The class of 2023 has loads of talent with many skilled players that have good size. In this article, we are looking at the best BIGs from the 2023 Prospect Rankings in SD. BEST BIGS Gavin Muirhead Gavin Muirhead 6'7"…
The class of 2023 has loads of talent with many skilled players that have good size. In this article, we are looking at the best BIGs from the 2023 Prospect Rankings in SD.
Gavin Muirhead Gavin Muirhead 6'7" | PF O'Gorman | 2023 State SD |6’7 PF| O’Gorman
-Committed to the University of Sioux Falls. He was a dude on the Prep Hoops Circuit this spring/summer.
-Very bouncy & long. Aggressive dunker & dynamic alley-oop finisher. Excellent rim protector. Improved jump shot.
Jackson Edman Jackson Edman 6'7" | SF Pierre | 2023 State SD |6’7 F| Pierre
-Has multiple offers from D2 and GPAC schools. A versatile defender with size & mobility, a top-notch rim protector.
-The lefty can score from every level. Aggressive off the bounce with many effective moves in the paint. Big upside.
Kaden Year Kaden Year 6'6" | SF Sioux Falls Jefferson | 2023 State SD |6’6 F| Sioux Falls Jefferson
-Has multiple offers & heavy interest from many schools. Long & skilled, a stat stuffer that can score from every level.
-I like his court awareness and feel for the game. A matchup problem that will make you pay for mistakes, high ceiling.
Damon Wilkinson Damon Wilkinson 6'10" | C De Smet | 2023 State SD |6’10 C| De Smet
-An impressive athlete at 6’10” 260 lbs. Has two D1 football offers from NDSU & UND. He is the best BIG in class B.
-An old-school low post player that physically dominates the game, double-double guy, tough, strong, and gritty.
Steele Morgan Steele Morgan 6'4" | PF Mitchell | 2023 State SD |6’5 PF| Mitchell
-Had a nice junior season and an excellent AAU season as the team’s top rebounder. A walking double-double.
-He plays very hard and physically, great finisher who is no stranger to dunking, leaves it all on the court, TOUGH!
Ethan Bruns Ethan Bruns 6'6" | SF Sioux Falls Christian | 2023 State SD |6’6 F| Sioux Falls Christian
-He is a long 6’6″ and he can put up points from every level, he has a very effective mid-range game & a nice floater.
-Gamer, timely playmaker, versatile offensive game, no problem scoring in traffic, nice athlete & productive rebounder.
Aiden Jensen Aiden Jensen 6'9" | PF Madison | 2023 State SD |6’8 PF| Madison
-Has multiple offers from GPAC programs. Runs the floor well, athletic 2-handed dunker, nice-looking stroke from deep.
-Rim protector that anticipates well, soft jumper for 3pt land, rips and attacks hard, finishes well in traffic/after contact.
Jacob Vandeweerd Jacob Vandeweerd 6'8" | PF Canton | 2023 State SD |6’8 PF| Canton
-He is committed to Morningside University for hoops. A strong multi-sport athlete, powerful, BIG, tough on the court.
-Another 3-level scorer with a consistent outside shot, productive on the block, protects the lane & time, stout on D.
Zander Benz Zander Benz 6'7" | PF O'Gorman | 2023 State SD |6’7 PF| O’Gorman
-Has an offer from Mount Marty & interest from others. I really liked him on the PH Circuit. Always plays extremely hard.
-Lanky w/ a long wingspan, always sprints the court, battles in the paint, nice post moves, very unselfish, big year ahead.
Ethan Koltz Ethan Koltz 6'11" | C Sioux Falls Jefferson | 2023 State SD |6’11 C| Sioux Falls Jefferson
-Gaining strong interest as a fball recruit, basketball coaches have to be eyeing up the BIG man as well w/ 6’11” length.
-His length is very intriguing, protects the lid well, solid rebounder, shares the ball, effective in BS action, very mobile.
Jake Vliem Jake Vliem 6'10" | C Sturgis Brown | 2023 State SD |6’10 C| Sturgis Brown
-Game-changer w/ a physical presence in the paint, long arms & good timing make him a rim protector & shot blocker.
-Nice summer w/ ECI, improved moves/scoring on the block, shares the ball/sees the floor, plays hard, always improving.