The Adidas Unrivaled Camp had a strong blend of some of the nation’s best players, with talent from the senior class down to the rising sophomore group. The format was simple and effective, with drill stations in the morning and games in the afternoon and evening. The camp concluded with senior and underclassman all-star games.

With many stars to choose from, let’s take a look at who had an impressive camp, why, and the latest on recruiting for these top talents.

LAS VEGAS -- The LeBron James Skills Academy concluded on Saturday with an impressive North Carolina squad methodically putting away a talented Syracuse team 65-52 in the championship. North Carolina was a well-rounded team that received a number of stellar performances from the likes of Ivan Rabb, Aaron Falzon, Malik Monk, Jake Lindsey, Cassius Winston and Aaron Holiday.

Here were some of the standout performances and interesting storylines from the LeBron camp:

Intriguing matchup


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Best of the South recap 

July, 12, 2014
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SUWANEE, Ga. -- The Best of the South travel team tournament that takes place at the Suwanee Sports Academy attracts some of the best individual talent and teams from Atlantic Coast and Southeast United States. This event is loaded with Division 1 prospects.
Let's take a look at a few impressive performances from this highly regarded recruiting live-period event.


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LeBron James Skills Academy recap: Day 3 

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It was an eventful day at the LeBron James Skills Academy as the night session of games was cancelled due to player fatigue and injuries. Isaiah Briscoe, Malik Newman, Stephen Zimmerman, and Troy Brown are just a few of the casualties that succumbed to the injury bug. However, despite one session of games there was an epic encounter between the most dominant player in camp in Ben Simmons and super junior Jayson Tatum, as well as a number of fine performances from those that you'll read about in this edition.

Best all-around

Jayson Tatum
2016, WF, 6-foot-7, 193 pounds


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READING, Pa. -- When it comes to mass recruiting for all levels of college basketball, the Hoop Group Elite Camp is one-stop shopping for college coaches and an annual tradition for programs up and down the East Coast during the first three days of the evaluation period.

This week was no different as over 800 players converged on Albright College for the opportunity to be evaluated by the nearly 300 college coaches who came through during the course of the camp. These were the camp’s biggest winners:


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HYATTSVILLE, Md. -- The inaugural Ty Lawson & Victor Oladipo All-American Camp took place from Wednesday through Friday, welcoming 60 top national prospects to DeMatha Catholic High School for three days of competition, exposure, and instruction from a pair of local NBA players.

Over the course of the three days the event pulled in close to 200 college coaches, including head coaches from Kansas State, Maryland, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Providence, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt, Virginia, among others.

ESPN was in the building to check out the action on Thursday and left with four big takeaways:


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LeBron James Skills Academy recap: Day 2 

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Ivan Rabb, the No. 1 player in the ESPN 100, has had his moments at this camp. However, Ben Simmons is making a strong push for that spot as he has been clearly the best player after a couple of sessions. There is no player in the country who combines skill, savvy and athleticism like Simmons.

Most explosive

Malik Monk
2016, SG, 6-foot-3, 180 pounds


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Weekly commitment update 

July, 11, 2014
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American Athletic Conference
Connecticut
Jalen Adams SG
HT: 6-2 WT: 160
Class of 2015

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PHILADELPHIA -- The Reebok Classic Breakout took a backseat to no other event over the past 48 hours as the staff did a tremendous job of putting together a deep and talented roster, which in turn attracted over 200 Division I college coaches including dozens of high-profile head coaches. Here's a look at which players were most impressive throughout the first two days of action:

Best pure point guard: Derryck Thornton


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LeBron James Skills Academy recap: Day 1 

July, 10, 2014
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With all the speculation over LeBron James' next destination, he still found time to exhibit his elaborate skill set with all the campers as he leapfrogged from one court to another. However, he wasn't the only star of the day as local product Stephen Zimmerman dazzled onlookers with his vast skill set. Zimmerman wasn't the only camper that stood out as Syracuse-bound Malachi Richardson, multiskilled Miles Bridges, and 2017 stud DeAndre Ayton all had their moments.

Best Player

Ben Simmons

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- There was a major buzz inside the gym of Philadelphia University as the clock struck 5 p.m. and the likes of John Calipari, Rick Pitino, Kevin Ollie, Larry Brown, John Beilein, Bo Ryan, and dozens of other high profile head coaches kicked off the July evaluation period at the Reebok Breakout Camp.

Marquee matchup


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With the recent commitment of Daniel Giddens to Ohio State, 33 of the top 100 players in the Class of 2015 already have verbally committed, even though the July evaluation period is just beginning. These prospects sometimes get less media attention because they have already made their decisions, but they are still being constantly evaluated by our staff.

Let’s take a look at five committed prospects from the 2015 class who are performing well and could see jumps in their rankings:


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ESPN 100 center Daniel Giddens committed to Ohio State over finalists Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas and Wake Forest, giving the Buckeyes their fourth four-star recruit.

What does the nation's No. 55 player bring to Thad Matta's crew? Let's break it down:

Why he committed: Post players were a major need for Matta's roster and Giddens, a 6-foot-10 center, will help fill that void in a huge way. He gives the Buckeyes a true low-post presence, especially defensively, and is a rim-rattling finisher with great upside.

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Fab Frosh Camp recap 

July, 3, 2014
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ATLANTA -- Each year, the Clay Dade Fab Frosh Camp gives us our first look at the incoming class of high school freshmen. This year's camp lacked any superstar standouts but showed a balance that could lead to a deep 2018 class moving forward.

Here are five of the better prospects in attendance who are worth keeping an eye on in the future:


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As ESPN.com's countdown of the top college basketball coaches continues, here’s a look at the recruiting philosophy of Kentucky’s John Calipari:


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