Naismith Semifinalists – Coach Hemi Spotlight – February 4, 2020

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 10 semifinalists for the Jersey Mike's Naismith High School Trophy for the Girls Player of the Year this week. Click here for the entire list HERE. The Coach Hemi Showcase series has been fortunate to host … [Read more...]

#BCSSelect24 National Academy Report: Striplin to Tennessee

BrandonClayTV Video Evaluation: Class of 2021 post Karoline Striplin of Hartford, Ala., chose Tennessee on Saturday. In the process, she becomes the first pledge in the class in what appears to be a large … [Read more...]

Coach Hemi’s Midseason Naismith Award Ballot – January 31, 2020

Since 2015 I have been honored to sit upon the Naismith Board of Selectors for the annual Player of Year award. Watching the nation's best players is a perk of my job. Seeing the career trajectory of past award winners such as Diamond Deshields … [Read more...]

#CoachHemi Watchlist – Kendal Cheesman

Class of 2021 W/F Kendal Cheesman of Tampa, Florida, committed to Vandy WBB earlier this month. Photo - Chris Hansen Kendal Cheesman committed to Vanderbilt University in early January of this year. A 6-foot-2 wing-forward, Cheesman brings the … [Read more...]

#BrandonClayScouting: Naismith Midseason Team Analysis

At the midseason mark of the school season, the Naismith Trophy committee has complied 25 of the premier players in the country on the midseason team presented by Jersey Mike’s. Here is Brandon Clay’s take on each of the players and what they … [Read more...]

#BrandonClayTV: Nicole Melious – SMP College Recruiting Exposure Member

Vitals: Name: Nicole MeliousHeight: 5’8”HS Grad Year: 2023Position: PGSchool / Hometown: Susan Wagner HS (Staten Island, New York)Club Team: Hoopers NY Player Evaluations: January 2020: "Melious is a crafty, … [Read more...]

#BCSSelect24 National Academy: Jillian Brown

Vitals: Name: Jillian BrownHeight: 5’10″HS Grad Year: 2021Position: PG / SGSchool / Hometown: East Grand Rapids HS (Grand Rapids, Michigan)Club Team: MBA BrandonClayScouting TheBCSReport Podcast … [Read more...]

#BCSSelect24 National Academy: Karoline Striplin

Vitals: Name: Karoline StriplinHeight: 6’3”HS Grad Year: 2021Position: PF/CSchool / Hometown: Geneva County HS (Hartford, Alabama)Club Team: Alabama Southern Starz EYBL BrandonClayScouting TheBCSReport Podcast … [Read more...]

#BCSSelect24 National Academy: Caileigh Walsh

Vitals: Name: Caileigh WalshHeight: 6’3″HS Grad Year: 2021Position: PF/CSchool / Hometown: Gill St. Bernard HS (Sparta, New York)Club Team: Exodus NYC EYBL BCSFamily Player Evaluations: August 2019 @ … [Read more...]

#BrandonClayScouting: NaismithWatch – Te’a Cooper

Photo cred - Baylor WBB After spending the first four years of her career playing in the SEC, Baylor redshirt senior guard Te’a Cooper has improved with each season. She’s on my Naismith Preseason List in large part due to her skill set stepping … [Read more...]