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Phoenix, AZ – Chad Groth’s 12th Annual Elite 8 in the Desert presented by Area Codes Basketball was held May 11-12, 2019 at the PHHacility in Phoenix, Arizona.

Teams were selected on a invitation basis and participated from New Mexico, Nevada, California and Arizona. Several non division I college coaches and scouting services attended.

The MVP went to 2019 point guard Shaden Knight (Prodigy Elite) who led his team to the 2019 ELITE 8 IN THE DESERT Championship.

Congratulations to Prodigy Elite (CA) winning the 2019 12th Annual ELITE 8 in the Desert. The Prodigy organization is based out of California and has produced over 100 on to college programs & coached by former Louisville & USC point guard Cameron Murray and former UCLA & NBA shooting guard Tracy Murray.

ELITE 8 MVP – Shaden Knight

Below you will find the ELITE 8 ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM… (In height order)

Will Menaugh 6’11 2021 (Catalina Hoops – AZ)

Damione Thomas 6’9 2019 (PB Nation Elite – NM)

Qion Cangas 6’9 2019 (Hard Work Dedication – NV)

Kaleb Smith 6’8 2022 (Prodigy 16 – CA)

Zach Morgan 6’8 2021 (AZ Dynasty 16)

Ifeanyi Okeke 6’7 2019 (Prodigy Elite – CA)

Foune Doucoure 6’7 2022 (Arizona Hype 16)

Moses Demalek 6’7 2021 (Zone6 – AZ)

Kaden Self 6’7 2022 (PB Nation – NM)

Mason Machado 6’7 2020 (Prodigy Elite – CA)

Emad Elniel 6’6 2019 (Arizona Hype)

Terrence Green 6’6 2020 (Powerhouse Black – AZ)

PRODIGY ELITE (CA) ELITE 8 IN THE DESERT 17U CHAMPS

Shekeedren “BJ” Bryant 6’5 2019 (Team Phoenix)

Jahmai Mashack 6’5 2021 (Prodigy Elite – CA)

Seydou Tamboura 6’5 2023 (Arizona Hype 16)

Jake Tenberge 6’5 2021 (Powerhouse 16 – AZ)

Joshua Sutherland 6’5 2019 (AZ Dynasty Elite)

Jackson Ruai 6’4 2019 (AZ Dynasty Elite)

KyJuan Cannady 6’4 2020 (BBC Elite – CA)

Anthony Kangah 6’4 2022 (Zone6 – AZ)

Javon Jones 6’4 2019 (BBC Elite- CA)

James Burries 6’4 2020 (PHH White)

Kevin Stone 6’4 2019 (BBC Elite – CA)

Chandler Carter 6’4 2021 (PHH White)

Harry Han 6’3 2022 (Prodigy 16 – CA)

Yahir Garcia 6’3 2021 (AZ Dynasty 16)

Ravion Hodge 6’3 2021 (Powerhouse 16 – AZ)

Junior Haodnett 6’3 2021 (PB Nation 16- NM)

Marcus Green 6’3 2021 (Prodigy 16 – CA)

Brandon Porter 6’3 2020 (BBC Elite – CA)

Jalen James 6’2 2020 (PHH White)

Dai Quan Sykes 6’2 2021 (Hard Work Dedication – NV)

Kaden Kennedy 6’2 2021 (AZ Prime)

Carson Peabody 6’2 2021 (Catalina Hoops – AZ)

Carson Woods 6’2 2021 (Zone6 – AZ)

Anthony Bell 6’1 2019 (BBC Elite – CA)

Trey Donaldson 6’1 2020 (Powerhouse Black – AZ)

Jaron Neal 6’1 2019 (Team Phoenix)

Ta’Quawn Dillon-Hodges 6’1 2021 (Hard Work Dedication 16 – NV)

Jason Wiltz 6’1 2021 (Prodigy 16 – CA)

Jacob Estrella 6’1 2022 (AZ Swish)

Michael DeHorney 6’1 2023 (AZ Swish)

Kaden Luna 6’0 2021 (AZ Dynasty 16)

Isaiah Brooks 6’0 2020 (PB Nation 16 – NM)

Jeff Thomas 6’0 2019 (AZ Dynasty Elite)

Matt Jensen 5’11 2020 (Arizona Wild)

Cameron Wright 6’0 2021 (Powerhouse 16)

Cameron Pierre 5’11 2020 (Prodigy Elite – CA)

Shaden Knight 5’11 2019 (Prodigy Elite – CA)

Isaiah Dockery 5’11 2019 (PB Nation – NM)

Joziah Ramos 5’11 2020 (PB Nation – NM)

Jared Smiley 5’11 2019 (Arizona Hype)

Khalid Whitaker 5’10 2020 (AZ Dynasty Elite)

LJ Ginnis 5’10 2022 (Team Rondae Hollis-Jefferson)

Matt Haltorp 5’10 2021 (AZ Prime)

Antonio Singleton 5’10 2020 (BBC Elite – CA)

Joe Kelsey 5’10 2021 (AZ Prime)

Joe Grady 5’10 2022 (Zone6 – AZ)

Jahwan Giles 5’9 2021 (Hard Work Dedication 16 – NV)