02/27/2015 1:15 PM
In today’s fast-paced sports world, exposure is key for a young athlete who wants to play at the collegiate level.
A record number of young men and women are participating in sports at youth levels in America. Talented players often get looked over, due to the sheer volume of athletes looking to get their name recognized.
Enter Future150 and Girlz Prep Report.
Two of the nation’s leading sources for youth basketball evaluation and college recruiting will be working with PrimeTime Sports starting this spring to provide what youth athletes need: exposure.
“PrimeTime Sports is excited to have Future150 and Girlz Prep Report as recruiting and evaluation partners,” said PrimeTime CEO David Stephens. “We have reviewed many different services and feel that Future150 and Girlz Prep are the leaders in providing quality evaluations and content for youth basketball players. We are confident both will provide the necessary exposure to help youth basketball athletes get to the collegiate level.”
Future150, much like ESPN and Rivals, work year-round to scout, evaluate and determine the best youth basketball players in the U.S. Unlike their counterparts, though, the NCAA compliant scouting service Future150 takes their coverage to the next level.
“Everyone covers the shoe affiliated teams, such as the EYBL, Under Armour and Adidas leagues the D-1 talent,” said F150 President Jason Pratt. “We do that too, but where we differ is we cover players 101-500, which includes the Low D1, D2, D3 and NAIA players. We find talent for every level of collegiate basketball and get the players exposure.”
Their hard work shows.
Future150 is the leading source of player rankings for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 classes. They rank #2 in the 2016 and 2017 classes.
The same can be said for Simmie Colson and Girlz Prep Report.
After watching his daughter, Sydney Colson, win a national championship with Texas A&M and move on to the WNBA, Simi set out to provide coverage and exposure for young girls who play basketball on a national level. He has quickly become one of the most respected sources for evaluating talent in the women’s game.
“Talent is everywhere,” Colson said. “There are so many players in the state of Texas, and across the nation that are talented enough to play in college. Whether at the D1 level, a mid-major, or even at a D3 school, I want to find the talent.”
PrimeTime’s 75+ tournaments this spring and summer, culminating with PrimeTime’s National Championship this July in Dallas, provide the perfect platform for Future150 and Girlz Prep Report to continue their mission of creating exposure for the unrecognized player.