Day one of the Nike EYBL Peach Jam Finals are complete and there were some stellar performances by Duke prospects.
In the opening play-in game, Nike Team Florida pulled away for an 82-77 win over Team Final. One of the Blue Devils top prospects in Cameron Reddish scored 44 points, with 7 made three pointers, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in his teams loss. Considering the fact that he just finished up play with USA Basketball, this was an impressive performance.
E1T1 United held on for one basket win over Nike Phamily. Blue Devil prospect Marvin Barnes III scored 25 points while grabbing 15 rebounds to go with 2 steals and 2 blocked shots in front of Mike Krzyzewski. Another Duke prospect Emmitt Williams had 13 points and 8 rebounds in his teams win.
The Bradley Beal All Stars crushed the PSA Cardinals behind four double-figure scorers. Duke PG prospect Darius Garland went for 15 points and 2 assists. On the losing team, 2019's Cole Anthony who also has the Blue Devils future interest scored a game high 34 points and had 6 assists, 7 rebounds and 2 steals in a stat stuffing outing.
A late bucket from Tre Jones helped Howard Pulley hold off Mokan Elite for a single point win. Jones, who is the brother of former Duke star Tyus Jones ended the game with 13 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
Duke was also represented by Jeff Capel and Nate James while Jon Scheyer was checking out Zion Williamson a couple of hours north in the Adidas Gauntlet event in Spartanburg, South Carolina.