Lessons from the first live period
What our scouts learned during the month's first open evaluation period
Thanks to three open evaluation periods for college coaches resulting in a multitude of big-time events across the country, July is generally the month you learn the most in basketball recruiting.
So with the first live period (July 10-14) over and our team of scouts out at events like the LeBron James Skills Academy, Nike Peach Jam, adidas Invitational, Reebout Breakout Classis, Hoop Group Elite Camp and a pair of SoCal events, it's the perfect time to check in and see what they learned from the first evaluation period. We'll check in again following the second (July 17-21) and third (July 24-28) July periods as well.
What was the biggest thing you learned from the first evaluation period?
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JULY RECRUITING WRAP
The all-important July recruiting period is over. What were the big storylines and what did our experts learn?