Below is a preview of five must see games taking place this week in southeastern Pennsylvania. Tue., 1/31…Friends Central at Friends Select: The final spot in the Friends League playoffs is on the line when these talented squads take the…
Below is a preview of five must see games taking place this week in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Tue., 1/31…Friends Central at Friends Select: The final spot in the Friends League playoffs is on the line when these talented squads take the floor on Tuesday. FCS features a well-balanced attack. On the perimeter is dynamic point guard(offer from Radford), slashing wing Mushin Muhammad and combo guard (offer from Columbia). Hybrid guard/forward prospect is posting a tremendous season. 6’7” forward has developed into a versatile big. FSS is led by senior superstar (1,000+ points). Kirkland is one of the top uncommitted prospects in the region. Running with Kirkland is shooting guard Isaiah Marshall who is having a breakout season. For FSS, you will also want to watch smooth combo guard and “glue guy’ Temir Davis.
Tue., 1/31…West Nottingham (MD) at Hill School: In 2022-23 Hill School has faced a brutal schedule and that trend continues this week. Shooting guardhas torched the nets this season and recently hung a 30-spot on Rocktop Academy. Stretch-4 prospect (Penn commit) is extremely difficult to defend. Matt Field and Justin Molen are an interior tandem to be reckoned with. High IQ point guard runs the show for Hill. “West Nots” is a basketball juggernaut that plays a national scheduled and recently defeated a Pennsylvania power Scotland Campus.
Wed., 2/1…Malvern Prep at George School: The scheduling gods have blessed us with a late season Inter-Ac (MP) vs. Friends League (GS) crossover game. MP’s(20 ppg.) has proven again this season that he is an elite prospect and a favorite for Inter-Ac POY. Malvern’s backcourt of (multiple DI offers) and freshman sensation can light up opponents in multiple ways. George School’s roster is loaded with college prospects too. Multi-skilled power forward (Xavier commit) and three level scoring guard (several DI offers) are bona fide stars. 6’11”, 240-pound big fella (multiple DI offers) can score from the blocks out to the three-point line. Senior playmaking guard just committed to College of Saint Rose (D2).
Thu., 2/2…Wilson at Reading: The fiercest rivalry in the Berks Conference renews this week. Wilson’s Aidan Melograna and Cleveland Harding will spearhead their upset bid. They will need help from sophomorewho is a fast-rising 2025 prospect. Keep an eye on Wilson small forward Ofure Odiale. He is a prospect flying under the radar. Reading’s (Rider commit) is one of the top scoring point guards in the region. Senior shooting guard has posted multiple 30-spots this season. He is a creative scorer. is another senior who college coaches are sleeping on. Plus, Reading has a pair of impressive 2024s in guard and forward Malik Osumanu.
Thu., 2/2…Upper Dublin at Plymouth Whitemarsh: “P-Dub” is 13-0 in SOL play and archrival Upper Darby (11-2) is the only thing standing between the Colonials and an undefeated league season. UD has the talent and experience to pull off this upset. The No. 1 option for UD is Seaton Kukla, a stretch-4 prospect with a deep bag of tricks.is a 2025 shooting guard who can rain threes and score off the dribble. Athletic and quick guard DJ Cerisier is a plus player at both ends. “P-Dub” boasts the three headed monster of bucket getter , high level combo guard and smooth floor general . Running with that perimeter trio is outstanding wing , double-double machine Lincoln Sharpe and 6’7” interior beast Rodney Willis. In short, “P-Dub’s” starting five is no joke.