2018 NEP KC Fall Ball Class of 2020 Prospects




Markell Hood 6’6 SG Overland Park KS

Hood was named MVP of the 2020 group and played like a man on a mission for most of the event. Hood started off quite in his teams first win but found his niche as a facilitator and helped lead his team to the camp championship with a 3-0 record. Hood has an advanced offensive game and displayed the best mid-range skill set we saw at the event. Hood is a D1 level prospect who is just scratching his potential at this stage. Look for Markell to have a breakout junior season.

Ethan Kilgore 6’6 SG Gower MO

Kilgore was one of the top prospects attending the Fall Ball event and showed why he is considered one of the top players in Missouri’s 2020 class. Kilgore used his strong frame to attack in transition and showed a smooth offensive package from all 3 levels knocking down threes and constantly attacking in transition. Kilgore has a college ready ready and the skill set D1 coaches covet.

Jaxson Pillich 6’2 G Wichita KS

Pillich was the human highlight reel at this years event and also helped lead his squad to the camp championship running alongside Markell Hood. Pillich is a really good athlete who finishes above the rim at an amazing rate for a player his size. Pillich also showed nice touch from three along with an advanced hoops IQ. College coaches need to keep an eye on this one as he looks the part of a late blooming future star.

Paul Otieno 6’7 F Bel Aire KS

Otieno was named camp Defensive MVP and was one of the big surprises at this years camp. Otieno has a knack for the utility/glue guy things that coaches love and teams need in order to be successful. Otieno is an above average rebounder and an excellent shot blocker. Otieno’s athleticism allows his to guard multiple positions and his wingspan helps him play bigger than 6’7.  Otieno looks the part of a hidden gem for some future college program.

AJ Redman 6’2 CG St Josephs MO

Redman had a really good day at camp showcasing his smooth floor game and explosive scoring ability. Redman had one of the most impressive plays we witness as he exploded for a coast 2 coast dunk that nearly shut down the gym. Redman has a nice frame and the kind of athleticism that will definitely translate to the next level.

Curran Ingram 6’1 G Des Monies IA

Ingram is a scoring machine who plays with high level flare and savvy. Ingram was hot from three most of the event and there wasn’t anyone who could stop him hen he attacked in transition. Ingram finished as one of the top scores at the event.

Devonte Jennings 6’1 G Bel Aire KS

Jennings is a smooth combo who looked equally impressive scoring and facilitating the ball during the event. Jennings displayed smooth shooting from mid-range out too the 3pt line. Jennings was very business like with his approach to the game, a trait that will find his success down the road.

Elisha Turner 6’5 F Bel Aire KS

Turner did a lot of the little thing correct like boxing out, hedging screens and making the easy pass. Turner has good hands and a nice frame that allows him to mix it up down low yet he is athletic enough to guard 3s in a pinch. Turner is a nice long term prospect who is still very raw at this point.

Andre Parks 6’4 Kansas City MO

Parks is a jack of all trades type guard who can play multiple positions on the perimeter. Parks showed a knack for rebounding along with the ability to finish in the lane throughout the event.

Mayson Quartlebaum 6’4 G Lawrence KS

Quartlebaum was the unanimous pick between coaches for camps most improved alumni from previous events. Over the course of the last year Quartlebaum has grown and his game is starting to take off. Quartlebaum still has a sweet stroke from 3 and a great IQ, but he has recently added a slashing element to his arsenal that opened some eyes at camp. Mayson is definitely one to watch over the next two years as he continues to improve.

Tai Johnson 6’0 PG Wichita KS

Johnson was impressive for the second straight year at Fall Ball. Johnson is excellent in attack mode using his quickness and athleticism to get to his spots in the lane. Johnson also looked improved as a facilitator and can also knock down the 3 ball.

Trey Reid 6’1 G Wichita KS

Reid was a nice surprise at this years camp providing some serious offensive power for his squad along with leadership and a good basketball IQ. Reid can score from all 3 levels and proved to be one of the better guards in the 2020 group.

Jontell Washington 6’1 Kansas City MO

Washington was really good on both ends earning a Top 20 selection at this years event. Washing can flat out score the ball and looked great in transition setting up his teammates for easy buckets. Washing is definitely a gamer who separated himself as one of the alpha dogs at camp.

Thomas Meister 6’0 PG Bel Aire KS

Meister is a very solid PG prospect with a ton of skill and IQ for the position. Meister can really shoot it from 3 and showed the ability to finish vs bigger players. Meister is a winner with a great feel for the game.

Tanner Thouvenot 6’8 F Republic MO

Thouvenot is a big bodied stretch 4 man who literally didn’t miss from 3 all day. Thouvenot proved to be the camps most impressive player off catch and shoot situations and also showed good rebounding instincts.

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