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Stock Riser: 2021 Gavyn Elkamil

Following his strong play at the Sunflower Showcase, Carroll GoL1ve’s Gavyn Elkamil added 5 new D1 offers and many more schools checking in. Elkamil is taking a prep year at Link Year Prep in Branson, MO after an injury to his wrist slowed his high school career down. Early on in this late summer season, it’s paying off for Elkamil by adding those 5 offers to his existing 5 D1 offers like SIU-Edwardsville, Towson, and Northern Colorado, and UMKC. Elkamil is a big-time player that is starting to garner the big-time interest that his game deserves.

At the Sunflower Showcase, Elkamil went back and forth with a good SW Illinois Jets-Blue team who has some good prospects themselves. He finished the game with 27 points, 14 rebounds, and 5 assists and was the best player on the court.

Elkamil is an excellent 3pt shooter, but once the defense comes out to force him off he is also just as deadly going towards the basket and getting downhill. He can create for himself off the dribble with good patience or he can dish to an open teammate. What most impressed us was his on ball defense against a good, up-and-coming prospect in Cole Farrell, and his ability to make things tough for Farrell. Mid-Major and High-Major programs should be getting in now.

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2019 Larry Hughes Elite Camp Preview

Press Release

August 2nd, 2019

RecruitLook Hoops will once again host the Larry Hughes Elite Camp on August 10-11, 2019 in St. Louis. This is an invite-only camp that will bring in some of the top high school basketball recruits from across the country. The two-day event will feature a mixture of 60 national recruits in the 2020, 2021, and 2022 recruiting classes – all getting the chance to learn from NBA-veteran and skills trainers.

NBA veteran, Larry Hughes, along with state-champion high school coach, Justin Tatum, will be the lead instructors for the Camp that will take place at Hughes’ brand-new facility.

Hughes has an impressive resume having played thirteen seasons at the highest level of professional basketball in the NBA. He was drafted by the 76ers in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1998 NBA draft out of Saint Louis University, where he was named Freshman of the Year. Hughes was recognized as a versatile and athletic guard with strong defensive abilities, and was selected to the 2004-2005 All-Defensive 1st Team.

“Larry is passionate about spreading his basketball knowledge to the younger generation, which aligns with our vision and overall goal of RecruitLook Hoops,” says Mike Enright, Founder of RecruitLook. “It’s paramount that we have an influential partner like Larry to assist with the development of the next generation of basketball players.”

This camp will also feature wearable technology that is found in top-notch NBA facilities, including the RSPCT Basketball System to track shots, and the Kinexon’s sports technology cameras to measure player movement. All the data is tracked and logged into a digital locker, which will be shared to college coaches of all levels.

“We founded Larry Hughes Basketball Academy as well as our BTS (Basketball Training System) to develop athletes’ basketball abilities and basketball IQ — as well as their character and life skills,” says Larry Hughes, Founder of LHBA and BTS. “We share the same vision when it comes to assisting youth within the sport of basketball. We’re excited to build leaders on and off the court.”

The Larry Hughes Elite Camp provides athletes with an opportunity to showcase their skills against elite competition, while also learning more about the game of basketball and life-skills from special guests. In addition to the drill work and skills sessions the campers will receive, the camp will focus on teaching valuable lessons off the court.

The camp is not open to the public, only family members of the campers. Media requests need to be submitted to info@recruitlook.com.

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