These players either rose into the top 25 or moved up in the top 25. Ian Jackson 1 State 1 Pos 6'5" | SF | 2024 Cardinal Hayes | Wiz Kids/New Heights Lightning Ian moves up one very important spot,…
These players either rose into the top 25 or moved up in the top 25.
Ian moves up one very important spot, The new #1 player in the class of 2024. Ian has committed to the North Carolina Tar Heels. Not to take anything away from Ian but the previous #1 spent some time injured. Ian is so elusive and explosive at the same time getting to the rim. He is athletic in the open floor. Has improved his perimeter game through hard work. Tremendous lift on his jumper. A true stud who looks like he’s still getting more polished.
This rise for Godswill is not only because of what he has done this past season but the still untapped potential of this young man. Might not be the best player on his team now but continued improvement could land this player even higher up our lists. Transferred over to LUHI and seemed to get real comfortable later on in the year. He can defend the post, score inside. A stud with a very high ceiling.
V J was voted the NY state player of the year. LUHI played a national schedule that added to the hype around this tremendous talent. He is a bona fide high major D1 player. Has all the tools in the toolbox. A three level scorer. Can explode to the rim or pull up with a finesse layup contorting his body. Tremendous defender on the ball using his length and athleticism. A major stud and well deserving of the player of the year
Elijah has committed to Syracuse. They love his shooting prowess. Has unlimited range. Can shoot it off the catch or off the bounce. He handles the ball well. High basketball IQ and just a natural feel for the game.
A very athletic player. Has a nice step back jumper in the lane. Explodes into the lane and then pulls up with good elevation and score. He combines position rebounding and reading the ball off the rim with his ability to get up and grab it. Has good vision after the catch he makes quick decisions.
In preseason tournaments he was a lot of the time the prospect, hoopsters wanted to talk about. He did not disappoint when the season got started. Now holding 13 offers he is explosive getting to rim. He can step out and drain the three. Showed the ability to hit the three ball in transition as the trailer. A three level scorer. Outstanding rebounder.
Braylon had a real nice season for the CHSAA AA champs. They will play for the state title next week. Has added the ability to knock down the perimeter jumper. Can get his shot off of two dribbles either getting to the rim or hitting the mid range jumper. A workhorse with a strong body rebounding inside,
Ranked #19. I still think that Alex has a higher ceiling. A terrific body. A ferocious dunker in traffic or the open floor. Can hit the perimeter shot but does most of his damage inside. On many occasions he has shown chase down athleticism in getting back to block shots. Strong rebounder and defender of the rim.
Just in the states a couple of months and making his mark. A tough strong athletic player. Tough inside. Outstanding rebounder. A tremendous finisher in the half court or in transition. Runs the floor and gains position on either end. Huge upside.
Ranked #22. Another strong tough rebounder who can get out and run the floor. Can score inside using his size. Good in transition can start the break and then get down the floor and finish. Does a good job cleaning up misses.
Ranked # 24. A lot of these guys have tremendous upside. Antwan is another one with a high ceiling. Really good mid range shooter. Very physical on both ends. Tremendous energy. Can guard multiple positions. Has good vision and passes the ball really well.
Jaidan possesses a tremendous pull up game. Can get you on your heels and then pull up and drain it. Uses different speeds to get to the rim. Very elusive handle. Can hit the pull up from the lane or the baseline. Quick first step with a nice handle. Scored 18 ppg this season while every time being the guy the opponent wanted to stop.
Carlos is ranked #15. Has good size handles the ball well with his body. High skill set. Can flat out knock down shots. Has great court vision. He is able to get to the rim and finish or knock down the mid range jumper or three ball.