The 2023 rankings in the state have been updated. Take a look at Part I of the New Faces. No. 43 Gus Yalden Gus Yalden 6'9" | C La Lumiere | 2023 IN | 6’8 Forward | Asheville School …
The 2023 rankings in the state have been updated. Take a look at Part I of the New Faces.
No. 43| 6’8 Forward | Asheville School
Yalden made his way back to Asheville School to undergo rehab from a foot injury and he’s shown he’s still got skills in his game as the No. 43 prospect in the latest update. He’s a strong forward prospect with solid intangibles as a passer and finisher around the rim with a number of HM offers on the table already.
No. 44| 6’8 forward | Jordan
Peters is another sizeable forward prospect to find himself in the 2023 rankings as the No. 43 prospect. He works effortlessly on the interior as a rebounder, scorer and rim-protector as he put up 12.6 ppg, 11.5 rpg and 1.6 bpg as a junior. As he shows his expanded game on the perimeter and his ability to handle the ball and make things happen as a shooter, look for his recruitment to grow in the class.
No. 56| 6’5 Guard | NC GBBA Varsity
Okwakol has come on strong as a new face in the NC GBBA Varsity rotation. He’s posted 16.9 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.6 apg and 1.2 spg as a leader in their backcourt in 2021-22, showing off his ability to get to his spots off the bounce and create for others. He’s a budding name to get to know in the 2023 class.
No. 57| 6’1 Point Guard | Northside Christian Academy
Mitchell came on strong as the floor general in the Northside Christian Academy backcourt in 2021-22. He’s produced 11.7 ppg, 4.8 apg, 3.3 rpg and 2.7 spg as a presence on both ends of the floor for his squad and as a nice piece to go alongside. He’s a point guard in the state to keep an eye on.
No. 76| 6’9 Center/Forward | Northwood
Frazier is a new addition inside the Top 80 prospects in the state over at Northwood High in the 2023 class. He’s a long, wiry prospect that protects the rim and uses his length well to make things happen. He’s put up 7.9 ppg, 6.1 rpg and 1.6 bpg as a key piece in their rotation as they look to make a run in the state playoffs once again.
No. 80| 6’7 Forward/Center | Bessemer City
Adams is a big man prospect over at Bessemer City that’s flown under the radar alongside another prospect in their backcourt and enters as the No. 80 prospect in the 2023 rankings. H’s poured in 15.3 ppg, 13.4 rpg and 3.9 bpg in their frontcourt as they look to make a run in the state playoffs on Tuesday starting against Bethany.
No. 84| 6’5 Shooting Guard | Concord Academy
van Bibber is a recent import over at Concord Academy that’s been pivotal in their run to the NCISAA 3A Final Four. He’s a shooting prospect that’s produced 12.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg and 1.3 apg while shooting 38 percent from 3-point range. He’s knocked down 75 3-pointers and counting as a new face in the 2023 rankings that’s made his mark.