The spring AAU recruiting period finished with a bang across the whole country. Events such as Nike’s EYBL in Hampton VA, Philly’s Hoop Group Jam Fest, St. Louis’ Battle of the Arch, and the King James tournament in Ohio all sported a solid group of teams with hundreds of division one players. Indianapolis’ Adidas Spring Classis proved to be no different.
Sporting teams from across the country, the Adidas Spring Classic had the star power and the depth to make a competitive and entertaining tournament from day one. I missed pieces of the tournament while providing coverage of the Pacers-Magic game, so I missed a few games I wanted to check out. Here are some of the top performers that I saw from the weekend….
Bronson Koenig (Wisconsin Swing): The MVP of the tournament, Koenig put on an offensive display that rivaled anything I’ve seen all year. He carried his team to victory against a previously undefeated Eric Gordon All Star’s squad and dropped a whopping 33 points in the championship game against the Michigan Mustangs. Whether it be a three point bomb, a mid range pull-up, a floater, a reverse layup, or a dunk, Koenig has every type of shot in his arsenal. Koenig played like he wanted a spot in the McDonald’s All American roster. If he keeps up that type of play, he may very well get there…