Players Looking to Breakout for the 2025 Class
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The 2025 class is a talented one filled with players looking to climb the rankings this season. These players all have shown flashes in past seasons to show that they have what it takes to put it all together to…
The 2025 class is a talented one filled with players looking to climb the rankings this season. These players all have shown flashes in past seasons to show that they have what it takes to put it all together to have a breakout season. Here are my players looking to break out for the 2025 class.
Ebeling is a player that showed flashes last year of just how good he can become heading into this season. He can spread the floor out with his three-point shooting ability. He has a high and quick release point which makes it difficult for defenders to get a contest on. Ebeling has a soft touch around the rim and can use his 6’3″ size to back down smaller defenders in the posted area. He can work the midrange game as well as anyone and does a nice job of crashing the glass.
Torres is an elite sharpshooter from downtown that needs very little room to get his shot off. The 6’4″ small forward can use his height to his advantage when shooting over smaller defenders. Torres is excellent at moving without the basketball and will look to come off of off-ball screens whenever he can. He can put the ball on the floor and look to attack the rim using his long arms to get the layup over most defenders.
Joseph is an attack-first point guard as he likes to get to the rim almost every possession to put that extra pressure on the defense. His tight handles allow him to weave in and out of traffic while protecting the ball from defenders looking to strip the ball away. Joseph has an effective hop-step/euro-step move he likes to go to when driving to the rim. He also does an excellent job of drawing fouls because of how he shifts his body in the air.
Bragg is a quick and electric forward who will look to attack the rim whenever he gets the chance. At 6’3″ Bragg can play and guard multiple positions throughout a game. His ability to shoot three pointers is what makes him a tough guard because if you pressure him too much he will use his speed and tight handles to blow right by pressing defenders. Bragg can avoid most contact when driving to the rim as he does an excellent job of using his off hand to shield off incoming defenders.
Rice is a shot maker and can hit almost any shot the defense puts out in front of him. His crafty handles allow him to get past most defenders while also being able to hit step-back contested jump shots. His release is high and needs little to no room to get it off. He has good speed with the ball allowing him to attack the rim at will during fastbreak situations. His playmaking ability is another elite skill set he possesses as his vision is parallel with some of the best in class.