2023 Fall Preview: Team 1 Evaluations
SUWANEE, Ga.—After reviewing some of the top overall performances of the day, we’re starting our individual team evaluations with a look at team one.
Flowers used a nice floater, mid-range game to his advantage when going up against bigger opponents. From the outside, he’s a catch-and-shoot threat with a nice-looking jumper.
Wells first came on our radar around this time a year ago at our Elite Preview in which he was named as one of the top performers. The Buford (GA) Seckinger point guard showed skill with the ball, and he had good moments on defense. Only a sophomore, Wells has shown plenty to work with. Continued work can see him grow more buzz.
Aponte has been on radars around the Peach for quite some time now. He has good positional size and a frame that takes to bumps well. Aponte can go on a hot streak from 3-point range too. He’s toward the top of the list of best 2026 shooters in Georgia that I’ve seen. His versatility on defense might get lost with how good of an offensive player he can be, but Aponte can guard too.
Meyer was one of the surprises of the day. I know I hadn’t seen him very much, if at all. His effort on defense was an immediate eye-catcher. He takes that end of the floor seriously. Meyer knows the game too. He routinely made good decisions with the ball. He’s not the biggest or most athletic, but he outworked everyone around him.
Lawton was on the younger side of those in attendance, but he showed some good flashes throughout the day. He’s competitive on defense, and he had positive moments on offense by being able to create separation.
Styles was at his best when he looked to get his teammates involved. He showed great vision and passing feel. He puts his teammates in good situations to be successful.
Harris has a solid frame for a guard. His coach remarked about his helpside defense and how impactful it was at times. Harris looks like a player that could come back in a year or so and impress with how far he’s come in his development.
Assumin was active across the board. He showed a nose for a ball and a willingness to get involved in plays. He was solid in transition as well.
Bynum is always one of the most interesting prospects when he steps into a gym. Having amassed several offers from myriad D1 programs, the 6-foot-9 forward was one of the best overall talents in the gym on Sunday. Bynum is skilled on the perimeter. That’s been one of his calling cards for a while. On Sunday he showed off his jumper in flashes and used his size to make a significant impact around the rim on both ends of the floor.
Wells was in the top performer conversation. He’s a strong perimeter player who can play closer to the basket and beyond the 3-point line. He plays bigger than he is because of his length and strong build, so he doesn’t mind contact around the basket on drives. He consistently showed that he can hit shots from deep as well. He was a defensive presence at times too. Impressive afternoon from him.