NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Peach Jam is one of the most anticipated summer events of high school basketball.
It’s the end-of-year tournament for Nike’s EYBL circuit and high school basketball’s biggest recruiting showcase.
Kansas City-based MoKan Elite took home this year’s Peach Jam title. The team beat Russell Westbrook’s ‘Team WhyNot,’ 85-84 in overtime.
N’Faly Dante of Sunrise Christian Academy had 22 points and took home the MVP award. Kennedy Chandler of Briarcrest Christian School had 21 points.
The team includes three St. Louis-area players - Davion Bradford and Dylan Branson of Mehlville High School and Luke Kasubke of Chaminade.
Kasubke had 14 points.
Bradford, Branson and Kasubke have all received offers from Saint Louis University. Bradford and Kasubke both have received offers from Illinois and Mizzou.
Michael Porter Jr. and Jontay Porter’s younger brother, Coban Porter is also part of the team.
The team is led by Chris Neff, who is a former Webster Groves assistant basketball coach.
MoKan Elite won the Peach Jam title in 2016 with Trae Young and Michael Porter Jr.
Trinity’s Ryan Kalkbrenner played with Chicago-based Mac Irvin Fire at Peach Jam.