• School Tompkins High
  • Height 6'2
  • Weight 140
  • AAU Team Katy Hustle
  • Hometown Katy, TX
  • Grad 2022


  • State Ranking 4
  • National Ranking 8
  • Overall Ranking 100

Profile Report

Basic Details

  • Team TM5
  • # 59
  • POS 2
  • HS Coach Name Kyle Humphreys
  • AAU Coach Name Brandon Christy
  • AAU Team Name Katy Hustle
  • Country United States
  • Final Evaluation Karson Gabrel, of Katy (TX) Tompkins High, is a 6'2 140lb 2022 prospect from our Fall 2018 HOU camp. College coaches on camp staff identified Karson as having division 1 potential. Karson has a great wingspan that gives the player the potential to be a lock down defender and can be even more effective with active hands/feet. Additionally, the prospect appears to have very good size for position when used properly remains advantageous on both sides of the ball. The talented passer, distributes the ball well seeing the floor and anticipating when and where teammates will be open creating easy buckets. In terms of ball handling, it was one of the strongest aspects of the player's game. The player makes great use of change of speed and change of direction. The prospect's Basketball IQ definitely stood out at camp and proved to be really good. Through continued emphasis on making the right play through watching/learning the game, it can be a big advantage in recruiting. A big part of IQ is shot selection. Karson knows when there is proper time and space to shoot the ball and should continue develop this knowledge through watching how this is done at various college levels. Making the extra pass and taking only open in-rhythm shots will make this player a joy to coach in college. The prospect was able to consistently knock down shots during camp showing to be a reliable asset. Shooting will continue to develop with form shooting and made game speed repetitions. We recommend making at least 500 game speed shots a day off the screen(curl/fades), off the bounce, spot shooting, etc. The talent impressed finishing around the rim through contact and in traffic. With continued work finishing through traffic with either hand, adding even more finishing moves, the player will continue to be a grave threat around the basket. The talented player is an exceptional athlete proving to be an advantage on both ends of the floor having athleticism that is in the upper quartile of competitors. The prospect is very strong for their age. The college game is an entirely different beast so continued strength development is crucial to prepare going against 23-24 year-olds. Combined with the player's solid frame that should to continue to build year around, the player will be physically ready to play at the next level. The talent had an impressive motor (highly coveted skill by college coaches) that we believe will translate well at the next level. College coaches will be impressed watching the talented prospects motor and from what we saw, the player had a physical and mental toughness that will be coveted at the next level. The player showed a great understanding and effort on the defensive side of the ball and should continue to focus on individual and team defensive concepts emphasized at camp. Karson has division 1 potential with continued hard work and development both in the classroom and on the hardwood. Can play the 2. AAU Team: Katy Hustle.

Event Attended

  • Event Date Sept. 15-16, 2018
  • Event Location HOU