The Hoop Group Elite Team Camp was littered with a star-studded roster of talent at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania this weekend. There were notable performances put together by a number of talented prospects, including Bishop Loughlin (NY) wing Julian Champagnie. See who impressed MADE Hoops staff the most...
2020 SF Julian Champagnie is in the middle of a huge summer.
The improvement of the 6'7" wing forward has been very impressive since last fall, and colleges are noticing. His versatility is impressive, and he had his motor turned all the way up for Bishop Loughlin over the weekend. He showed three-level scoring ability and a willingness to defend throughout the event, and I really was impressed by his vocal leadership on both ends of the floor.
It's going to be a busy July for the 6'3" shooting guard, who has established himself as one of the elite perimeter slingers in the entire country. In his final game of the weekend at Hoop Group Elite Team Camp, he exploded for eight three's. He's an automatic shooter from deep, but even when he's feeling it, he makes the right decisions and doesn't force the issue, which is most impressive about him.
I was blown away by the Sunday performance of the 6'9" post, who not only is a big body, but a highly skilled prospect. He was really feeling it from the perimeter in the morning game that I watched, but also had no qualms about getting his hands dirty and playing physical basketball in the post. Rutgers became his first high-major offer a few weeks back, and I'd be shocked if he doesn't pick up several more in July.
Now heading into his upperclassman years at Gonzaga College, it's clear that he's looking to take on more of a leadership role for his team. The versatile 6'7" forward is a chippy prospect who embraces physical play on both ends. He's a three-level scorer who seems to be gaining confidence by the week. Rhode Island and Penn State are his most recent offers, and he should rack up several more in the next three weeks.
The 6'11" big man was simply too much for anyone to handle during his time at team camp. It's so impressive how well he moves at his size, showing elite burst and athleticism, which makes him a constant threat for huge put-back dunks and effortless swats on the defensive end. With his motor and overall ability, he's one of the most productive bigs in the country, regardless of class.
Anointed as one of the rising stars in the DMV early in his 8th grade year, the 6'3" shooting guard put together a dazzling final performance at Albright College, scoring 29 points and winning MVP honors for his team as they won the championship. It's important to keep in mind how young he is for his class, and he remains one of the most polished guards in the country in 2021.