JUCO Jamboree Recap

Cameron Schott, Recruiting Analyst
NorCal Preps

Deshawnte Collins 6-foot-6 F Monterey Peninsula (Freedom HS) Sophomore

Following a freshman season where Collins averaged 11.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, the Freedom High School product impressed with his athleticism and toughness inside. He was an active rebounder and flashed his athletic ability with an impressive tip-dunk during the event. He’s shown the potential to knock down jumpers from deep, but if he can prove to be a consistent outside shooter, Collins will be a good addition to a four-year program.

Alex Gil 6-foot-4 Wing Foothill (Gunn HS) Sophomore

Gil was a standout on Thursday, flashing elite quickness and the ability to get to the rim. He has good length and toughness that helps him defensively and on the glass. Gil has the burst to blow by slower bigs, but can also post-up smaller defenders and finish with turnaround jumpers. The next step in Gil’s development will be his outside shooting, as he shot 22.2% from three last season. He averaged 14.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game as a freshman and looks to be a key returner for Foothill.

Dexter Hood 6-foot-4 Wing Diablo Valley (Alabama) Sophomore

Originally from Alabama, Hood looks like an impressive addition to Diablo Valley’s roster. He’s already physically developed with the strength and frame of a football player. Hood had athletic flashes with drives to the rim and multiple blocked shots, but he’ll need to prove to be an outside shooting threat for the next level.

Hunter Johnson 6-foot-5 F Shasta (Sierra HS) Sophomore

Johnson showed a smooth looking jump shot to complement his good size and strength. He has a smooth release and gets good rotation on his shot. Johnson looks to have the size and skill to play a small-ball four at the next level.

Jordan Spaschak 6-foot-2 PG Shasta (Enterprise HS) Sophomore

Spaschak has long arms and a good frame for the point guard position. He has a nice handle to create separation and the basketball IQ to know when to finish at the rim or kick out to shooters. Spaschak also has the ability to consistently knock down jump shots, making him an all-around threat. He averaged 12.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game as a freshman.

Karl Westbrook 6-foot-5 Wing Contra Costa (John Swett HS) Freshman

A shooter with good size, Westbrook looks like a promising prospect. He knocked down a handful of threes and has the size to defend wings. Westbrook has the makings of a “3-and-D” prospect that is always coveted by college programs.

Ben Wood 6-foot-3 Wing Diablo Valley (Las Lomas HS) Freshman

Wood, a transfer from Cal Baptist, plays bigger than his listed size. He’s strong enough to guard forwards yet has the shooting ability to play a guard spot on the offensive end of the floor. He’ll surely find another four-year program after playing at Diablo Valley.

Ke’mare Wright 6-foot-0 PG Contra Costa (Salesian HS) Freshman

A quick and sturdy point guard, Wright is tough to guard when getting downhill. He’s a strong right hand driver and a good finisher at the rim. If he can continue to improve his shooting, Wright will be an impressive prospect to monitor.

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