2021 was a great year on the RecruitLook Hoops Circuit. Over 1,000 teams and thousands of college coaches (in-person & on the live streams) were in attendance. The results… a lot of student-athletes receiving scholarship offers!

The collection of talent from up-and-down the rosters was unmatched on the independent circuit scene. Teams from all over the country competed in the RecruitLook Hoops Circuit, with some of the talent getting offers like: Michigan State, Kansas, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mizzou, and on and on.

Yes, there were lots of division one level players this year but remember we said up-and-down the rosters — meaning the depth of talent was off the charts. In fact, we had 150+ non-D1 college coaches at our July live period event in Kansas City! College coaches of ALL levels are tuned in with the RecruitLook Hoops Circuit.

The circuit finale in the 15u, 16u, and 17u games was an indication of how the grind of the season was. The games during bracket play were intense and in most cases decided by a single possession. Every championship came down to a last second shot — with the 17u champion, Young & Reckless, winning on a buzzer-beater.

We finished the year once again with one of the best camps in the entire country… The Larry Hughes Elite Camp. We had 60 of the nation’s best prospects in St. Louis competing and learning from NBA veteran, Larry Hughes.

2021 By The Numbers

*1,000+ High School Teams during the 2021 Grassroots Season

*650+ College Coaches in July & Hundreds more during non-live periods were in attendance at RecruitLook Hoops Events

*Hundreds of college coaches watching on our Live Stream

*300+ highlight videos created and published to our social media and college database

*3,000,000 Twitter impressions per month

RecruitLook Hoops + College Coaches

College Coaches spent their valuable recruiting days in July (2021) at the RecruitLook Hoops Circuit! Coaches from every division level were in attendance. It didn’t matter what city or in what gym — the college coaches TRUST in RecruitLook Hoops

RecruitLook Hoops | Some Video Content Produced In 2021

We create hundreds of videos throughout the year to showcase players — creating valuable recruiting exposure to college coaches and other media outlets.

RecruitLook Hoops| Some Media Coverage In 2021

We provide unparalleled recruiting coverage throughout the year on teams & players in the RecruitLook Hoops Circuit. College coaches are finding their next recruiting classes from our coverage!

RecruitLook Hoops | Event Pictures

We are capturing memorable moments from every tournament we host — and then providing those cherished moments for FREE to teams and players.

RecruitLook Hoops' Larry Hughes Elite Camp

RecruitLook Hoops was proud to present the Larry Hughes Elite Camp in St. Louis. This was an invite-only camp that brought in some of the top high school basketball recruits from across the country. The two-day event featured a mixture of 60 national recruits in 2022, 2023, and 2024 recruiting classes – all getting the chance to learn from NBA-veteran and skills trainers.

The Larry Hughes Elite Camp provided athletes an opportunity to showcase their skills against elite competition, while also learning more about the game of basketball and life-skills from special guests. In addition to the drill work and skills sessions, the camp focused on teaching valuable lessons off the court.

View the Larry Hughes Elite Camp Alumni List

This camp featured wearable technology that tracked everything that the athletes did on the court. Campers wear the device, and the Kinexon platform takes over from there — providing valuable data that will give college coaches a better idea of what athletes can do on the court.

Larry Hughes

Larry Hughes

Hughes has an impressive resume having played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Bobcats, and Orlando Magic. He was drafted by Philadelphia in the 1st round of the 1998 NBA Daft out of Saint Louis University, where he was named Freshman of the Year. He was recognized as a versatile and athletic guard with strong defensive abilities, and was selected to the 2004-05 NBA All-Defensive 1st Team as a member of the Wizards.

Justin Tatum

Justin Tatum

Even though now he’s mostly know as “Jayson Tatum’s Dad”, Justin Tatum is one of the top high school basketball coaches in the country. Justin played college ball at St. Louis University where he helped lead his team to a Conference Championship and NCAA tourney appearance in 2000.  Since then, he’s shifted his focus to coaching, where he’s eclipsed 200 wins and 4 state title game appearances — winning twice.

RecruitLook Hoops Media & Recruiting Coverage

At RecruitLook Hoops, we feel it is vital to promote the success of teams and individuals throughout the year, especially during our events, which helps bring more recruiting exposure to all the talent we come across.

Our team was dedicated to covering events from many different angles, which we highlight below.

Player Tweets : quick way to highlight a player that has performed well. We’ll tweet before, during, and after events to promote players.

League Awards : graphics that highlight the success of individuals. All graphics shared over our various media channels.

Player Interviews : it’s important to get insights from the players and coaches — we’ll highlight the top performers and get their take on how the performed, who is recruiting them, etc.

In-Game Video Highlights : our media team is filming games, editing clips, and pushing out highlight videos during the event for more exposure.

Team Pics : our media team took pictures of all the teams that competed in RecruitLook Hoops events that were available for download and print.

Recruiting Coverage : our team of Scouts are at each event, scouting and evaluating the talent, then sending the information off to our extensive database of college coaches.

RecruitLook Hoops Past News


2020 Event Highlights

The 2020 RecruitLook Hoops League took an interesting twist when a worldwide pandemic altered our plans. We had to rearrange our entire schedule and fit 3 events in a 3-week window when the country opened back up.

We had some great events with good teams and were still able to provide hundreds of college coaches the opportunity to watch players via our live stream.


2019 Event Highlights

The 2019 RecruitLook Hoops League was loaded with talent yet again. Hundreds of college coaches came out to watch the players.

The League featured 5-star players down to the unknowns looking for more recruiting exposure. We traveled to Omaha, Kansas City, and Atlanta.


2018 Event Highlights

140 teams from 21 different states and Canada competed in the RecruitLook Hoops’ Sunflower Showcase event. Nationally ranked recruits from all over brought in hundreds of college coaches. #1 ranked in the 2021 class, Mike Foster, proves he’s worthy of being the guy on top of the rankings.


2017 Event Highlights

150 teams from 19 different states and Canada compete in the RecruitLook Hoops’ Sunflower Showcase event. Over 200 college coaches were in attendance. Cole Anthony puts on a show!


2016 Event Highlights

Players like Jack Nunge (Iowa), Mark Smith (Illinois), James Wiseman (#1 ranked), Darius Garland (Vanderbilt), Javon Pickett (Mizzou), Zion Harmon (2021 #1 PG), Brady Manek (Oklahoma) and others were at RecruitLook Hoops Events.


2015 Event Highlights

Tons of talent again in 2015 with the likes of Colin Sextion (Alabama), Chaundee Brown (Wake Forest), Rodney Miller (Miami), Shamorie Ponds (St. John’s), Al Durham (Indiana), Malik William (Clemson) and others were at RecruitLook Hoops Events.


2014 Event Highlights

Highlighting the Sunflower Showcase was 5-star Allonzo Trier of Athlete’s First. Trier was unanimously named D1 Circuit’s MVP of the NIKE EYBL. Trier lead Nike’s EYBL circuit at a whopping 29.4 ppg, and is the all-time leading points scorer for the league.


2013 Event Highlights

Jayson Tatum stole the show at the 2013 RecruitLook Hoops’ Sunflower Showcase with a packed house of college coaches and fans for each of his games.

Blake Griffin / Athlete's First

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Bradley Beal / St. Louis Eagles

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Jayson Tatum / St. Louis Eagles

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Derrick Rose / Meanstreets

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John Collins / Florida Flash

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Tyus Jones / Howard Pulley

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Collin Sexton / Southern Stampede

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Landry Shamet / KC Pacers

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OG Anunoby / St. Louis Eagles

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Rodney Hood / MBA Elite

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