College basketball coaches flock to Grand Strand for Big Shots Tournament
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:44:25 GMT —
The Big Shots Tournament is underway at tournament sites all over the Grand Strand. 240 AAU basketball teams will play more than 400 games over a four day span.
Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, is one of more than 150 college coaches who are in the Myrtle Beach area to watch some of the top high school talent in the country, "The collection of talent here is tremendous, you get a chance to come to town for a few days, great town to be in by the way, and you get to see some of the top players in the country in one confined space."
Elbert Robinson from Garland, Texas is one of the most sought after big men in the country. Robinson is playing for the Dallas Seawolves Elite. The 6-11 270 pound center said he will make his college decision late this fall.
Coker head coach Dan Schmotzer says he never misses the Big Shots Tournament, because of the high level of high school talent, "We get a kid out of here every year."
The Big Shots Tournament will continue through Sunday. This is the eighth year of the event.