The 2025 rankings in the state of North Carolina has made its debut following the conclusion of the high school season. Here’s a look at the debut of the Top 50 prospects with breakdowns to go along with them. Join…
The 2025 rankings in the state of North Carolina has made its debut following the conclusion of the high school season. Here’s a look at the debut of the Top 50 prospects with breakdowns to go along with them. Join us for the breakdown as we continue with No. 40-31.
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No. 40| 6’2 Forward/Wing | Pender High
McKoy is a versatile prospect to keep an eye on over at Pender High after faring well on the varsity stage in 2021-22. He led the squad in scoring (12.1 ppg) and blocks (1.5 bpg) while snagging 4.0 rpg in his freshman debut. He’s an athletic name to know with room to grow over the next few seasons.
No. 39| 6’6 Forward/Center | Clayton High
Grimes is a big man to know in the Clayton Comets lineup that had an impactful freshman season off the bench. He led the Comets in rebounds (5.9 rpg) and blocks (2.7 bpg) to go along with 8.8 ppg and returns next season with quite the breakout potential after getting a year of varsity under his belt in 2021-22.
No. 38| 6’1 Point Guard | Southeastern Homeschool
Batts makes his debut in the 2025 rankings as the eighth-ranked point guard in a talent-filled bunch. He showed off his growth as a point guard in 2021-22 with 12.3 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.4 apg and 1.7 spg as the Cardinals went 19-9 on the season. His development will be something to keep an eye on after knocking down 56 3-pointers as a freshman.
No. 37| 6’2 Point Guard | West Charlotte High
Traylor is another young point guard name to keep eyes on over at West Charlotte High. He’s a wiry floor general at 6-foot-2 with a knack for playmaking after dishing out a team-best 4.2 apg along with 9.5 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 1.9 spg in his debut in the varsity lineup for the Lions. He shot 49 percent from the field and 45 percent (22-of-49) from 3-point range as a three-level scoring threat with a ton of promise in the 2025 class.
No. 36| 6’0 Point Guard | Cox Mill High
Dunn is yet another floor general to debut in the Top 50 of the 2025 rankings at the 36th spot. He’s a returning name to know in the Chargers backcourt after averaging 8.1 ppg, 3.4 apg, 3.1 rpg and 1.6 spg while shooting 40 percent from the floor and 36 percent from 3-point range in 2021-22. He’ll be another point guard to watch in 2022-23 after they went 20-8 but lose some production, opening the door for him to step up.
No. 35| 6’2 Guard | Northampton County High
Williams is a strong guard prospect to keep track of at Northampton County High for the next few seasons. He put up 11.1 ppg, 4.1 apg and 2.3 rpg while taking home first-team All-Conference honors in his high school debut. He’ll be one to watch with Team PUSH NC on the grassroots scene this spring/summer.
No. 34| 5’9 Point Guard | New Hanover High
Batts is a floor general brimming with potential on both ends of the floor set to return for New Hanover High after getting some experience in the varsity rotation as they went 24-1 in 2021-22. He’s got breakout potential in the rotation in 2022-23 and will be worth watching with WBC Elite in the spring/summer.
No. 33| 6’3 Forward | Hendersonville High
Simpson was a young name that came on strong in the Hendersonville High frontcourt in 2021-22. He led the squad in rebounds (8.0 rpg) while posting 9.9 ppg, 1.8 spg and 1.2 apg as they made it to the second round of the state playoffs. He’s an athletic prospect that likes to finish around the rim and rebound on both ends of the floor. He’ll return looking to make an even bigger impact in 2022-23.
No. 32| 6’7 Center/Forward | Raleigh Christian Academy
Copeland is an emerging big man prospect at Raleigh Christian Academy to keep an eye on. He’s got a solid frame alongside brimming athleticism that averaged 4.2 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 1.1 bpg in 2021-22 in their frontcourt. Look for his name to grow over the next few seasons with his ability to operate inside and out and on both ends.
No. 31| 6’0 Shooting Guard | AC Reynolds High
Brown is a name to know over at AC Reynolds High alongside top 2024 prospect,, given his ability to score it from deep. He knocked down 42 3-pointers at a 33-percent clip in his freshman debut while producing 9.9 ppg and 4.6 rpg through their 21-5 season. He’ll be one to watch in the class as we continue to break down prospects into the Top 30.