Posted On: 06/22/20 3:37 PM

This past weekend was my first true venture out of the house since the pandemic slowdown began in mid-March, and it was great to be back in the gym again seeing many coaching friends, parents, and most importantly prospects. It was also the first chance for many of the below teams to open their grassroots season (a handful of teams played in early March before the shutdown). Saturday I headed to Noblesville for the USJN Mid-America Qualifier, while Sunday I was in Fort Wayne for the Gym Rats Summer Tune-Up. I saw a variety of teams, and below is a look at several prospects from the 17U teams I was able to see over that two-day stretch. If a team you follow was there and I didn’t get the opportunity to see them, I will seek them out in the next few weeks.


Indiana Attack Basketball Club (IABC) - Leek
This team might not have the headliners of some of the shoe company teams, but they are incredibly scrappy and proved they will battle whoever they face. The biggest "name" on the roster is Mercedes Rhodes Mercedes Rhodes 5'8" | SF Oregon-Davis | 2021 State IN (2021) of Oregon-Davis. The 5-8 wing had an

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