NORTHBOROUGH, MA — Players with size that possess guard-like skills are rare and also coveted in today’s game. A young prospect with many of those tools is 6-foot-7 forward, Alex Karaban, who just so happens to be a member of the Class of 2022. The eighth-grader is set to make a name for himself in 2018 as he’ll play his first year on the Nike-sponsored EYBL circuit with Expressions Elite. ThePrepInsiders.com recently caught up with Karaban for an update on his development…

Another Swanigan Emerging Out West

April 13 2018 | Calvin Davis

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — There are many elite players that find themselves in search of greater competition in order to improve, and that statement certainly rings true for Trayvaughn Swanigan. While Utah produces a consistent amount of Division I talent, no state can compete individually with the challenge that the national travel circuit presents…

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Trejuan Holloman is the next prospect up in a program rich in point guard history from Khalid El-Amin to Tyus Jones. We caught up with Rene Pulley of the Howard Pulley Program to discuss Holloman, who is among the top point guards in the Class of 2022…

KnoxVegas: Class of 2023 Standout Performers

April 11 2018 | Jeff Bendel

KNOXVILLE, TN — The KnoxVegas Heat Invitational yet again confirmed its value as an important stage for youth teams hoping to place their top prospects on the radar. A number of the region’s most promising up-and-coming seventh-grade talents were on display this past weekend as the Class of 2023 proved that it has a lot offer…

KNOXVILLE, TN — The results are in the books for the 10th annual KnoxVegas Heat Invitational, as the event recently wrapped up another memorable year. Here is part two of the Standout Performers list from the Class of 2022, featuring a handful of prospects to remember with their high school journey set to begin in coming months…

KNOXVILLE, TN — The Volunteer State played host to the 10th annual KnoxVegas Heat Invitational, a spring warm-up event featuring some of the most notable teams from the Southeast region. Though the high school field was strong, many of the strongest prospects emerged from the eighth-grade division, showcasing players from the Class of 2022…

KNOXVILLE, TN — There were multiple grassroots hoops events Tennessee over the weekend, but none more impressive than the 10th annual KnoxVegas Heat Invitational. The long-standing tournament showcased dozens of quality local teams as well as clubs from neighboring states, which included a strong amount of intriguing prospects from the Class of 2021…

Sunday Rewind: #KnoxVegasHeat2k18

April 8 2018 | Jeff Bendel

KNOXVILLE, TN — The 10th Annual KnoxVegas Heat Invitational concluded on Sunday, where many of the Southeast region’s top teams finished their weekend with title runs, resulting in a number of memorable storylines that will become history as the event enters into its second decade of existence…

Saturday Rewind: #KnoxVegasHeat2K18

April 7 2018 | Jeff Bendel

KNOXVILLE, TN — The 10th annual KnoxVegas Heat Invitational continued on Saturday with a number of the Southeast region’s top talents on display. The second day of action from #KnoxVegasHeat2k18 showcased an abundance of talent across all grade levels as several noteworthy storylines came into focus…

Friday Rewind: #KnoxVegasHeat2K18

April 6 2018 | Jeff Bendel

KNOXVILLE, TN — The KnoxVegas Heat Invitational opened its doors for the 10th time on Friday night as more than 100 teams have descended upon eastern Tennessee for a competitive weekend of basketball. This annual event continues to prove its worth as a testing ground for players and teams in search of competition to tune-up for the upcoming NCAA evaluation periods at the end of April. As one of the Southeast region’s best early-season tournaments, expect a number of new names to emerge, while more well-known prospects are aiming to continue building their recruiting profiles. Here’s a quick rundown on the opening night of action at #KnoxVegasHeat2k18…

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