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2018 PITT JAM FESTIVAL BOYS

2018 PITT JAM FESTIVAL BOYS

2018 PITT JAM FEST
David Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, PA
April 22, 2018

 

2018 Pitt Jam Fest

The Pitt Jam Fest is one of the nations largest spring certified events attracting teams from all over the US and Canada.  Great play along multiple brackets with loads of college coaches in attendance.  There were hundreds of teams in the building, NSP paid close attention to the DMV teams 15U Platinum and 16U Elite Divisions.  Here are some players that stood out during the weekend.

     

 DMV STANDOUT PLAYERS

Victory Nayabo - 6'9" - Foward/Center - 2021 - Team Takeover Black

Victory used his length and athletism on to be disruptive on both ends of the floor.  Inside he was dominant finishing plays with powerful dunks.

Zion Russell - 5'11" - Guard - 2021 - 2021 - DC Premier

Zion shot the ball well from the point guard position.  In the DCP victory over WeR1 Zion scored or assisted in all of his team's first 24 points.

Devin Savage - 6'5" - Wing - 2021 - Team Takeover Black

An excellent shooter with range, Devin can change the course of the game with his shooting making multiple 3 pointers in each game he played.

Darius Tilghman - 6'3" - Guard - 2021 - Team Thrill

Darius covers a lot of ground with each step making him very effective in transition, his ability to elevate and hang in the air makes him a good finisher in traffic.

Jakia Robinson - 6'4" - 2021 - Wing - Team Durant

Jakia had the highlight play of the weekend on a thunderous dunk through traffic in which he took off from near the free throw line.  A very athletic guard/wing that was a huge part of Team Durant's 15u platinum bracket championship.

Oluwasegun Durosinmi - 6'9" - 2021 - Post -BWSL

Great length, Oluwasegun is a deterent for oposing teams attempting to get into the lane causing many to settle for outside shots.

James Gross Jr - 6'2" - 2021 - Shooting Guard - DC Premier

Explosive athlete that easily gets to the basket and show range out pass the 3 point line.

Jalen Hall - 5'11" - 2021 - Combo Guard - Team Durant

Jalen's buzzer beating game winner for the 15u platinum bracket championship gave Team Durant the upset victory over the tournament favorite NY Rens.  The win has TD sitting at the top of the loaded 15u division in the DMV.

Guy Fauntleroy - 5'11 - 2021 - Point Guard - Team Takeover Black

Guy made play after play getting in the lane for a score each time his team needed a bucket.  He is a very accomplished rebounder from the point guard position.

A few additional standouts:


Jaden Freeman - BWSL
Zaakir Williamson - DC Premier
Terrence Butler Jr - Team Takeover
Amir Jenkins - Team Thrill
Chase Davis - DC Premier
Donovahn Keyes - Team Durant
Xavier Lipscomb * Team Durant
Nasir Parker - Team Loaded 757
Darius Maddox * - Team Durant
Malcolm Dread - Team Takeover

Brandon Walker * - 6th Man
Amir Gray - DC Premier

* - 16U Division