Ladies and gentlemen, The John Lucas Midwest Invitational Camp in Louisville, KY " has a chance to be one of the premier events of the entire year," wrote Clark Francis on Hoopscooponline.com last week. Especially with John Lucas and Brian Merritt teaming up to give top athletes D1 high school and college exposure.
The top 8th,9th,10th & 11th grade players in the country will compete at the 'Hoops' gym in Kentucky. Scouting services: ESPNU and Hoop Scoop. 30 of the top players from across the country were selected from each class.
"And who better to help Lucas run these events than Brian Merritt, whose resume includes working as the Director of Basketball Operations at the University of Louisville for three years under the tutorage of Rick Pitino, an assistant coach for a year at Hampton University, and an assistant coach at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for the last three years? "- Clark Francis (Click here to read full article in the Members section.)
Coaches can nominate a player by contacting Brian Merritt at 361-793-4482. Leave a message. Stay tuned as we bring you more of Clark Francis and his recap of the Great John Lucas Midwest Invitational 2010.