The primary focus of the grassroots basketball landscape was in Dallas (TX) and Indianapolis (IN) for the two live recruiting period events. EYBL E16's was loaded with some of the top prospects from the 2020 class competing in Dallas Live and Midwest Takeover. Here's a look at some of the top prospects and performances from the 2020 class during April's competition in the Nike E16’s tournament
 
Caleb Love - 6'3” – CG – Brad Beal Elite (MO)
As a dynamic scoring combo guard, Love has been one of the premier prospects at the position during the first two E16 sessions in Dallas and Indianapolis. Love possesses a high caliber guard skill set, and he’s able to take charge of the offense. He also thrives with off-the-ball scoring, and he can make things happen off of the dribble to either create scoring opportunities for himself, as well as others, with great effectiveness and efficiency. Producing at a high rate, Love has played a major role in Brad Beal Elite’s 7-2 record in the first two live recruiting period EYBL events.
 
Jalen Johnson – 6’7” WG – Phenom University (WI)
Forward Jalen Johnson was one of most versatile and complete wing prospects during the first two live recruiting periods with a very impressive skill set. He certainly looked the part of a 5-star caliber prospect with his game play, helping lead his team to a 7-2 record during the two events. At 6’7”, Johnson is a nightmare in the open court with his combination of ball handling and playmaking ability, where he can break defenses down and make plays for himself and others with great effectiveness.
 
Cade Cunningham - 6'7” - WG - Drive Nation (TX)
The prototype shooting guard prospect, Cade Cunningham is a natural scorer that makes his team better and has the ability to create with effectiveness and high efficiency. Cunningham possesses an alpha dog mentality and great competitiveness, whereas he wants the ball when it counts, make or miss. Part of the top tier group of guards in the class nationally, Cunningham has as much potential as any guard prospect in the class. He played 16's in Dallas and was moved up to 17's in Indianapolis, having an immediate impact there as well. 
 
Cam'Ron Fletcher - 6'6” WG - Brad Beal Elite (MO)
A prospect who continues to show flashes of elite potential, Cam'Ron Fletcher has a very high ceiling. Playing a major role for Brad Beal Elite 16's, the skilled 6’6” wing prospect filled up the stat sheet making contributions all over the court. Fletcher has shown as much improvement as any 2020 prospect in the league from Dallas to Indy with his ability to create scoring off of the dribble, as well as possessing great utility. Being able to defend and rebound at high level from the wing gives great value as a prospect for college coaches.
 
Isaiah Cottrell - 6'10” – PF - Vegas Elite (NV)
One of the more impressive frontcourt prospects during the first two live recruiting periods was Bishop Gorman Forward, Isaiah Cottrell, playing at a high level for Vegas Elite. Cottrell impacted the game in big ways while still letting the game come to him, and he was able to have a major impact in the paint on both sides of the court. With a 6’10” frame, Cottrell has high caliber combination of athleticism, dexterity, agility and defensive instincts. Bishop Gorman has recently been producing top-flight frontcourt prospects and Cottrell is as talented as any of the recent prospects.
 
Caleb London - 6'3” - CG - Woodz Elite (AR)
A prospect who has brought his A-game and played at a high level throughout the opening two live recruiting EYBL tournaments, was definitely Caleb London. Having a major impact in the games, London was a factor for Woodz Elite going 12-1 capturing the Nike E16 Dallas Live championship and the silver championship at the Midwest Takeover. With his ability to create off of the dribble and make shots from behind the arc, London has division one talent and many of the attributes that college coaches seek out in scoring guard prospects.
 
Josh Hemmings - 6'8” – PF - UPlay (Canada) 
One of the most versatile and complete frontcourt prospects during the first live recruiting periods in E16's was 2020 PF Joshua Hemmings (Oak Hill Academy). Hemmings has the great combination of ball skills, solid shooting touch from the perimeter, athleticism and size. Hemmings played at a high level, showing great potential and production during the E16 live recruiting period tournaments. 
 
Chris Moore - 6'6” - F - Woodz Elite (AR)
As an athletic and explosive frontcourt prospect, Chris Moore was making plays all over the court throughout the Dallas tournament for Woodz Elite. Moore's combination of end-to-end speed and explosiveness around the rim is outstanding. He is able to make plays above the rim on both sides of the ball. Moore had a huge impact on his team going 6-0 for the weekend and winning the Nike E16 Dallas Live championship. 
 
Jamari Sibley - 6'9” - PF - Phenom University (WI)
Jamari Sibley was ready to play entering this spring putting up consistent production throughout the two E16 tournaments and showing great upside. Sibley ran the court as well as any post player in the building and plays above the rim on both sides of the ball. Possessing a great package of size, energy and athleticism, Sibley has many of the attributes that college coaches seek out in high major frontcourt prospects. 
 
Gerald Doakes - 6'2” – PG - Woodz Elite (AR)
A crafty, athletic, scoring point guard, Gerald Doakes has played at high levels for Woodz Elite throughout this spring. Competing in each of the first two EYBL E16 sessions, Doakes displayed the ability to collapse and penetrate the defense off the dribble, and also the ability to create scoring opportunities for himself and others. Doakes controls the pace of the game and creates pressure on both sides of the ball with his great energy.
 
Justin Lewis - 6'6” – SF - Team Melo (MD)
Justin Lewis, an explosive wing athlete, performed at a high level during the first two live recruiting periods for Team Melo. Part of the top tier group of wings in the 2020 class nationally, Lewis has great potential and is a high major prospect. Lewis played 16's in Dallas and was moved up to 17's in Indianapolis, having an immediate impact. 
 
Zion Bethea - 6'4” - SG - NJ Playaz (NJ)
Being a high caliber 2020 shooting guard prospect, Bethea displayed a high major skill set during live recruiting E16 events. Bethea possesses great stroke from the outside, high basketball IQ, moves well without the ball, and has ball skills with the strength to get anywhere on the court. He has many of the attributes that college coaches seek out in high major shooting guard prospects. 
 
DJ Steward - 6'3” - CG - Mean Streets (IL)
The Chicagoland guard, DJ Steward, brought his A-game for the Midwest Takeover in Indianapolis, putting up major production throughout the second live recruiting period. Steward is one of the premier guard prospects in the class nationally with his high-caliber skill set combination of perimeter shooting touch, play making ability, and athleticism. 
 
Reece Beekman - 6'3” PG - Phenom University (WI)
One of the most aggressive guard prospects in the class, Beekman has been in attack mode for Phenom during the first two live E16 tournaments. Beekman has played a major role for Phenom by creating pressure with his penetration, making plays in the open court and turning defense into instant offense consistently. Beekman possesses many of the attributes that college coaches are eyeing up in high major, athletic, scoring lead guards.
 
JaKobe Cole - 6'8” – PF - Texas Titans (TX)
One of the most talented and complete frontcourt prospects in the E16 events, Cole did not disappoint throughout the first two live E16 tournaments. He has a prototype power forward skill set where he defends the post, rebounds, has solid shooting touch from the perimeter and finishes around the rim at a high rate. As skilled as any power forward prospect in the E16 events, Cole has many of the attributes that college coaches covet in division one frontcourt prospects.
 
Jordan Collier - 6'8” – SF - Team Final (PA) 
When it comes to potential and upside, Jordan Collier was amongst the most athletically and physically gifted prospects on the E16 radar during April. Collier has a solid, but still developing, offensive skill set. He thrives in transition, can guard multiple positions on the defensive end and plays above the rim on both sides of the court. Collier possesses all of the physical attributes that college coaches seek out in high major wing prospects, and with continued development he maybe has as much upside as any wing in the class.
 
Jay Wilson - 6'6” – F - Drive Nation (TX) 
A talented athletic frontcourt prospect, Jay Wilson performed at a high level during Nike E16 Dallas Live and Midwest Takeover in Indianapolis. Wilson possesses great versatility on both sides of the court. Offensively, he is able to attack the rim off of the drive and score in the post. Defensively, Wilson can guard multiple positions at a high level. He has a great package of length, size and athleticism, which are great attributes that college coaches want right now from top level frontcourt prospects.
 
Luke Kasubke - 6'5” – SG - Brad Beal Elite (MO)
Kasubke is a prospect that just gets the job done and has a very complete skill set as a shooting guard. He was easily one of the best shooters in the first two live recruiting periods during the E16 tournaments. Kasubke can light it up from outside, has high basketball IQ, spaces the floor and runs the court well, and moves without the ball to create shooting opportunities for himself in the offense. Kasubke should certainly have college coach’s eyes on him moving into the summer with how he’s performing now.
 
Marcus Watson Jr. - 5'10” - PG - Mac Irvin Fire (IL)
The Chicagoland lead guard just gets it done, tough smart and crafty Marcus Watson Jr has played a major role for Mac Irvin Fire in the E16 tournaments. Watson Jr plays with a great balance of aggressiveness and control, running the pace of the game effectively. He has a very complete point guard skill set and has been the most consistent player on the team thus far.
 
Max Amadasun - 6'9” – PF - NY Lighting (NY) 
Being one of the more impactful post prospects, Max Amadasun played at high level for NY Lighting, providing toughness and energy inside during E16's games. Amadasun possesses great physical attributes - long, lean, and great bounce - to go along with a solid overall frontcourt skill set. The 6’9” PF prospect rebounds, defends tough, and finishes around the rim at a high rate. He also has a solid offensive post game, all of which makes him a division one caliber frontcourt prospect. 
 
Devan Sapp - 6'3” – SG - The Truth (CA)
Sapp is an athletic scoring guard who has a tremendous skill set. Providing some major scoring power for The Truth during the first two games at E16's tournaments, Sapp showed good potential and production when attacking the rim off of the dribble and finishing there with consistency. Sapp has many of the attributes that college coaches seek in division one guard prospects.