10 things learned from Spiece Run-N-Slam

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Many times at weekend travel team events, people approach me and offer their own insight into my job. Look, it’s a good gig -- don’t get me wrong. But scouts don’t look at it through the lens of one big basketball fiesta. This is work, really.

A weekend event is no different than attending a college lecture. You take tons of notes, pay attention to as much as you can and then try to make sense of what you learned so you can score well on the test.

Last weekend, my travels took me to Indiana for the Spiece Bill Hensley Memorial Run-N-Slam. Spiece is a long-running event originally started by the late Bill Hensley, whose son, Todd, has kept the event going in his father’s honor. We’re all grateful he did – it’s a fantastic event with fantastic talent.

Here were the top 10 things I learned from this year’s Spiece Run-N-Slam.