Ten Best Performances From the UAA Season

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After three exciting sessions of the Under Armour Association, a number of prospects were able to gain national exposure and fill up the stat sheets in regular season play.

Here are the best all-around performances of the regular season from the Under Armour Association.

1. 2017 6’ 5” SG LJ Figueroa (Team Breakdown) 41 points, 8 rebounds, 17-25 FG, 4-7 (3)
LJ Figueroa finished second in the Under Armour Association in scoring, averaging 20.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2 steals per game. Figueroa had the highest scoring outburst of the regular season, going off for 41 points and collecting 8 rebounds, shooting 68% from the field to help Team Breakdown knock off Oklahoma PWP 74-69.

2. 2017 6’ 2” PG Jalek Felton (Team Felton) 28 points, 7 assists, 7 steals, 5 rebounds, 11-17 FG
Jalek Felton may have had the most impressive all-around performance of the regular season, as he scored an efficient 28 points, 7 assists, 7 steals, and 5 rebounds in a big win against Nathaniel Pierre-Louis and SportsU. Felton averaged 19 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds, and 2.5 steals per game in the Under Armour Association this season.

3. 2017 6’ 10” PF Bourama Sidibe (We R1): 19 points, 18 rebounds, 5 blocks, 7-8 FG, 5-6 FT
Bourama Sidibe was the leading rebounder, averaging 9.5 rebounds, 9.9 points, and 1.8 blocks per game. Sidibe had the most dominant performance of any big man in Under Armour Association play, scoring 19 points, collecting 18 rebounds, and blocking 5 shots. Sidibe is a name to watch moving forward as he continues to develop his game.

4. 2017 6’ 4” PG Nathaniel Pierre-Louis (SportsU) 19 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, 6-11 FG
Nathaniel Pierre-Louis put together a complete performance in his final game of the regular season, leading his team to a 59-47 win over Team Thad. Pierre-Louis finished fifth in the Association in scoring, averaging 19.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game. Pierre-Louis played strong this summer, but SportsU fell short of the finals, finishing just 5-7.

5. 2017 6’ 2” PG Cameron Mack (Houston Defenders) 20 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds, 7-12 FG, 6-9 FT
Cameron Mack led the Under Armour Association in assists, averaging 6.9 assists per game along with 11.9 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. He had a great season and led the Houston Defenders to a Hungry division title, going 10-2. Mack had his most impressive performance against Splash City, going off for 20 points, 9 assists, and 7 rebounds in an 80-73 win.

6. 2017 6’ 5” SG MJ Walker (Atlanta Xpress) 32 points, 5 rebounds, 10-18 FG, 10-11 FT
MJ Walker was the Under Armour Association’s leading scorer, averaging 20.7 points per game and leading Atlanta Xpress to the final playoff spot in the Humble division. Atlanta Xpress took down Connecticut Basketball Club to win the tiebreaker, led by MJ Walker going off for 32 points and 5 rebounds to win the tiebreaker and clinched a playoff berth at 5-7.

7. 2017 6’ 3” PG Jemari Baker (Earl Watson Elite) 34 points, 8-15 FG, 12-14 FT, 6-9 from 3
Jemari Baker was on fire against a tough WE R1 team, leading Earl Watson Elite to a 77-66 win behind 34 points from their star guard. Baker hit on six of his nine three’s and got to the line 14 teams. Baker finished 8th in scoring in the Under Armour Association, averaging 16.8 points and 3.2 assists per game during the regular season.

8. 2017 6’ 11” C Emmanuel Dowuona (Houston Defenders): 10 points, 18 rebounds, 7 blocks, 3-6 FG
Emmanuel Dowuona led the Houston Defenders in rebounds and blocks, averaging 6.2 rebounds, 1.8 blocks, and 6.9 points per game. Dowuona had a monster game against Beast Mode, finishing with 18 rebounds and 7 blocks in a big night for the big man. If Dowuona begins to develop offensively, he could be a very promising young prospect.

9. 2017 6’ 2” PG Paul Scruggs (Indy Hoosiers): 23 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 8-15 FG, 6-8 FT
Paul Scruggs was one of the most impressive guards in the Association, averaging 14.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game for his 8-4 Indy Hoosiers. He put together a strong all-around game against a tough matchup in Jalek Felton and Team Felton. He proved himself as a top guard in the class, putting together a complete performance in the win.

10. 2017 6’ 8” PF Nate Watson (DC Premier) 26 points, 11 rebounds, 3 blocks, 13-17 FG
Nate Watson was an efficient scorer in the regular season, averaging 14.8 points and shooting .625 from the field. He also averaged 6.2 rebounds per game, good for 11th in the Association. Watson was a strong contributor inside to DC Premier who finished the regular season tied atop the Humble division at 10-2.

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