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It is lunchtime somewhere. So, welcome back to the Meat & Three. Today we dive into the ripple effect of a full-on shutdown of sport.

This is been one of the more boring weeks of my life. A lot of sitting around thinking and wondering about what the next few months will hold.

One of the things I love about living in the South is the food and the culture that comes with it.

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions. 

I have only been with HoopSeen a little over a year but during that time I saw some of the best basketball that I have had the opportunity to see in my time on the media side of the game.

So, here we are on the first Monday where the sports news cycle is quiet. There’s nothing to talk about. I’ve been in sports my entire life. Mondays are busy. We tell stories. We rehash. We recap.

Team MEBO junior point guard Daeshun Ruffin was named one of our top performers from last May's Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions held in Suwannee, Georgia.

1st Team All-State
Sharife Cooper, McEachern, PG, SR
Caleb Murphy, Grayson, SG, SR 
Deivon Smith, Grayson, PG, SR
JT Thor, Norcross, SF, SR

1st Team All-State

PJ Hall, Dorman, F, SR

Myles Tate, Dorman, G, SR

Julian Phillips, Blythewood, F, SOPH

Tyler Bowens, Wade Hampton, G, SR

With this being championship week in North Carolina at the public school level, we take a look at the 3-A classification.

In this week of The Carolina Corner we take a look at Ben Bryson's commitment, we check in with Alex Holt, Geico National Tournament moving South, NCHSAA Finals schedule, and more. 

 

1st Team All-State
Christian Chambers, Evans, CG, SR
Payton Daniels, Tri-Cities, CG, JR
Sion James, Lanier, CG, SR
Cameron Sheffield, Chattahoochee, SG, SR 

1st Team All-State
Eugene Brown III, Southwest DeKalb, SG, SR
Quincy Canty, Cedar Shoals, PF, SR
Eric Gaines, Lithonia, PG, SR 
Scoot Henderson, Kell, PG, SOPH

1st Team All-State

Javon Benson, Ridge View, F, SR

Robert McCray, AC Flora, G, JR

Bryce McGowens, Wren, G, JR

Emorie Knox, Myrtle Beach, G, SR

1st Team All-State
Trae Brown, Americus Sumter, CG, SR
Rod Jones, Dougherty, SG, SR
Walker Kessler, Woodward Academy, C, SR
Jabari Smith, Sandy Creek, F, JR

Playing a national schedule all season long for Legacy Early College in Greenville, South Carolina, 6-foot-4 guard Rayshon Harrison played against some of the top teams and players in the country.

1st Team All-State

Raekwon Horton, Keenan, W, SR

Draylan Burton, Powdersville, G, SR

Marshall Myers, Cheraw, G, JR

Ladarius Jeffries, Union County, G, SR

We caught up with class of 2022 big man Ben Middlebrooks at the Hoop Exchange Spring Player Showcase. We talked about his high school season and he recent unofficial visit to Florida State. 

1st Team All-State
Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, SF, JR
Shamar Norman, Windsor Forest, PG, JR 
Cole Middleton, Pace Academy, PF, JR

1st Team All-State

Latavian Lawrence, Gray Collegiate, W, SR

Nick Pringle, Whale Branch, F, SR

John Butler, Christ Church, F, JR