8th Grade Finale Day 1: Charles Sets Standard

July 12 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

AUGUSTA, GA — The 8th Grade Finale presented by MADE Hoops serves as the incoming freshmen division for the larger event known as the Peach Invitational Tournament. Now in its third year, and run concurrently with Nike’s Peach Jam, it’s clear that the 8th Grade Finale has become the new pinnacle when it comes to youth team tournaments during the summer months…

Insiders Report: John Lucas Enterprises IMSC

May 8 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

HOUSTON, TX – I’m two for two in Houston this year when it comes to the search for new talent. Thanks to John Lucas’ All-Star Weekend Tournament in March and the recent International Middle School Combine (IMSC), the class of 2021 appears to be adding much-needed depth, while the class of 2022 continues to mature with each passing event…

NY2LA SPORTS SWISH ‘N DISH: 2021 WG RECAP

April 4 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

MILWAUKEE, WI — The NY2LA Sports Swish ‘N Dish has become a spring staple for teams in the Midwest. This time around was no exception, as the event hosted many of the region’s top travel organizations, and delivered on its reputation as a stage for previewing elite prospects…

NY2LA Sports Swish ‘N Dish: 2021 PG Recap

April 3 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

MILWAUKEE, WI — Now in its twelfth year, the NY2LA Sports Swish ‘N Dish was once again flush with talent, and proved to be the ideal event to kick off another spring season on the youth hoops circuit…

Pulliam’s Perspective: March Madness Memories

March 23 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

GREENSBORO, N.C. — After spending the last several weeks on the road evaluating youth hoops talent, I am looking forward to enjoying the NCAA Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight match-ups from the comforts of my own home for the first time in many years…

GMR Hot 100 Showcase: 2021 Standouts | Pt. 2

March 22 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. — The Tar Heel State has produced an impressive amount of hoops talent throughout the years, and recently, the “Get Me Recruited” staff has helped a lot of the state’s players gain recruiting attention…

GMR Hot 100 Showcase: 2021 Standouts | Pt. 1

March 21 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. — It was great to support an event in my home state over the weekend as the “Get Me Recruited Hot100 Middle School Showcase” was hosted at Knightdale High School…

ARDSLEY, N.Y. — I recently ventured to the Big Apple to dissect the talent at the inaugural Adidas Select Series Championships…

ARDSLEY, N.Y. — The Adidas Select Series Championship is emerging as a sure-fire event to close the winter calendar on the youth hoops circuit…

Insiders Report: Adidas Select Series Championships

March 13 2017 | Spencer Pulliam

ARDSLEY, N.Y. — When my phone rang in late 2016, it was tough to get excited about another “circuit” hitting the youth hoops schedule. Let’s be honest, the concept isn’t exactly innovative anymore…

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