2017 Players to Watch In July

9 Jul

For many in the Class of 2017, it is there first live period of travel basketball.  Here are some players to keep an eye out for by position.

Point Guards

Jermaine Jackson Jr: 5’6″ 1Nation 15u

Armonee Felder: 5’8″ Detroit Pershing, Reach 15u

Amauri Hardy:  6’1″ Southfield, The Family 15u

Malik Ellison: 5’6″ Flint Beecher, Michigan Mustangs-Allison 15u

Christian Rodriguez: 5’9″ Wyoming Godwin Heights, Michigan Mustang-Allison 15u

Ronquavious Southward: 5’9″ Saginaw, Saginaw Underdawgs

Garrett Gardette: 5’8″ Milan, Michigan United 15u

Shonnie Suddeth: 5’9″ Jackson Michigan Mustangs 15u

Christopher Wilson: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, Detroit Stars 15u

Marlin Talley: 5’9″ Ecorse, The Family 15u

Shooting Guards

Matt Beachler: 6’1″ Lowell, Michigan Mustangs-Allison 15u

Michael Flowers: 6’0″ Southfield , 1Nation 15u

Troy Brown: 6’1″ Flint Southwestern, 1Nation 15u

Greg Elliott: 6’0″ Detroit East English Village, Detroit Stars 15u

Ray Mungo: 6’1″ Romulus, The Family 15u

Reme Torbert: 6’1″ Southfield, Reach 15u

Jawan Snoody: 6’2″ Pontiac Academy of Excellence, Reach 15u

Ontario Burnett: 6’5″ Kalamazoo Central, Michigan Mustangs-Allison 15u

Gabe Meriwether: 6’0″ Bellaire, Parallel 45

Cedric Benton: 6’1″ Ann Arbor Pioneer, Common Bond


Brian Bowen: 6’6″ Saginaw Arthur Hill, The Family 16u

Dylan Alderson: 6’3″ Davison, Michigan Mustangs-Allison 15u

DraQuan Bell: 6’3″ Reach 15u

Jamal Cain:  6’5″ Melvindale ABT, Detroit Stars 15u

Austin McCullough: 6’4″ Portage Central, 1Nation 15u

Keion Epps: 6’4″ Detroit Douglass

Brock Washington: 6’3″ Southfield Christian, The Family 15u

Ben Spiker: 6’5″ Clarkston

Reese Middleton: 6’4″ Perry High School, Triple Threat Elite

Koby Boyton: 6’3” Melvindale


Donnie Tillman: 6’6″ Cass Tech, Detroit Stars 15u

Xavier Tillman: 6’6″ Forest Hills Central, Michigan Mustangs-Allison 15u

Jack Ballantyne: 6’8″ Warren De La Salle, 1Nation 15u

Eke Ikechukwu: 6’8″ U of D Jesuit, Stars Basketball

Jaron Faulds: 6’8″ Holt, The Family 15u

Gregory Eboigbodin: 6’8″ U of D Jesuit, Stars Basketball

Elijah Smith: 6’5″ Melvindale ABT, Detroit Stars 15u

Levane Blake: 6’7″ Flint Beecher, Michigan Mustangs-Allison 15u

Will Weems: 6’7″ Detroit Western, The Family 15u

Ross Koella: 6’5″ Grand Haven, Indiana Grind

James Beck: 6’7″ Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills, Michigan Mustangs-Allison 15u

Zach Niewkoop: 6’5″ Wayland Union, ACB Bankhoops 15u

Tre Orr: 6’8″ Detroit Southeastern

Dajon Parker 6’5″ Westland John Glenn, Michigan United 15u

Thanks to Jeff McKinney for helping with this list. Follow Jeff on Twitter: @McKinneysWorld


One Response to “2017 Players to Watch In July”

  1. Donnell Alexander July 9, 2014 at 11:50 pm #

    Hopefully Im on the list for 2016

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