Northern Exposure Preps first annual Omaha Super 70 Showcase hosted a great deal of talent from six states across the Midwest. Here is a look at the top young prospects from this year’s Super 70 Showcase.
2020 KT Raimey 6’3 Olathe KS
Raimey was the most impressive prospect at the Omaha Super 70 while playing up with the older group , dominating on both ends from start to finish. Raimey toyed with defenders making it look easy on offense finishing in double figures each game while shooting a very high percentage. Raimey proved he is an elite prospect who should continue to see his name pop up in national top 150 conversation this summer.
2020 Ty Hahn 6’3 Johnson NE
Hahn played up with the older group and looked very comfortable doing so. Hahn is a athletic guard who possesses a high basketball IQ and sweet jumper. He looked comfortable playing both guard spots and has the potential be be a lockdown defender. Hahn consistently competed and showed why he is considered one of the top 2020’s in NE.
2020 Latrell Wrightsell 5’10 Omaha NE
Wrightsell put on a shooting exhibition in his first two games knocking down multiple deep 3’s from out to 30ft. Wrightsell also played up with the older group and looked great in the half-court breaking down defenders and getting to the rim with ease.
2020 Khayden Hooks 5’10 Lees Summit MO
Hooks played up with the older group and showed why he is considered one of the top young guards in the KC area scoring from long range and consistently making the correct basketball play. Hooks is a tough competitor who plays a winning brand of basketball.
2020 Jay Saunders 5’10 Omaha NE
Saunders had a really good day playing up with the older guys and proving he is definitely one of the top 2020s in Omaha with his versatile offense skills and smooth demeanor. Saunders can knock down the deep ball and also get to the rim at will.
2020 Jordan Merseth 6’5 Mankato MN
Merseth is a big body who rebounds ,plays solid post defense and knows his role on the offensive end. Merseth ran the court well and showed touch around the rim.
2020 Xavier Watts 6’0 Omaha NE
Watts was one of the best athletes at this years Omaha Super 70. A jack of all trades, multi sport player who can guard multiple positions and rebounds very well for a perimeter player.
2020 Markell Hood 6’5 Overland Park KS
Hood started off the day slow adjusting to playing with the older group but came on strong towards the end of camp putting up big scoring numbers in his last 2 games. Hood showed he can knock down jumpers from 17-22ft and finish at the rim consistently.
2021 Chucky Hepburn 5’10 Bellevue NE
Hepburn came into the event with a fair amount of hype and the young PG lived up to it and showed why many consider him the top prospect in the NE 2021 class. Hepburn was able to get to the rim with ease consistently all camp putting up big scoring numbers. Hepburn has a very mature skill set and confidence to his game for a young PG.
2021 Maijhe Wiley 5’11 Omaha NE
Wiley looked good scoring in transition and taking defenders off the dribble from the wing. Wiley was able to get easy buckets running the court , grabbing offensive rebounds and put backs.
2020 Payton Johnson 6’6 Omaha NE
Johnson was one of the most consistent players at the event showcasing great fundamentals for a young forward and great touch out to 17ft. Johnson has the potential to develop into one of the top forwards in NE down the road .
2020 Jamison Helmers 5’10 Milford IA
Helmers had an outstanding day on the offensive end finishing as a top 10 scorer in the younger group. Helmers also looked good as a facilitator especially in transition where he did most of his damage during the event.
2020 Gregory Bryant 6’0 Bellevue NE
Bryant was excellent during the skills session showcasing solid fundamentals and a smooth offensive skill set. Byrant finished well in transition and showed nice touch out to 19ft.
2021 Kaden Glynn 6’1 Johnson NE
Glynn is a tough nosed kid who can really shoot the ball from deep and showcased excellent ball handling skills during the event. Glynn looked very comfortable with the ball either setting teammates up for easy looks or creating his own offense.
2020 Trey Knudsen 5’9 Gretna NE
Trey was one of the most entertaining players at the Super 70 and don’t let his size fool you, this kid has big time offensive skills and tons of confidence. Knudsen also proved to be one of the better ball handlers in the younger group always finding team mates in the right spot.
2020 Nate Sullivan 6’0 Bellevue NE
Sullivan is a smooth combo guard who can really shoot it from 17 to 22ft. He never played out of control and seemed to make his team mates better while on the floor.
2020 Tyrece Griggs 5’10 Omaha NE
Griggs proved to be one of the better athletes in the younger group consistently beating opponents down the floor for easy buckets. Griggs also rebounded extremely well for a guard and showed some defensive potential.
2020 John Shanklin 6’6 Bellevue NE
Shanklin was one of the big surprises at the Omaha Super 70. He has only played basketball for a couple years and if improving at a rapid rate. Shanklin has a big time frame and looks like he could still grow and inch or two. Still a very raw prospect at this stage; Shanklin is oozing with potential and should develop into a nice prospect.
2022 Jasen Green 6’3 Omaha NE
Green was the youngest prospect in attendance and that did not stop him from putting up 20+ points in each of his first two games at the event. Green has the chance to become a high level prospect down the road and is still raw at this stage but no question the kid is a talent and could have a major impact in NE for years to come.
2020 Zach LaFave 6’3 Elkhorn NE
LaFave was one of the top competitors at the event constantly running on both ends, rebounding at a high rate and knocking down jumpers. His motor and offensive set are impressive for a young SF prospect.
2020 Trey Hepburn 5’10 Bellevue NE
Hepburn is a tough combo guard who can get buckets from all over the court. Hepburn was hot from deep connecting on multiple 3’s from 22ft. Trey also showed the ability to create for team mates of the dribble and in transition.
2020 Davy Hosea 5’10 Apple Valley MN
Hosea proved to be one of the top floor generals in the younger group setting up team mates in the half court for easy buckets and also knocking down deep 3s. Hosea played with a ton of savvy and showed great poise for a young PG.
2020 Trevor Lampkin 5’11 Omaha NE
Lampkin showed that he can knock down 3’s off the catch and create in transition. Lampkin took advantage of his opportunities playing with a loaded group of guards on his squad.
2022 Tamin Lipsey 6’1 Ames IA
Lipsey aka Mr. Hustle lived up to his nick name showcasing one of the best motors at camp. Lipsey was great in transition both as a facilitator and finisher. Only an 8th grader, he plays a very mature brand of ball with his IQ and work ethic .
2021 Ryan Blum 6’2 Glenwood IA
Blum was one of the top shooters at the event and proved to more a very versatile wing prospect. Blum connected on multiple deep 3’s and showed he can take defenders off the dribble with ease. Blum has the size and skill set to develop into a very good 2G prospect.
2021 Carter Glynn 5’10 Johnson NE
Carter Glynn was a late addition to the event and proved to be a very good one showcasing his skills as a very solid lead guard prospect. Glenn has a very good basketball IQ and knows when to score it and when and how to get his teammates involved.