2024 Rens United/Riverside Hawks Select College Night Player Profiles


On Monday, July 8th, Rens United, Riverside Select, and Rising Stars will host a college night with upwards of 50 prospects, as profiled below. The event is open to all Division II and III coaches who wish to attend. Packets will be provided containing contact information and gpa for each player.


The event will be held at Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY, beginning at 5pm and concluding by 9pm.


To confirm attendance or have any questions answered, please reach out to either Andrew Becil: 917-443-7638 or Zach Kuba: 412-551-3735


                      (Clicking on the player’s name pulls up their profile, which includes video highlights)


Rens United 2025s
Rens United is an high academic oriented team affiliated with the renown NY Rens program. The program is New York City based. This 2025s team is head coached by Andrew Becil, a former college player and current NEPSAC AA prep school coach at Wilbraham & Monson Academy (MA).

David Dix (2025) 5’10 point guard, Canterbury School (CT) - Lightning quick true point guard. Plays to get his teammates involved, non-stop energy + communication. Elite on-ball defender who picks up 94 feet. Holds NJIT offer. 3.8 gpa

Jakub Lomicka (2025) 6’10 forward, Suffield Academy (CT) - Probably one of the most interesting prospects in AAU this summer. Super under-the-radar wing/forward with real experience playing on the ball back home in european play. Phenomenal passing feel and understanding of the game. Can shoot, handle, play around the rim, and see the floor. Needs to be seen. 3.9 gpa


AJ Mickens (2025) 6’4 Hun School (NJ) - Strong, smooth, and skilled scoring guard. High-level scorer from every spot on the floor. Never does too much with the basketball. Ivy/CAA/NEC/Patriot. 3.7 gpa

Benedek Maly (2025) 6’7 Trinity Pawling School - Powerful downhill lefty wing, junkyard dog mentality. Relentless straight line driver, can guard 2 through 4 and effectively play a small-ball 5. Super high-academic. NESCAC recruitment right now, Coach Becil thinks that he winds up on some NE10 lists and maybe impresses beyond that. 3.8 gpa


Luke Seltzer (2025) 6’6 small forward, Phillips Andover Academy (MA) -  Big wing who does a bit of everything. Nice looking jumper off the catch + bounce. Great size and length on the wing. Rebounds and defends big. Never more than 2-3 dribbles getting downhill. 4.0 gpa


Darrell “DJ” Brown Jr. (2025) 6’3 guard, West Nottingham Academy (MD) - - Best athlete in every gym he steps into (seriously). Head-at-the-rim athleticism. Elevation on jumper lets him get it off whenever he wants. Constant communicator, relentless defensively, non-stop motor. Needs to be on pretty much every single Low Major radar. 3.8 gpa

Jules Varin (2025) 6’3 guard, Hotchkiss School (CT) - Lefty sniper who impacts the game without needing the ball much. Always in the right spots offensively + defensively. Efficiently attacks closeouts, always has his head up when he puts the ball on the floor. 3.8 gpa

Avery Headley (2025) 6’6 forward St Benedict’s High (NJ) - Elite athlete with a college-ready body and a really nice looking jumper. Gets his head to the rim on straight line drives. Can keep the ball in front on the perimeter guarding 1 through 3 and can bang around the rim with bigs as needed. Very high-level 3+D prospect. 3.8 gpa

Anson Beard (2025) 6’5 small forward, Lawrenceville School (NJ) - Playmaking guard with great positional size as someone who can legitimately play on the ball. Will take point guard reps this summer. Really comfortable handling the ball against pressure, head up at all times. Shoots it out to NBA range. Super high-academic. 3.8 gpa

Peter Knapp (2025) 6’1 guard,  Millbrook School - High-energy defender, non-stop pest on the basketball. Spaces the floor offensively, and hunts paint touches to get teammates open. 3.8 gpa


Basti Williams (2025) 6’3 guard, Knox School - Williams has the ball on a string, is a lethal shooter from outside and a crafty finisher at the rim. He has a college level work ethic and commitment to the game. Receiving interest from NEC, Ivy and MAAC programs. 3.5 gpa



Riverside Hawks Select Blue 17u
Riverside Hawks Select is a program designed for serious ballplayers who value structure and consistency in their player development regimen. “Select” is the high academic prospect arm of the renown Riverside Hawks program. The veteran Zach Kuba coaches the Riverside Hawks Select Blue 17u team, and his roster is as follows:

Chase Garcia (2025) 6’1 point guard, Millbrook School- - Leading Millbrook in assists in addition to boasting one of the team’s highest 3-point percentages, Garcia will once again be asked to produce in all areas of the game this year, something he has already proven his ability to do last season. He brings a high level of versatility, basketball IQ, work ethic, athleticism, and skill to the floor. He regularly creates for others off the bounce and knocks down jumpers as an off-guard. 3.9 gpa

Joseph Evangelista (2025) 6’1 shooting guard, Millbrook School -This elite shooter has the potential to be a major replacement for Millbrook’s trio of college-bound shooting guards who graduated from the team this year. Maturity is just a part of what this experienced post-grad will bring to the table, as he will be looked upon to play a big role. 3.3 gpa


Noah Khalid (2026) 6’2 guard, Dalton School - 2023-24 All Ivy League NYC Khalid is a lanky guard who can contribute in many different ways. He has scored on a high level for the past two years. Very unselfish player who loves to turn defense into offense. He can handle the ball and set up the offense using high IQ. He is also a great teammate and brings positive energy being one of the younger guys on the team. 3.5 gpa

Mouhamed Toure (2025) 6’7 forward, Dalton School - A high motor player, especially apparent on the defensive end, where he will guard 1-5. He does the little things to affect the game, like always talking on the court, and taking charges. 3.6 gpa   1440 SAT

Sean Xavier Thomas (2025) 6’4 small forward, New Rochelle High - 3.0 gpa

Christopher Skendari (2025) 6’7 forward, Avon Old Farms School (CT) - Skenderi is a stretch forward, that also has a great touch around the rim. Pick and pop, or pick and roll. Makes shots out to 3-pt. He has a high pedigree, coming from NYC Catholic League, Xavier High. 3.5 gpa

Kenneth Paul Thompson, Jr. (2025) 6’10 Blair Academy (NJ) - Thompson has court vision and a feel for the game that Nikola Jokic is proving to be invaluable in a big. He can also implode team defenses by hitting threes/pulling rim defenders away from the rim. Offered by Texas A&M.  4.0 gpa

Jelani Middleton (2025) 6’4 wing, Hackley School - Middleton is a scholarship level player who coaches should be lining up to see. At 6’4 he’s a great size to handle the point at the highest level. His explosive athleticism and natural strength allow him to guard 1 through 4 and the kid has an instinct for the ball. He gets a hand on a ball almost every defensive possession. He attacks the glass and ends up with nearly every ball he is in the mix for. Middleton’s IQ and feel on offense allow him to make the right read and correct pass nearly every time (his size also helps here). He can use his wiry frame to back you into the mid post MJ style or use his dynamic handle to blow by you on the perimeter like Ant Man. 3.6 gpa

Nehemiah Snell (2025) 6’0 guard, Bergin Catholic High (NJ) - Snell has been turning heads with his dynamic ability to drive downhill and attack the basket with ease. His athleticism and explosiveness make him a formidable two-way player, excelling on both offense and defense. On offense, he consistently breaks through defenses and finishes strong at the rim. Defensively, Snell’s agility and intensity allow him to effectively guard multiple positions. 3.2 gpa



Rens United CT 17u
The 2024 Rens United CT teams are drawing prospects from the southwest region of Connecticut, and their 17u team is head coached by former Southern Connecticut State star, TJ Trimboli. The team competes in theMadeHoops Circuit.


Kamryn Salters (2025) 6’3 small forward Notre Dame–Fairfield High (CT) – Salters is a tremendous leader which may be his best attribute.  He can score from all 3 levels and has tremendous work ethic. A small forward that is able to help his team out tremendously in multiple areas. Is a player that can crash the boards in order to get rebounds. Has a penchant for driving to the basket and is a solid finisher on the offensive end. Uses his physicality and strength to hold his own on both ends of the floor, whether it has to do with scoring or defense. Has a penchant for making passes that will aid in offensive opportunities for his teammates.

AJ Trimboli (2026) 5’10 Guard, King School (CT), Trimboli is a knock down shooter, and he has a very high basketball IQ coming from a basketball family.  His dad and coach, TJ, was a D2 All-American and his uncle Mike Trimboli was a 4-year starter and 2,000 point scorer at the University of Vermont.  All FAA 2nd team and All NEPSAC for the 2023-2024 season.  Trimboli has emerged this year as a go-to player. With an assassin’s mentality and his ability to get shots off at will, he can fill it up at any given time. What separates him is his high IQ on and off the court. He is a student of the game and understands efficiency. He has been on a tear lately, connecting on almost four 3’s a game. As a sophomore, he is in rarefied air, averaging 19 ppg while shooting over 50% from 2, over 40% from 3, and over 90% from the free throw line. Trimboli’s tight handle gives him the ability to ‘get to his spots, which allows him to consistently make the right play as he also the team leader in assists (4.1) and leads in steals (2.1). He is at the top of the opponents’ scouting reports.  College coaches take note; as AJ Trimboli gets stronger and continues to fill out, there will be many more eyes on him. 3.6 gpa

TJ Wright (2025) 5’10 point guard, St Joseph’s High (CT) - Wright is a shifty quick guard that can easily get by his defender and get his shot off against anyone.  A very skilled PG that sees the floor and can knock down shots.  A crafty defender when it comes to reading the passing lanes.  All-FCIAC and All-State CIAC for the 2023-2024 season.

Ryan Luchetta (2025) 6’1 Guard, Wilton High (CT) - Luchetta is a high IQ guard that handles the ball well and can knock down shots from anywhere on the floor.  He is a smart defender and has a really good feel for the game. Led his conference in FT attempts which shows his ability to get to the rim.

Henry Simon (2026) 6’3 wing, King School (CT) – Simon hails from California and brings a strong aggressive wing game with him.  He can score from all 3 levels and his mid-range game is top notch.  With his strong frame and high IQ, he has the ability to guard 3 positions.  Simon lives in the gym as all he wants to do is get better.  He is a constant catch and shoot threat from the 3-point line, and he should continue to attract college coaches because of his versatility.  3.5 gpa

George McCormack (2025) 6’1 shooting guard, King School (CT) - “Shooter!!!” is all you hear from opposing coaches when McCormack runs up the court. He has separated himself as the most lethal shooter around. He takes over eight 3’s a game and has found the balance of volume and efficiency. He moves extremely well without the ball and shoots with impressive confidence and range. McCormack understands how to make himself available and gets his shot off as quick as we have seen in recent years, which separates him from the rest. Every team needs a shooter; McCormack fills that role without question. 3.7 gpa

Jaylen Brown (2024) 5’10 point guard (Alleghany College of Maryland commit) - Brown is a true point guard who sees the floor very well. He is also an excellent slasher, can knock down the 3, and is a very good free throw shooter. His ability to create shots for himself and others, as well as his ability to defend a full 90 feet, makes him a solid point guard at both ends of the floor.  Jaylen has put up 50+ points in multiple games in his HS career and was All-State CIAC, All-FCIAC, and Player of the year in the FCIAC for the 2023-2024 season.

Ejai Presley (2025) 6’3 wing, Stamford High (CT) – Presley is a wing that runs the floor well, finishes at the rim, and can knock down the 3.  A multi-sport athlete, he bounces back and forth between basketball and football.  All-FCIAC and All-State CIAC for the 2023-2024 season.  He is able to defend multiple positions with his length and athleticism.



Rising Stars Red 17u
Rising Stars was founded by Paul Savramis in the early 1980’s. The Rising Stars Athletic Complex located in Freeport, NY. Their Rising Stars Red 17u team is coached by Prentice Smalls and Jamaal Wilson.

Carter Wilson (2025) 6’0 guard, Bay Shore High. A high talent offensive player. Capable of 20 points or more every night, including deep range shooting. He was one of Long Island assists leaders last winter. on the Island. His decision making has matured,  now showing D1 level floor general ability.

Christian Smiley (2024) 6’6 forward, Bay Shore High - e. Smiley is an athletic and active player on both ends. Really good coming off the weak side blocking shots and is outstanding on the ball defender. Does most of his damage 17 feet and in but is a capable shooter from the perimeter. He can dunk it in traffic.


Brandon Margolin (2025) 6’5 small forward, Xaverian High - An easy to root for over-achiever. Plays bigger than his body size due to his relentless energy and instincts for the game. Stat sheet stuffer and a game winner impact player in every aspect of the game.

Javelle Epps (2025) 6’5 guard, Putnam Science Academy (CT) - Epps is a gifted athlete that plays as a smooth, controlled, play maker, with knockdown perimeter shooting. He has a soft and creative touch on finishes and a high release point jumper, which makes him a matchup problem . Spends his school year honing his skills against the nation’s highest level prep talent at PSA.  3.1 gpa

Ryan Hempfling (2025) 6’9 small forward, Blair Academy (NJ) -  An NFL LT body that makes OG hoops coaches purr. Very smart/knows his teammates jobs as well as they do, and communicates to make them better. Does not cede ground in the paint. Sets a massive screen. Scores over the right shoulder, to set up his next move …over the left. CEO-in-training court presence. 3.7 gpa

Jayden Miller (2025) 6’3 guard, St John the Baptist - Athlete! - Miller uses his length and fast-twitch gifts to be the toughest guard defender on the floor.

Jawuan Smith (2025) 6’5 small forward, William Floyd High - High level shooter, literally and figuratively. Long range splashing with a sweet-looking and with-elevation jump shot. But he is also aggressive and slippery in getting to the rim. D1 length and athleticism. 3.2 gpa

Jermaine King (2025) 5’7 point guard, William Floyd High - A quick guard. He can handle the ball and knock down threes. As a defender, he uses his quickness and energy to create pressure on the opponent.

Stanyslas Dhondt (2025) 6’7 forward, Xaverian High - Dhondt is an ELITE shooter. Then as he draws aggressive close-outs to contest his shot, he is more than capable taking them off the bounce.  He competes defensively and rebounds well. 

Brandon Manirakiza (2025) 6’0 guard, Lee Academy (ME) - Manirakiza is both a good shooter and a good play maker. On defense, he picks up and contests tenaciously for 94 feet

Chase Timberlake (2025) 6’1 guard, Baldwin High - Timberlake is All-New York State, First Team All-Long Island, and All Section 8 honoree from the winter season. He is a scorer who can get a basket off the dribble or running off of screens. He is also a shooter. Once the defense, starts to overcommit in stopping him, he makes the reads and finds his teammates.

Kingsley Rogers (2027) 6’2 point guard, Bay Shore High - A smooth and controlled floor general who is getting big time tutelage by playing for former UCONN star, AJ Price. His height aids his ability to see the floor… and destroy trap attempts. His length also creates a problem in help and on-ball defense. The weight room and deep range shooting reps will determine his ability to realize his potential.



Riverside Hawks Select Gold 17u
The 2024 Riverside Hawks Select Gold 17u team is coached by Western Connecticut State assistant coach, Jamie Procino, and their roster is as follows:

Devin Guilbe (2026) 6’4 wing, Canterbury School (CT) - Guilbe is a fast twitch athlete who can get to the rim with ease. He is able to knock down shots while playing multiple positions. Versatile player who can contribute to the game in many ways on and off the ball. A crafty defender who can defend multiple positions. Not afraid to crash the boards and get rebounds as a guard. 3.7 gpa

Pat Holman (2025) 6’0 guard, Fordham Prep - Holman’s ability to extend the floor with his shooting range is something any team at the next level can use. What’s impressed lately is Pat’s IQ to make the right play/pass, pry and get into gaps for a kick/ floater, and improved athleticism to stay in front better on the defensive end. The kid works his tail off and only has upside potential right now. 3.7 gpa


Brendan Bartley (2025) 6’5 wing, Greens Farms Academy (CT) - A lefty guard who can score at all three levels. He is a skilled ball-handler who can create his own shot and create for others. A good shooter from beyond the arc and a strong rebounder for his size. A tenacious defender with good instincts. He is a versatile player who can contribute in a variety of ways. 3.4 gpa

Joshua Rivera (2025) 6’4 small forward, Kellenberg Memorial High. 4.0 gpa


Jonah Gilliam (2025) 6’3 Salisbury School (CT) - Gilliam is a strong and athletic guard who gets downhill well, plays with high energy and gets others involved. He crashes the glass hard and runs the floor well. He’s a very gritty player who brings multiple things to the game on both sides of the ball. A more than capable defender and scorer.  3.5 gpa

Asa Beckett (2025) 5’10 point guard, Collegiate School - Beckett is crafty in getting into the teeth and creative getting his shot off. Defensively, he is a pest and is never afraid to stick his nose into a play. As he adds size and strength he will turn himself into a rotation piece at the high academic college level 3.7 gpa


Edward Tam (2025) 6’0 guard, Masters School - Tam is a competitor, eg. he led Masters in charges taken for each of the last two seasons. He is a high IQ player and a team leader. He loves his ability to find teammates and get them involved in the scoring. He defends with passion.  3.5 gpa


Nicholas Brown (2025) 6’6 forward, Dalton School - 3.7 gpa

Hudson Rodriguez (2026) 6’0 guard, Masters School - Rodriguez is a skilled guard with deep range. He is both a shooter and a scorer, who plays within the team concept. He’s an unselfish player with the ability to read the floor well and find his teammates for an open shot.  Rodriguez also has the ability to get into the paint and finish at the rim. 4.0 gpa


Chris Ward Basketball 17u
Chris Ward Basketball is a Westchester County based grass roots program.  It’s mission is to deliver player development and opportunity for young, dedicated athletes, to learn to play the game of basketball at a highly competitive level. They are committed to each athlete, no matter what their experience; assisting in the growth and development of athletic, educational, and social skills.

The program was founded by Chris Ward, and he coaches the 17u team shown below:


Noah Brookman (2025) 5’11 point guard, Blind-Brook High - Brookman is a high IQ, pass-first player, who loves getting teammates involved. He is a great shooter, very coachable, who does whatever to help the team win. 3.5 gpa

Luke Lawler (2025) 6’2 guard, Briarcliff High - 3.7 gpa 34 ACT

Justin Cohen (2025) 6’4 small forward, New Rochelle High - 3.7 gpa

Kas Mira (2025) 6’5 small forward, Fredrick Gunn School (CT) - - A three level scorer with impressive range that can consistently knock down shots in traffic. His size, basketball IQ and ability to finish in traffic and at the rim make him a dangerous inside/outside threat. Mirza also displays intelligent passing and a playmaking ability that makes him exceptionally difficult to guard. He is a tough rebounder and smart defender that is always looking to take the charge. Leading Scorer in New York Section 1 AAA play for 2023-24. Averaged 20 pts, and 8 rbs. 2023-24 All State NY, Lohud All Star.  4.0 gpa 1320 SAT

Izaiah Augustine (2026) 5’8 point guard, New Rochelle High - Augustine is a quick play maker and unselfish in that he likes to get his teammates involved. He is a good shooter and is coachable. 3.7 gpa

Logan Mancusi (2025) 5’10 Scarsdale High - Mancusi can shoot the 3 ball, push the ball in transition and is an above average passer. He is a gritty guard who has a “team first” mentality, i.e., a good playmaker that can get others open. He is a scrappy guard defender who is willing to take charges and dive on loose balls. High energy kid who wants to win. A high IQ kid who always makes the right plays and lifts up his teammates.

Tarren Wilkins (2025) 6’3 guard, Mt. St. Michael Academy - Wilkins is strong in the mid-range. He is a strong rebounder and wants to defend the best player on each team. He is unselfish and likes to get teammates involved. He has a strong work ethic, high IQ, and is vocal in uplifting teammates. 4.0 gpa

Malik Gasper (2025) 6’6small forward, New Rochelle High - Gasper has a long wingspan, and is very versatile on the floor. He is able to put the ball on the floor and is able to drive past the opposition to get to the basket. Gasper is a great finisher at the basket and is able to obtain rebounds when going up to the hole.

Miles Johnson (2025) 5’10 point guard, White Plains High/Brockport



6th Boro Scholars 17u
6th Boro Hoops is a long-term oriented program with the goal of holistically developing their players. The program was founded and is directed by Nihad Musovic, a four year player at Fordham Prep ‘11, Fordham University ‘15 and two year member of the Montenegrin National Team. The 6th Boro Scholars 17u is coached by Franklin & Marshall College assistant coach, AJ Bajana. His is as follows:

Noah Whitehead (2025) 6’3 guard, Tennessee Prep Academy — 2024 Hoop Group Tournament MVP. Whitehead’s strength are his play making, finishing at the rim, athleticism, defense and his shooting. Whitehead is hearing from Ole Miss, Memphis, Troy university, Lane college. 3.6 gpa

Asher Cort (2025) 6’5 wing, Taft School (CT) - 2023-2024 NY Section 1 All League, and All Section Teams. His strengths are his athleticism, triple threat scoring and finishing at the rim. 3.9 gpa

Noah Williams (2025) 5’11 point guard, Mount St Michael Academy - Williams is a sturdy on ball guard for Mount St Michael. He has understanding of the in between game and uses it well. Rises up for shots off the dribble quickly. He also can knock down the 3’s as well. He’s a 2025 recruit that has turned a lot of heads for the fact that he’s is one of the true point guards left in the city. He hunts shots for his teammates constantly. Williams can also create for himself, he has a strong 1 dribble pull up game who can create well of the pick and roll. Williams is a creative crafty guard who can get to his spots off the dribble. 3.5 gpa


Raheem Azeez (2025) 6’4 shooting guard, Barack Obama School for Social Justice - Azeez can knock down the three and can consistently finish through contact at the rim. Azeez is also a high level defender and uses his length and physicality to match up 1-4. Azeez excels   of the catch where he can catch and shoot or make a quick move to knock down a shot or finish at the rim. He is also a great leader,has a positive impact on his team and leaves it all on the floor. Hearing from Hartwick College and Western Connecticut State. 3.0 gpa


Damair Burton (2025) 6’4 point guard, Earl Monroe New Renaissance School - Burton an distribute the ball to his teammates and put them in position to score. Possess an elite level shooting ability. Is able to use pace to get to his spots and score or pass. Is an athletic finisher who finishes above the rim. Uses length well to get deflections and blocks on the defensive end. Vocal leader that impacts winning. He has heard from Also I have heard from Chestnut Hill College, Holy Cross, Binghamton, Stony Brook and Bucknell.  3.5 gpa

Ray “Tru” Bradley (2025) 6’2 shooting guard, Copiague High - Copiague High 2023-2024 MVP. Bradley’s strengths are his downhill basket attacks with either hand. his jump shooting and his ability to create plays for others. His good positional length and ability to jump has turned him into a shot blocker as well. He is also a good team leader.


Russell Wechsler (2025) 6’0 point guard, The Leffell School - Led Section 1 in assists and was New York All-State 3rd Team - Wechsler is quick and fast. He also brings IQ, leadership and defensive ability. 3.8 gpa 33 ACT

Chandler Bligen (2026) 6’5 shooting guard, Earl Monroe New Renaissance School - 3.4 GPA - Bligen can score in a variety of ways: knocking down threes consistently, scoring in transition, grabbing boards for second-chance points, and driving to the rim with ease. Bligen plays with an intense motor, allowing him to be an active defender who can guard positions one through four using his length and size. His athleticism and size also help him finish over the top of his competition. Most importantly, he leads and communicates effectively with teammates, which has a positive impact every time he steps on the floor. 3.4 gpa

Owen Zabel (2026) 5’11 guard, Hotchkiss School (CT) - Zabel is a pure point guard who has the ability to score at all 3 levels. He lives in the paint and has really become a special playmaker. High IQ and has the ability to see plays unfold at a high level. 3.7 gpa

Julian Martinez (2025) 6’0 guard, North Rockland High - Martinez has a good motor. He attacks the defense and plays with a winning mentality. 3.8 gpa