really enjoyed his performance as he contributed across the board with his activity and hustle. Slashed to the rim well in transition, was active on the glass, made some nice decisions, and played solid defensive in the opening week.
MICHAEL FERRICI – 2016 – F
Stat Line – 6 points (3-8 FG), 11 Rebounds, 0 Turnovers
Really impressed with his instincts and activity on the glass. Look for him to continue to elevate his play as he becomes more assertive on both ends in the coming weeks.
EZEKIEL GUETHS – 2016 – F/C
Stat Line – 11 points (5-9 FG), 9 Rebounds, 1 Turnover
He was efficient and at times dominant in the paint. Finished with consistency, was active on the glass, etc. Another one who should turn in some excellent efforts as he continues to elevate his aggressiveness and activity in the coming weeks.
STEPHEN KRANINGER – 2016 – SG
Stat Line – 14 points (5-10 FG), 2 Rebounds, 1 Assist, 1 Turnover
Showed excellent range with a barrage of three point shots on his way to an efficient effort from the field. Would like to see him be more active across the board in the coming weeks on both ends of the floor.
JEREMIAH WORDS – 2016 – F
Stat Line – 18 points (8-15 FG), 5 Assists, 3 Rebounds, 2 Blocks, 2 Steals, 1 Turnover
Delivered an excellent floor game with contributions and efficiency across the board. Was active in the paint, made some nice passes, etc. Look forward to watching him continue to elevate his play this fall.
NORTH CAROLINA (0-1)
JOB ALEXANDER – 2016 – G
Stat Line – 13 points (6-12 FG), 4 Steals, 2 Assists, 1 Rebound, 4 Turnovers
Played hard on both ends and made things happen in the process. Was excellent on the defensive end and attack the rim well offensively. Would like to see him continue to improve his decision making with the ball and his efficiency, which should reduce his turnovers and elevate his impact across the board in the coming weeks. Nice job.
GEORGE DIXON – 2017 – F
Stat Line – 3 points (1-5 FG), 7 Rebounds, 1 Block, 1 Steal, 3 Turnovers
Played hard on both ends and was assertive on the glass as well. Would like to see him be more aggressive offensively and more active on both ends in the coming weeks. Gave a great effort.
SEAN KUCK – 2016 – G
Stat Line – 19 points (7-17 FG), 8 Rebounds, 2 Assists, 1 Turnover
Was solid in spurts and virtually unstoppable during those times. Has excellent range and a great feel for the game. Needs to stay active and aggressive from start to finish on both ends and he should turn in some big time performances in the process.
ALEC LINDFORS – 2016 – F
Stat Line – 9 points (4-10 FG), 14 Rebounds, 5 Assists, 3 Turnovers
Gave a great effort on both ends and was active offensively, attacked the glass, made some excellent passes, etc. Needs to continue to refine his decisions to improve his efficiency and his overall floor production in the coming weeks. Great job in week 1!
MYLES THOMAS – 2016 – SG
Stat Line – 10 points (4-9 FG), 4 Rebounds, 1 Assist, 1 Steal, 1 Turnover
Showed nice instincts and solid range combined with decent activity on the glass. Look for his production to continue to improve as he continues to elevate his activity on both ends in the coming weeks.
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