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NBPA Top 100: Killeya-Jones in constant motion

THE RIVALS150: 2015 | 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Day two of the NBPA Top 100 Camp got off to a
solid start with a couple of rounds of morning games. Sacha Killeya-Jones
was a force to be reckoned with and continues to pick up recruiting momentum.
Killeya-Jones
fielding offers
Ever since making a commitment to Virginia during the winter, 6-foot-9
class of 2016 power forward Sacha Killeya-Jones has seen
his stock rise. A few weeks ago, he opened up his recruitment and being back on
the market has done anything to slow the momentum he's picked up with his game.
A North Carolina native who plays his high school ball at Lynchburg (Va.)
Episcopal, Killeya-Jones is a four-star prospect and has outplayed his current
ranking of No. 73 in the rising senior class.
Killeya-Jones has been in constant motion, crashed the glass, hit jumpers and
scored on the interior. He's lean and quick and loving the level of competition
at camp.
"It's been great," said Killeya-Jones. "It's great competition. It's the best
camp there is all summer and I'm glad to be a part of it."
According to Killeya-Jones he's still considering Virginia and feels good about
his relationship with head coach Tony Bennett. However, he said he just
pulled the string on a commitment too early and needs to see what else is out
there.
Because he lives in Chapel Hill, Killeya-Jones is able to regularly play pickup
on the campus of North Carolina and he just picked up an offer from the
Tar Heels. Last weekend he was in Lexington to visit with John Calipari
and picked up a Kentucky offer while Florida and N.C. State have added offers as well.
This time around, Killeya-Jones isn't looking to rush a decision and he'd like
to take some more visits before sitting down with his family to evaluate where
he stands.
"We are probably going to take a couple of more visits this summer," said
Killeya-Jones. "I'll talk to my parents about it then I'll sit down with the
people in my circle and keep everything tight. They have my best interests in
heart. I'll know where I stand but I need to talk to my parents about it and see
how things go."
Thursday morning
Michael PorterClick Playing with the Playaz Basketball Club in Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League, 6-foot-2 combo guard Myles PowellClick Another 2016 player whose stock is on the rise is point guard Alterique GilbertClick news and notesHere to view this Link.. The floor general from Lithonia (Ga.) Miller Grove has looked very good playing the role of distributor. He isn't the biggest guy out there at a little under six-feet tall, but he has outstanding quickness and is going to be a very nice get for either IllinoisClick news and notesHere to view this Link., LouisvilleClick news and notesHere to view this Link., SyracuseClick news and notesHere to view this Link., ConnecticutClick news and notesHere to view this Link. or TexasClick news and notesHere to view this Link..Here to view this Link. has put up big offensive numbers. A stocky jump shooter who has all the confidence in the world in his shot, Powell has been letting the jumper fly at camp. For the most part he's been successful and because of his ability to get hot he's putting up points in impressive flurries. Powell was on an unofficial visit at VCU before getting word that he'd been invited to camp and has done well for himself despite being a late addition.Here to view this Link.,
the No. 2 prospect in the 2017 class, looked aggressive offensive on the offensive end during his morning game. He got in transition for some nice above the rim finishes and showed off his highly polished and skilled game.
Picking right up where he left off at the Under Armour Association stop in New York over Memorial Day, 6-foot-7 combo forward
John PettyClick DeAndre Hunter was productive with his touches on Thursday morning. His bread and butter is an ability to shoot or drive out of the high post but he also swished a few deep threes and played with efficiency. Here to view this Link., a 6-foot-5 wing in the class of 2017, had some nice flashes on Thursday morning. He hit a few nice catch and shoot jumpers, showed off his ability to be an above average secondary ball handler and made good passes.
That 6-foot-3 point guard
Currently, 6-foot-5 tough guy wing Deshawn CorprewClick Playing on their future home floor in the John Paul Jones Arena, Virginia commitments Kyle GuyClick Frank Jackson was going to move up into five-star range from his current slot of No. 31 in the class of 2016 was already a certainty. Based on the athletic and tough guard from Highland (Utah) Lone Peak's play in Charlottesville, he could even push for the national top 10. Previously Rivals.com had viewed him as somewhat of a scoring combo guard but it's becoming clear through his usage of ball screens and floor vision that he's a point guard on the next level. That he's an explosive scorer is just icing on the cake.Here to view this Link. and Ty JeromeClick Frank Jackson was going to move up into five-star range from his current slot of No. 31 in the class of 2016 was already a certainty. Based on the athletic and tough guard from Highland (Utah) Lone Peak's play in Charlottesville, he could even push for the national top 10. Previously Rivals.com had viewed him as somewhat of a scoring combo guard but it's becoming clear through his usage of ball screens and floor vision that he's a point guard on the next level. That he's an explosive scorer is just icing on the cake.Here to view this Link. both backed up their four-star status. Guy is a gritty scorer who can bomb from deep and hit pull-up jumpers while Jerome is a playmaker with good 6-foot-3 size at the point. The duo is playing for the same camp team and appears to have developed some synergy.Here to view this Link. sits just outside of the 2016 Rivals150. However, he's making a serious case for inclusion when
The more we see of 2016 point guard J.J. CaldwellClick it gets updated before July's live periods. He's always been able to attack in transition, rebound and defend but he's sporting a much-improved jumper and says he's been working hard to upgrade that area of his game. Corprew said that he took an unofficial visit to Arkansas-Little Rock and mentioned that he recently shortened his list to Florida State, Cincinnati, Kansas State and Texas.Here to view this Link. the more we are sure that Texas A&MClick it gets updated before July's live periods. He's always been able to attack in transition, rebound and defend but he's sporting a much-improved jumper and says he's been working hard to upgrade that area of his game. Corprew said that he took an unofficial visit to Arkansas-Little Rock and mentioned that he recently shortened his list to Florida State, Cincinnati, Kansas State and Texas.Here to view this Link. fans are going to love his style of play. More importantly, his teammates are going to love his style. A physically tough and speedy point guard, Caldwell is all about breaking down the defense and finding scorers. Few, if any, guards in camp have been doing a better job of finding their shooters spotted up and delivering the ball on target.