Pryce Punkay plays against top high school talent.

Pryce Punkay plays against top talent at NCAA Basketball Academy.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- The University of Illinois Urban-Champaign hosted the NCAA basketball academy Thursday.

Hundreds of the top high school players from all around the nation took place in the event.

One of those top players included Champaign Central's Pryce Punkay. The 6-foot-3 senior played in five total games and scored 18 points in one of them.

Punkay says that he is focused on the upcoming season and hopes to catch some eyes from some top programs this season.