As well to the top performers and stock boosters, these five all shined with their play throughout the weekend and are sophomores that college coaches will want to know moving forward. 

TJ Adams – 2024 – G – Chapman Basketball

There were plenty of great shooters at the NY2LA Sports Invitational, and Adams was one of the best. Not only did he hit five three pointers in a single half but did it on a big stage in the 17U championship up again Phenom. The 6’2” guard has such a pure jumper with deep range hitting some of his threes from a few feet beyond the arc. 

Drew Domnitz – 2024 – PF – 24Up

There is much to like from the game of Domnitz. He is a tough power forward with some strength and size at 6’7”. Even while playing up against some similar sized big men, he still performed well scoring with his back to the basket and rebounding it strongly. Domnitz really stood out in a game on Saturday scoring 12 points while stepping out and hitting a couple threes. An under the radar big man that should be on the radar of coaches at division three programs. 

Sekou Konneh – 2024 – F – Phenom University

All tournament long Konneh excelled in his role doing whatever was needed for this championship team. He stood out most on the defensive end being a rim protector at 6’8” with his elite length but also showed his ability to defend anyone out on the perimeter as he moves extremely well for his size. Offensively, performed at a high level in the dunker spot catching and finishing everything strong but was also able to step out and hit some threes. 

Myles Lowe – 2024 – SF – EPIC Hoopz

Impressing in multiple games, it was one on Saturday that earned his way onto the list. In the final seconds of a game, Lowe came up big in the clutch and buried a jumper to win the game for EPIC to advance them into the second round of the platinum bracket. Lowe has good size on the wings at 6’6” with some versatility on the offensive end with his ability to knock down threes, score it strong inside, and handle the ball. 

Gavin Van Wie – 2024 – SF – Wisconsin Swing

Van Wie has continued to be one of the more consistent players on the NY2LA Association over the past couple years and rounding out his game. He has consistently shot the ball well for a while but has gotten stronger to finish the ball around the paint and rebound the ball. Over the tournament he consistently scored the ball in a variety of way as well to doing a bit of everything including tough interior play.