The reigning MVP of the Pangos All-American Camp will be hard pressed to pull off a repeat this weekend in Long Beach, Calif.
of Curie (Chicago)
took top honors home to the Windy City a year ago, but the 11th annual event will be loaded with elite talent courtesy of camp director Dinos Trigonis.
Pangos tips Friday evening at Cabrillo High School and runs through Sunday afternoon.
As of late Tuesday night, Trigonis indicates Alexander is expected to be joined by 247Sports.com's No. 1 prospect in the 2014 class Emmanuel Mudiay
, a do-it-all 6-foot-4 guard from Prime Prep (Dallas)
No. 3 Chris McCullough
, a 6-9 forward committed to Syracuse, No. 5 Kevon Looney
, No. 6 Rashad Vaughn
and No. 9 Daniel Hamilton
are other top 2014 prospects scheduled to participate.
MaxPreps National Junior of the Year Stanley Johnson
of Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
and recent riser Myles Turner
, a 6-10 post player from Trinity (Euless, Texas)
, are other notable rising seniors listed on the preliminary roster.
The Class of 2015 will be represented by Top 10 prospects Elijah Thomas
, a 6-9 forward from Prime Prep, 6-10 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas)
center Stephen Zimmerman
and St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.)
guard Tyler Dorsey
Following attention-grabbing frosh campaigns, Thon Maker
, a 7-footer by way of Sudan and Australia, and Trevor Stanback
, a 6-11 standout at Chaminade (West Hills, Calif.)
, highlight the 2016 contingent.
The Pangos All-American Camp, which has emerged as the West Coast's premier showcase camp, will include individual instruction, a recruiting roundtable with national scouts and three game sessions. The finale is a pair of contests featuring the event's top 40 players.
Past participants in the Pangos All-American Camp include Harrison Barnes, Brad Beal, Anthony Davis, James Harden, Brandon Jennings and John Wall,Additional Pangos headlinersCasey Benson
, 6-3, G, 2014, Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.)Antonio Blakeney
, 6-3, G, 2015, West Oaks (Orlando, Fla.)Carlton Bragg
, 6-8, F, 2015, Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Cleveland, Ohio)Isaiah Briscoe
, 6-3, G, 2015, St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.)Dominique Collier
, 6-2, G, 2014, Denver East (Colo.)Payton Dastrup
, 6-9, F, 2014, Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.)Kaiser Gates
, 6-8, F, 2015, St. Francis (Alpharetta, Ga.)Malek Harris
, 6-7, F, 2014, Sandburg (Orland Park, Ill.)T.J. Haws
, 6-3, G, 2014, Lone Peak (Highland, Utah)Alex Illikainen
, 6-9, F, 2014, Grand Rapids (Minn.)Jalen Lindsey
, 6-6, G/F, 2014, Huntington Prep (Huntington, W.Va.)Dwayne Morgan
, 6-8, F, 2014, St. Frances Academy (Baltimore)Josh Perkins
, 6-2, G, 2014, Huntington PrepAhmaad Rorie
, 6-0, G, 2014, Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.)Namon Wright
, 6-4, G, 2014, Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.)