World-Herald prep recruiting specialist Mike Sautter was in Atlanta this weekend to watch the second weekend of the Adidas Uprising Gauntlet series.
Midlands teams in the tournament include Omaha Sports Academy 17U, 16U and 15U. Papillion-La Vista junior Ed Chang, who is playing for the Iowa Barnstormers, unsigned Winnebago senior David Wingett (Chauncey Billups Elite), Omaha Benson sophomore Javier Turner and Omaha Roncalli sophomore Cortez Marion-Holmes.
Check out game recaps, analysis and more below from the action on Sunday.
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>> Chauncey Billups Elite (Denver) 59, Gateway Basketball Club (St. Louis) 48: David Wingett (Winnebago) led Billups Elite with 24 points and 11 rebounds. The unsigned senior was 8 of 16 from the field, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range.
>> OSA 17U Adidas 79, Team Rush (Kansas City, Mo.) 68: Shereef Mitchell (Omaha Burke) led OSA with 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting. OSA had four players in double figures, aided by Nate Thayer's (Platteview) 12 points, Nick Ferrarini's (Millard North) 12 and Roman Behrens' (Omaha Central) 11. Behrens and Mitchell controlled the game from the lead guard position. Behrens had a team-high eight assists and Mitchell five. Team Rush featured 6-foot-7 Christian Bishop, who received an offer from Creighton last week.
>> New England Playaz 16s (Farmingham, Mass.) 88, OSA 16U Adidas 72: Akol Arop (Creighton Prep) led OSA with 16 points while Baylor Scheierman (Aurora) added 13.
>> Chauncey Billups Elite (Denver) 50, Castle Knights (New York) 43: David Wingett (Winnebago) scored 11 points on 3-of-8 shooting while pulling down four rebounds.
>> Iowa Barnstormers (Monticello) 74, Compton Magic (Calif.) 58: Ed Chang (Papillion-La Vista) scored 19 points in 24 minutes. Chang hauled in four rebounds while shooting 6 of 11 from the field, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range. Troy Houghton (Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln) scored two points in 10 minutes. Nebraska target AJ Green scored 24 points on 8-of-13 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range.