June 6, 2006

Texas Elite Camp brings out best of 2008

The class of 2008 in the state of Texas looks to be a deep, talented group with prospects that will be highly recruited at every position. The headliner of the group is Beaumont Kelly guard J'Covan Brown, who led the Golden Triangle preparatory to a private school state title as a sophomore.

Brown flashed his elite level talent during the two-day camp in Austin last week, playing with the pace and feel for the game that most dream about. Whether it is running the screen roll to perfection, making a no-look cross court bounce pass in transition, dropping a floater over a big bodied shot blocker or spinning baseline for a pull up mid-range jumper, Brown makes it look effortless.

Brown was not the only guard on hand that displayed big-time qualities. Austin Bowie's Jeremy Green played very well at the two-day camp and showed the skill set that will make him a highly recruited player in the 2008 class. The 6-foot-3, 175-pound guard with long arms did a little bit of everything. A true combo guard, Green knocked down the open three, found teammates in transition and the half court set for scores, capitalized on opportunities from the free throw line, attacked the lane with physical toughness and threw down a dunk from the right baseline that drew praise from fellow campers.



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