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EYBL Scholastic Las Vegas: Three Game Preview

By Alex Karamanos, 12/08/23, 1:30PM EST


Tonight's EYBL Scholastic games in Las Vegas promise an exciting three-game slate that basketball enthusiasts won't want to miss. The first matchup features a clash between powerhouse teams as IMG Academy takes on AZ Compass Prep.

IMG Academy, led by the impressive 5-star junior Darius Acuff Jr and the skilled 4-star Michigan commit Khani Rooths, is expected to bring their A-game to the court. Their opponents, AZ Compass Prep, boast a formidable lineup as well, with 4-star junior guard Jeremiah Fears and the dynamic 4-star Arizona commit Sammie Yeanay leading the charge from the backcourt and frontcourt, respectively.

The second game of the night will showcase the newest additions to the league, Orangeville Prep and Veritas. These teams, eager to make their mark, will undoubtedly bring intensity and determination to the court.

However, the highlight of the evening is the night cap between the top two teams in the league: Montverde Academy and Link Academy. This matchup promises to be the game of the year, featuring a clash between the #1 and #2 teams. Montverde Academy, led by the talented 5-star Duke commit Cooper Flagg, the dominant 5-star forward Derik Queen, and the versatile 5-star Baylor commit Robert Wright, is a force to be reckoned with. On the other side, Link Academy, the #2 ranked team, counters with a star-studded lineup including 5-star Texas commit Tre Johnson, 4-star Kansas commit Labaron Philon, 5-star junior guard Jasper Johnson, and the skilled 4-star Arkansas commit Jalen Shelley.

The Montverde vs. Link showdown is sure to be a thrilling battle that will keep fans on the edge of their seats. With top-tier talent on both sides, the game promises high-flying dunks, sharp three-pointers, and intense defensive plays that define the excitement of high school basketball at its best. It's a clash between giants, and basketball enthusiasts around the country will be eagerly tuning in to witness this epic matchup in Las Vegas tonight.