Quick Take: Parker returned to form at the Hoop Hall Classic. Parker's season started slow due to being out of shape because of an injury. Now the 6-foot-7 combo forward is starting to get his legs back and his jump shot looked as good as it has in a long time. Parker's scoring package allows him to post on the block or step away and attack from the perimeter. Up against Oak Hill, Parker did both. He knocked down a trio of three-pointers and also worked in at least three mid-range pull-ups. Parker's performance was impressive and the scary thing is he's still not all the way in shape.
Recruiting: Committed to Duke
Quick Take: Athletically, Gordon is as good as it gets in high school hoops. In a nationally televised game against Lone Peak, Gordon's hops and pure athleticism were on full display. Although his team got blasted, Gordon, a top 10 recruit, managed to impress. The 6-foot-8 forward aggressively attacked the basket, had a handful of highlight reel slams and even knocked down a three-pointer. He's going to be a terrific rebounder at the next level and is especially impressive when he's able to get out in transition.
Recruiting: Arizona, Kentucky & Washington
Quick Take: Every time I've seen Haws this year he's performed at a high level and his play at the Hoop Hall Classic wasn't any different. Haws impressed this past weekend with his mid-range game. He has a reputation as a lights out long-range shooter, but he's also developed impressive one and two dribble pull-ups and runners in the lane. On a team with two top 100 prospects in the 2013 class, Haws, a junior, could very well be the best of the bunch.
Recruiting: Committed to BYU
Quick Take: Perhaps the most impressive performer of the weekend was Williams-Goss, who brought Findlay back from down double digits to knock off Montverde. Williams-Goss scored 18 points in the fourth quarter, including the game winning three as the clock ticked down. Williams-Goss, a Washington commit, is a tough lead guard that plays with energy, runs his team and makes winning plays. Williams-Goss will maximize his potential at the next level.
Recruiting: Signed with Washington
Quick Take: There isn't a more dominant post prospect in high school basketball. At the Hoop Hall Classic, Okafor scored 26 points on 13-for-17 shooting. The combination of Okafor's size and skill make it extremely difficult for defenders to stop him. On the block he can score it in a variety of ways and has tremendous touch. He's also rounding out his offensive arsenal with a mid-range jump shot that is becoming more and more consistent.
Recruiting: Duke, Michigan State, North Carolina, DePaul, Illinois, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Louisville, Arizona
Quick Take: Coming into the event, Law didn't have a major reputation. Sure he had some high major scholarship offers, but he wasn't a household name. If his play at the Hoop Hall Classic is a precursor to what is to come, that will soon change. The 6-foot-7 combo forward showed versatility and rebounded at a high level during St. Rita's game in the event. His 19-rebound effort was the best rebounding game of the event and left a lasting impression.
Recruiting: Harvard, Virginia Tech, Providence, DePaul, Florida State, Oklahoma, Dayton, Oklahoma, Georgia Tech, Iowa, Creighton
Quick Take: His progression since the summer has been fun to watch. He played well at the City of Palms in late December and despite the loss to Findlay Prep, Williams was great on the glass and showed some ability on the offensive end. He's clearly worked on his mid-range jump shot and showed off better touch around the basket. He's physical in the paint and uses his energy and athleticism to get on the glass. Bob Huggins is going to like this rugged big man.
Recruiting: Signed with West Virginia