NEP Ohio Fall Showcase Top 20 Prospects

NEP Hoops first Ohio Fall Showcase was loaded with prospects from 14 states. The NEP Ohio Showcase had more talent in the building than any other Fall camp. Here’s a look at the top 20 standout prospects from  this year’s Ohio Fall Showcase

Jaemyn Brakefield 2020 6’9 SF, Jackson, MS
Brakefield showed more high level potential than any prospect at the Ohio Fall Showcase displaying his combination of  athleticism, elite skill set, and high basketball IQ. Few prospects in the 2020 class nationally have the combination of skills that Brakefield possesses with his size and agility. Brakefield has all the physical attributes that college/pro coaches seek out in high major combo forwards. What is most exciting about Brakefield is that he hasn’t even scratched the surface of his full potential. Brakefield has the chance to become the number one overall prospect in the 2020 class nationally.
Quinn Slazinski 2019 6’8 F, Houston, TX
One of the  most complete overall prospect at this year’s Ohio Fall Showcase was forward Quinn Slazinski. Slazinski possesses a high-caliber point forward skill set and elite basketball IQ. Slazinski showed a combination of playmaking, perimeter shooting and defensive versatility. Slazinski played at high level throughout the camp earning the 2019 MVP honors.
Jonathan Kuminga 2021 6’8 SF,  New York, NY
The most dominant scoring wing during the camp was forward Johnathan Kuminga. Kuminga scored from all three levels and dominated the boards from the wing position. One of the top rated prospects at the camp , Kuminga played at high level earning the 2021 class MVP award.  Kuminga made highlight dunks look effortless finishing around the above the rim at a high rate. Kuminga is one of the elite prospects in 2021 class nationally and should become a house hold name among scouts in the near future.
Jeremiah Francis 2019 6’3 PG, Pickerington, OH
Jeremiah Francis was one of the top guard prospects in this year’s Ohio Fall Showcase. Francis is the top 2019 guard prospect in Ohio and he looked the part. Francis played at a high level getting to the rim and finishing in transition and turning defense into offense. Francis has great upper body strength, body control and basketball IQ.
Johnathan McGriff 2019 5’10 PG, Forestville, MD
Johnathan McGriff played a higher level on both ends of the floor than any other guard at the Ohio Fall Showcase.  McGriff made countless plays for others in the open court as well as half court. McGriff was unstoppable most of the event proving why he is considered one of the top play makers and ball handlers in the class .
Julian Newman 2020 5’6 PG, Orlando, FL
One of the top scoring PG prospects during the camp was Orlando native YouTube sensation Julian Newman. Newman put defenders on skates often and was not afraid to attack the bigs around the rim in traffic. Newman scorred 32 pts in his second game of the day, proving to be the game high for any player at the event.   Newman posseses a rare combination of ball skills, scoring intangibles and confidence that allow him to get buckets at a high rate.
Zach Carr 2018 6’1 SG, Dayton, OH
No prospect was as hot from deep as 2018 MVP shooting guard, Zach Carr. Carr performed at a high level finishing as one of the leading scores of the camp. Carr made over a dozen shots from deep and could not miss on the catch and shoot, shooting a high percentage from behind the arc. A prospect who was not greatly anticipated had one of the best performances of the camp.
 Zach Loveday 2020 6’11 PF, Gallipolis, OH
The most skilled shooter from the perimeter at the four position at the camp was Zack Loveday. Loveday has a very high demand skill set with his ability to stretch the court with his great shooting touch from the perimeter. Loveday showed ability to compete at a high level against players his size, or caliber and was one of the top prospects in the camp.
 Mike Saunders Jr 2020 6’0 PG, Indianpolis, IN
Mike Saunders has the full package able to create off the dribble for himself and others get to the rim with effectiveness as well as finish around the rim in traffic amongst the bigs. Saunders has great combination of body control around the rim, ball skills, quickness and playmaking ability.
Montorie Foster 2020 6’2 CG, Cleveland, OH 
Montorie Foster was one of the biggest surprises of this year’s Ohio Fall Showcase. Foster was all over the court making plays on both sides of the ball often turning defense to offense, attacking in transition and making the most of every play. Foster possesses a high-caliber combination of athleticism, ball skills and finishing ability. A prospect who played with a certain degree of fearlessness was unstoppable during the game portion, regularly getting to the rim at will.
Marcus Watson Jr 2020 6’1 PG, Chicago, IL
Marcus Watson is one of the top young point guard prospects from Chicago and showcased his elite passing skill set at the Ohio Fall Showcase. Watson possesses a pure point guard skill-set his ability to make plays for others with great effectiveness and efficiency. Watson played under control making the smart plays while attacking the defense in transition.
Gabriel Wuor 6’11 PF 2020, Las Vegas, NV 
Wuor defended the rim and rebounded at a high-level often rejecting opponent shots guards and other post players. Wuor also showed the ability to play above the rim on the offensive end,finishing above the rim in transition. Wuor has many of the attributes coaches seek out in division one post prospects.
JT Thor 2021 6’8 F, Anchorage, AK
JT Thor was a prospect that showed unlimited potential at the Ohio Fall Showcase. Thor has a elite combination of agility, dexterity, ball skills and size. He is able to impact the game at a high level without the ball in his hands. Thor’s strength’s were running the court and rebounding  on both ends. One of the most versatile prospects in the building, Thor has all the physical attributes to develop into a high-caliber D1 foward  prospect.
Jackson Ames 2020 6’10 PF/C, Batavia, OH
Jackson Ames had a major impact on both sides of the ball scoring as well as defending with great efficiency. Ames is a skilled pure post blessed with size and a solid frame. Ames showed solid production with a double, double in two of his three games.
Dan Gross 2018 6’3 SG, Charlotte, NC
Dan Gross was the most explosive guard prospect at the Ohio Fall Showcase with his elite jumping ability. Gross dunked on unsuspecting defenders on multiple occations and had over 20 dunks during the event. Gross possesses a good combination of athleticism, energy and basketball IQ.
Jeremy Baker 2020 6’2 SG, Kokomo, IN
Jeremy Baker played with great aggressiveness. Baker stayed in attack mode attacking the defense whenever he got a chance often finishing in traffic amongst the bigs with contact. Baker has a strong upper body and knows how to use it to finish in traffic. Baker was one of the top performers in the camp and one of the best finishers in the building.
Josh Corbin 2019 6’3 SG, Blacklick, OH
Josh Corbin was one of the most skilled wing guard prospects in the camp. Corbin showed a very complete skill set with his ability to attack off of the dribble, finish around the rim in traffic and knock down jumpers from outside. Corbin was deadly off the catch and shoot and should recieve more HM attention in the near future.
Dontarius James 2018 6’7 SF, Kershaw, SC
Dontarius James was one of the most complete forward prospects during the camp . James made it all look easy scoring all over the court and dominating the boards from the wing position.
Jaidon Lipscomb  2019 6’1 CG, Pickerington, OH
Jaidon Lipscomb is a scorer with elite shooting range. Lipscomb was one of the best shooters at camp making many shots from 23ft or better. Lipscomb was able to get a shot off the dribble as well as spacing the floor in transition for open looks.
Connor Macaig 2020 6’2 SG, Pickerington, OH
Macaig is a jack of all trades guard who can shoot, facilitate and defend at a high rate. Macaig has a good combination of quick release shooting range from the perimeter and good ball skills. Macaig knows how to play and displayed leadership and an advanced  basketball IQ.

3rd Annual KC Fall Ball Top 20

Third annual Northern Exposure Prep Kansas City Fall Ball Invitational Top 20 Stand Out Performers.

By Aaron Edwards 

 This year’s group of talented prospects showed the great depth of high caliber players in the greater Kansas City area. This group put on a show playing at high level and playing real basketball rarely seen in camps settings competing on both sides of the ball playing hard til the end of the camp. Here is a look at the top 20 performers at this years Fall Ball Invitational.
Lamel Robinson 2019 6’1 PG Kansas City, MO  
This year’s co most valuable player was awarded to Park Hill junior point guard Lamel Robinson who’s game was in full effect with his excellent game play during this year’s camp. Robinson scored from deep and in the paint. Robinson has continued to develop into a high caliber point guard prospect, and has been to all three Kansas City Fall Balls.
KT Raimey 2020 6’5 SG Olathe, KS 
This year’s co most valuable players was awarded to KT Raimey who put on a show with his great athleticism and skills. Raimey’s ability to create off of the dribble breaking down defenders was on full display putting defenders in the mix and leaving them in the dust. Raimey showed his ability to score on all three levels making shots from behind the arc, pulling up from mid-range, attacking the rim and finishing around the rim at a high rate.
Jonathan Jackson 2020 6’4 SG  Lawrence, KS
One of the most complete guard prospects during this year’s camp Johnathan Jackson showed a high-level wing guard skill set. Jackson played a winning brand of basketball making plays for others, taking the open looks and showing high-level basketball IQ. He has a great deal of potential with an elite combination of skill, size and athleticism.
Markell Hood 2020 6’6 SF Overland Park, KS   
One of the most impressive prospects during this year’s camp Markell Hood was on a mission putting up big time numbers. Hood showed the full package scoring from all over the court and was unstoppable at some points during the camp taking over games from behind the arc. Hood played with great aggressiveness. This was an absolute breakout performance for him.
Chucky Hepburn 2021 6’1 PG Bellevue , NE
One of the most skilled point guard prospects in this year’s camp was Chucky Hepburn. Hepburn played with great assertiveness making the right basketball play while still consistently attacking at all times. His game included everything; scoring, pushing the ball up court, taking rebounds and going end to end.
Jackie Johnson 2021 5’10 PG Wichita, KS
Jackie Johnson was one of the most aggressive guard prospects in the camp, who attacked the basket with little to no hesitation. He had a great quickness and knows how to use it. Whether he was taking defenders off of the dribble, pushing the break or finishing around the rim in traffic consistently. Jackie Johnson is a stud and possesses great potential.
Lonell Lane 2021 6’1 G Kansas City, MO
Arguably the biggest surprise of this year’s camp was the play of athletic combo guard Lonell Lane. Lane is a stud who has a great combination of athleticism, ball skills, play making and finishing ability around the rim. Lane used defenders regularly getting to the rim and finishing in traffic often with contact. Lane is underrated at this point and could soon be one of the top guard prospects in his class.
John Shanklin 2020 6’8 PF/C Bellevue, NE
The most skilled post prospect during this year’s camp was John Shanklin. Shanklin was a force in the paint throughout the camp defending the rim at a high rate rejecting shots regularly and controlling the boards. Shanklin showed the potential and production expected from a young defensive post stud. Shanklin possesses all the physical attributes to develop into a division one post prospect.
Trey Quaterbaum 6’2 CG Lawrence, KS 
One of the most complete guard prospects at the year’s camp was Trey Quaterbaum. Quarterbaum played a team game often giving up a good shot for a teammate to get the great shot. Quaterbaun has great ball skills, good shooting touch from the perimeter and makes his team better with his high basketball IQ.
Jaxson Pillich 2020 6’2 SG Wichita, KS
One of the most athletic guard prospects at this year’s camp was scoring guard Jaxson Pillich. Pillich was a force on both sides of the court turning defense to offense often. Few prospects played with the amount of energy that Pillich played with. Pillich made some amazing plays snatching rebounds and taking it end to end as well as putting a few major jams down in the process.
Braojon Barnes 2019 6’4 WG Kansas City, KS
A prospect who showed flashes of elite game play during this years camp was wing Braojon Barnes. Barnes has a great combination of size, skill and athletic ability at the wing position. Barnes was able to attack in transition and finishing in traffic with consistency.
Zack LaFave 2020 6’3 SF Elkhorn, NE
One of the most impressive prospects during this year’s camp was Zack LaFave who was all over the court. No other prospect played with the energy and hustle that LaFave did getting back on defense, crashing the glass on both sides of the court and making others players earn every bucket they got on or around him.
Courtland Soll 2019 6’2 G Florissant, MO
One of the most productive prospects during the camp Courtland Soll put up great numbers. Soll was consistently finding ways to score,  and was one of the leading scorers on his team. Soll ran the court well and finished around the rim at a high rate making things look easy.
Cameron Binder 2021 5’10 PG Table Rock, NE 
Cameron Binder did a little bit of everything. Binder knew what he was doing out there. He played smart ball throughout the camp took advantage of his opportunities with a very assertive style of play taking and making the open shots.
Deon’ta Tinker 2019 6’0 CG Wichita, KS 
No other guard prospect played above the rim as often as combo guard Deon’ta Tinker who attacked the rim every chance he got. Tinker was a force on the drive, running the court often beating the defense down court for easy buckets. Tinker has many of the physical attributes coaches seek out in a athletic scoring guard.
Zarian Navy 2020 6’2 SG Kansas City, MO
Zarain Navy played with great energy and competed on both sides of the ball. Navy has good athleticism and finishing ability around the rim. A great competitor, he played to win and made others pay for their mistakes on both sides of the ball.
Kahayden Hooks 2020 5’11 PG Lee’s Summit ,MO
Kahatden Hooks was one of the most aggressive guard prospects in the camp. Hooks attacking the basket with little to no hesitation. Hooks has good quickness and knows how to use it taking defenders off of the dribble, pushing the break and finishing around the rim in traffic consistently.
Tai Johnson 2020 6’2 G Wichita, KS
Johnson showed flashes of greatness with his game play during this years Fall Ball invitational. Johnson has a good combination of athleticism, ball skills and basketball IQ. Johnson was as good as most players on this list.
Cougar Dowling 2020 5’10 PG Atchingson, KS
One of the most skilled scoring lead guard was Cougar Dowling. Cougar played both sides of the ball with aggressiveness often turning defense to offense. Dowling has good ball skills, can take defenders off of the dribble and finishing ability around the rim.
Levi Braun 2019 6’3 SG Topeka, KS  
One of the most powerful prospects during this year’s camp was Levi Braun making plays all over the place. Braun played with the energy and hustle getting back on defense, crashing the glass on both sides of the court and making plays for others players and made his team better. Braun showed he can knock down shots from all over the court and proved to be one of the best catch and shoot prospects at the event.

Class of 2020 All Midwest Spring/Summer Teams

1st Team

Jalen Suggs 6’4 G (St. Paul MN) Grassroots Sizzle

Ty Berry 6’1 G (Newton KS) KC Run GMC

Mabor Majak 7’1 C (Indianapolis IN) Indi Elite

Jalen Johnson 6’7 G ( Sun Prarrie WI) Playground Warriors

 Adam Miller 6’2 G (Peoria IL) Mac Irvin Fire

2nd Team

DJ Steward 6’1 G (Oak Park IL) Meansteets

Xavier Foster 6’9 ( OskaIoosa IA ) Pure Prep 

Carlos Johnson 6’6 F (Benton Harbor MI) The Family

N’Faly Dante 6’11 (Bel Aire KS) MOKAN

 Nimari Burnett 6’3 G (Chicago IL) Mac Irvin Fire 

3rd Team 

 Hunter Jackson 5’11 G (Indianapolis IN) G3 Grind

Grant Huffman 6’3 G (Cleveland OH ) OBC

Davion Bradford 6’10 F/C (St. Louis MO) Bradley Beal Elite

John Hughley 6’8 F (Cleveland OH) All Ohio Red

Johnathan Jackson 6’4 G (Lawrence KS) MOKAN

4th Team 

Luke Kasubke 6’6 G (St. Louis MO) Bradley Beal Elite

Jalen Terry 6’1 G (Flint MI) The Family

Devontae Blanton 6’6 F (Cleveland OH) All Ohio Red

 Tyler Beard 6’2 G (Chicago IL) Meanstreets 

Dominiq Penn 5’11 G (Dublin OH) All Ohio Red

Honorable Mention

Rashad McDaniels 5’11 G (St. Louis MO) MOKAN, Ethan Kilgore 6’6 SF (East Buchaanan MO) KC Run GMC, Matt Allocco 6’0 G (Hilliard OH) All Ohio Red, KT Raimey 6’3 G ( Olathe KS) KC Run GMC, Blaise Beauchamp 6’0 G (Hopkins MN) Howard Pulley, Ben Carlson 6’9 F (St. Paul MN) D1 MN, Isaac Lindsey 6’2 G (Mineral Point WI) WI Shooters, Dain Dainja 6’8 F (Park Center MN) D1 MN, Trey Galloway 6’2 G (Culver IN) George Hill Rising Stars, Caleb Love 6’3 G ( St. Louis MO) Bradley Beal Elite, JoJo Fulcher 6’1 G (Pickerington OH) All Ohio Red, Wendell Green Jr 5’11 G (Detroit Co MI) MI Playmakers, Jamari Sibley 6’9 F  (Milwakee WI) Playground Warriors , Brandon Weston 6’4 G (Delafield WI) PSA Cardinals, Michael Suanders Jr 5’11 G (Indianapolis IN) G3 Grind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class of 2019 All Midwest Spring/Summer Teams

First Team

Jeremiah Robinson -Earl 6’9 F (Mission KS) KC Run GMC

Mathew Hurt 6’9 F (Rochester MN) D1 MN

Patrick McCaffery 6’8 SF (Iowa City IA) IA Barnstormers

Zach Harvey 6’5 G (Topeka KS) KC Run GMC

Keion Brooks  6’8 SF (Fort Wayne IN) Speice Heat EYBL

 

Second Team

Jeremiah Francis 6’3 G (Pickerington OH) Indi Elite

Alonzo Gaffney 6’8 SF ( Cleveland OH) OBC

Romeo Weems 6’6 SF (New Haven MI) The Family

Kahlil Whitney 6’7 G (Chicago IL) Mac Irvin Fire

Francis Okoro 6’9 F (Normal IL) Bradley Beal Elite EYBL

 

3rd Team

Malik Hall 6’7 G (Chicago IL) MOKAN EYBL

Taylor Currie 6’9 F (Clarkston MI) All Ohio Red

EJ Liddell 6’7 F (Belleville IL)   Bradley Beal Elite EYBL

Trayce Jackson- Davis 6’9 (Greenwood IN) Team Teague

Mark Watts Jr 6’2 G (Detroit MI) The Family

 

4th Team

Markese Jacobs 5’11 G (Chicago IL) Mac Irvin Fire

Mario McKinney 6’2 G (St. Louis MO) Bradley Beal Elite

 Terry Armstrong 6’6 G (Flint MI) The Elite 

David Roddy 6’5 SF (Minneapolis MN) Howard Pulley EYBL

Nobal Days 6’8 F (Racine WI) WI Playground Elite

 

5th Team

Tyrell Terry 6’2 G (Minneapolis MN) D1 MN

 Jordan Mitchell 6’7 G (Columbus OH) All Ohio Red

Roman Wilson 6’10 F (Kansas City MO) MOKAN EYBL

Isiaih Mosley 6’6 G (Columbia MO) MOKAN 

DJ Carton 6’1 G (Bettendorf IA) Quad City Elite

Honorable Mention

Derek Krogmann 6’7 F (West Delaware IA) IA Barnstormers , Amari Davis 6’3 G (Dayton OH) All Ohio Red,Marcus Domask 6’5 G WI RAS, Brison Waller 6’9 F (Cleveland OH) OBC, Keeshawn Chambers 6’6 F (Chicago IL) Meanstreets, Marquise Walker 6’0 G (Westchester IL) Mac Irvin Fire, Ty Freeman 6’5 SF (Springfield MO) MOKAN Tyler Wahl 6’5 SF (Lakeville MN) D1 MN, Josh Earley 6’6 F (Overland Park KS) KC Run GMC, Courtney Brown Jr 6’6 SF (Woodbury MN) Howard Pulley EYBL

 

Class of 2018 All Midwest Spring/Summer Teams

1st Team

Tre Jones 6’2 PG (Apple Valley MN) Howard Pulley EYBL

Darius Garland 6’2 G ( Gary IN) Bradley Beal Elite 

Joey Hauser 6’8 SF ( Stevens Point WI) IA Barnstormers

Romeo Langford 6’5 SG (New Albany IN) Twenty Two Vision 

Jontay Porter 6’9 F (Columbia MO) MOKAN

 

2nd Team

Ayo Dosunmu 6’3 G (Chicago IL) Mac Irvin Fire

Foster Loyer 5’10 PG (Clarkston MI) All Ohio Red

Joe Wieskamp 6’6 G (Muscatine IA) IA Barnstomers

Courtney Ramey 6’4 G (St. Louis MO) Ramey United 

Darius Bazley 6’8 SF (Cincinnati OH) Meanstreets

 

3rd Team

Jerome Hunter 6’7 F (Pickerington OH) OH NOVA

Daniel Oturu 6’9 F (St. Paul MN) Howard Pulley EYBL

Torrence Watson 6’4 SG (St. Louis MO) Ramey United

Tyger Campbell 5’11 PG (La Porte IN) Indy Speice EYBL

Dwayne Cohill 6’4 CG (Cleveland OH) OBC

 

4th Team

Race Thompson 6’7 SF (Plymouth MN) D1 MN

Tim Finke 6’7 SG (Champaign IL) Meanstreets EYBL

AJ Green 6’3 PG (Cedar Falls IA) IA Barnstomers

Gabe Kalscheur 6’4 SG (Edina MN) Howard Pulley EYBL

Talen Horton-Tucker 6’4 SG (Chicago IL) Team Rose

 

5th Team

Jarvis Thomas 6’7 F (Orono MN) Howard Pulley EYBL

Brandon Johns 6’8 F (Grand Rapids MI) Indy Speice EYBL

Jericolle Hellems 6’7 WG ( St. Louis MO) Bradley Beal Elite

Carlos Curtis 6’2 G (Milwaukee WI) Playground Elite

Jordan McCabe 5’11 PG (Kaukauna WI) Playground Warriors

 

Honorable Mention

Tyler Herro 6’5 SG (Milwaukee WI) Playground Elite, Ed Chang 6’8 SF (Omaha NE) IA Barnstomers, Maurice Commander 6’0 G (Chcago IL) IL Y&R, Erick Hunter 6’3 G (Indianapolis IN) , Duane Washington 6’4 G (Grand Rapids MI) The Family , Tyrese Haliburton 6’6 G (Oshkosh WI) WI United ,Christain Bishop 6’7 SF (Lees Summit MO) Team Rush, Damezi Anderson 6’7 G (South Bend IN) Meanstreets, Robert Phinisee 5’11 G (Lafayette IN) Indi Elite, Tyreese Davis 6’7 SG (Wichita KS) KC Run CMC, Jordan Lathon 6’4 G (Grandview MO) Team Rush, Zion Griffen 6’5 SF (Darien IL) Brandon Wade 6’1 PG (Ann Arbor MI) 1Nation, Dane Goodwin 6’4 SG (Columbus OH) All Ohio Red, Musa Jallow 6’5 SG (Indianapolis IN) Team Blaze Select

 

 

 

KC Fall Ball Top 30 Alumni List

 

KC Fall Ball Top 30 Alumni List 

2017 Darien Jackson G  Overland Park KS (Tulsa)

2017 JaMichael Morgan G Overland Park KS

2017 Demarco Smith PG Kansas City MO (UMKC)

2017 Jacob Gilyard PG Kansas City MO (Richmond)

2017 Destan Williams PG St. Louis MO

2017 Marques Wilson G Edmond OK (Lehigh)

2017 Jared Ridder G Springfield MO (Xavier)

2017 Isaiah Sears F Kansas City MO

2017 Houston Johnson F Springfield MO

2017 Elijah Childs F Lees Summit MO (Bradley)

2017 Chidozie Ndu F Sunrise Christian KS (Sam Houston)

2017 Tray Buchanan G Des Moines IA (North Dakota)

2017 Angelo Allegri F Kansas City MO

2018 Israel Barnes G Wichita KS

2018 Monty Johal G Springfield MO

2018 Jontay Porter F Columbia MO (Missouri)

2018 Shaun Williams G St. Louis MO

2018 Bol Bol F Los Angeles CA

2018 Saadique Perkins G Kansas City MO

2018 Keenan Fitzmorris F St. James Academy KS (Stanford)

2018 Tyreese Davis G Life Prep KS

2018 Jal Bijiek F Des Monies IA

2019 Zach Harvey G Topeka KS

2019 Lamel Robinson G Kansas City MO

2019 Mario McKinney G St. Louis MO

2019 Isiaih Mosley G Columbia MO

2019 Roman Wilson F Kansas City MO

2019 Ty Freeman G Springfield MO

2019 Tyreke Locure G Des Monies IA

2019 Josh Earley F Overland Park KS

Omaha Super 70 Top 2020/2021 Prospects

 

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.

 

 

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Minnesota 2018 Watch List

By: Aaron Edwards
Minnesota continues to produce high caliber prep basketball prospects at all positions, this class is primed to set a new bar for the talent pool in Minnesota after the 2017 class had 18 division 1 offed players. Led by one of the top point guard prospects in the class nationally Apple Valley’s Tre Jones and a host of D1 prospects, Cretin Derham Hall Minnesota Gopher commit Daniel Oturu, high flyer Orono forward Jarvis Thomas Omersa and Lakeville South wing Shae Mitchell.
Tre Jones 6’2 PG Apple Valley, Howard Pulley
Apple Valley’s point guard Tre Jones is the top prospect in Minnesota 2018 class without question and one of the elite lead guard prospects in the class nationally. Over the last year Jones has been nothing short of five star caliber play with his debut in the EYBL leading Pulley to a 11-0 start, 14-2 record and a Peach Jam bid as the starting point using play making as well as elite defense. During the high school season Jones took his game to a new level as well as his scoring averaging  23ppg, even more impressive is the impact he had on his team over the course of the season. Apple Valley first loss was to Champlin Park early in the season, second loss was to Maple Grove late in the season, Jones would lead Apple Valley to victories over both during the state tournament to win it all while having the least amount of talent of any 4A team in the state tournament. Jones is a 99% lock going to Duke and his pedigree is undeniable, Tyus 2.0 bigger, a elite defender, faster, stronger than his older brother NBA Timber Wolves point guard Tyus Jones was going into is final spring campaign. If anyone questions if Tre Jones is the real deal look out for him this summer on Howard Pulley in the EYBL.
Jarvis Thomas Omersa 6’9 PF Orono, Howard Pulley 
The name of game is athleticism and few prospects in the class nationally can play above the rim like high flyer Jarvis Thomas Omersa AKA (JTO).  Thomas-Omersa is on his way to the national radar with the opportunity to breakout on the EYBL where athleticism reigns supreme with Howard Pulley. Already holding multiple high major conference offers Thomas-Omersa is primed for more offers this spring after a very productive high school season averaging a 16ppg and 10rpg. One of the youngest players in the class Thomas-Omersa will not turn 17 until well after the AAU season is over, showing he has plenty of upside and possibly unlimited potential.
Both Gach 6’6 G Austin, D1 Minnesota 
Few prospects have the size, skill set and athleticism at the guard position that Austin combo guard Both Gach possesses. One of the most impressive junior performers during this high school season Gach was elite level defender, averaged 18+ppg and led his team to the state championship title game. Over the last year Gach has put together an elite skill set of ball handling, finishing ability above the rim and play making, playing the point guard during the high school season. Already having good size at 6’4, great athleticism, perimeter shooting and ability to take defenders off the dribble last spring Gach has elevated to 6’6 with a much higher pedigree skill set putting it all together. Gach has a high major potential and will be a be one of the premier guards from Minnesota playing on the Adidas Up Rising circuit with D1 Minnesota.
Race Thomson 6’8 PF Armstrong, D1 Minnesota 
The most skilled scorer at the forward position in the class Race Thompson can get buckets with anyone in high school basketball. Thompson was one of the most productive prospects in the state this season averaging 20ppg and 9rpg  displaying a high level inside outside game. One of the most dynamic offense forward skill sets in the class nationally Thompson can score anywhere on the court with his combination of perimeter shooting and strength scoring in the post. Thompson will be counted on to provide front court firepower for D1 Minnesota this summer and already holding multiple high major offers he should continue to demand attention from high major programs.
Javonni Bickham 6’6 F Minnehaha Academy, Grassroots Team Sizzle
One of the most skilled, versatile and complete prospects in the class Javonni Bickham has all the tools. Coming after a state championship run during this high school season averaging 15ppg and 9rpg Bickham is primed for a breakout summer campaign. Bickham has ability to impact the game in all phase at a high level with his ball skills, play making, basketball IQ and defensive versatility. Already having multiple mid major offers coming into the spring season healthy is ready to display his full skill set, demanding more interest on the Under Amour Circuit with Team Sizzle.
Daniel Oturu 6’10 PF/C Cretin Derham Hall, Howard Pulley
Daniel Oturu is the top forward post prospect in the class ,a class that is loaded with front court talent because of his ability to impact the game on a high level inside on both sides of the ball. What makes Oturu so special is that he continues to develop at rapid pace and is the most improved player in the class over the course of the last two season. Oturu was a dominate force throughout this high schools season putting up 19ppg and 16rpg. Oturu does not just put up numbers his impact makes his team better, during this past high season Oturu led Cretin to unexpected section championship and state tournament bid. The Gopher commit is one of the premier post defenders in the class nationally as shown last summer at the Nike 100 Camp, Oturu will play a major role for Howard Pulley inside this spring.
Adam Trapp 7’2 C Esko, Playground Elite
Adam Trapp is the top pure post prospect in the class and one of the elite center prospects in the Midwest. Tapp has elite size, is an elite level post defender and rim protector. Trapp had one of the greatest impact on his team this season leading Esko to a 23-3 record, averaging 17ppg and run to the section finals. Trapp will be playing major minutes for Play Ground Elite this spring in the EYBL. Trapp holds multiple high major conference offers, look for him to add to this list over this summer.
Shae Mitchell 6’6 SF Lakeville South, D1 Minnesota
The most athletic wing in the class and one of the premiere athletes in the class nationally Shae Mitchell has great athletic potential. After a healthy and productive high school campaign averaging 16ppg, Mitchell should be able to open up the major recruiting doors this spring. A prospect who has yet to reach the production of some of the other high caliber prospects, makes up for it with high major potential. Mitchell possess all the physical attributes needed to become a contributor at a high major program. Already having great interest from many high major programs and a offer from Drexel, Mitchell should become a major target over the summer.
Gabe Kalscheur 6’4 SG De La Salle, Howard Pulley
Gabe Kalscheur is the premier shooting guard prospect in the class and is as skilled a shooter as any prospect in the class. Kalscheur played a major role for 6 time consecutive state champion Minneapolis De La Salle averaging 18ppg  Kalscheur has a almost complete scoring guard skill set with his combination of perimeter shooting range, ability to space the floor and move without the ball to get open, along with his high basketball IQ and pedigree. Coming into the spring with multiple division one offers, his third consecutive state championship and a returning season in the EYBL Kalscheur is primed to be high major target this summer.
Goodnews Kpegeol 6’5 SG North St. Paul, Howard Pulley 
One of the most complete prospects in the class Goodnews Kpegeol possess a high caliber skill set on both sides of the ball. One of the leading scores in the state averaging 21ppg this year Kpegeol can attack of the dribble and finish with the best of them. Thriving at turning defense to offense Goodnews is one of the premier perimeter defenders in the class. Goodnews rebounds and can make plays at high rate as well for a scoring guard. Goodnews finished last spring playing on the EYBL showing great potential, now with a full EYBL season ahead and live periods, Goodnews stock should rise to a all time with growing interest already from many division one programs.
Joseph Hedstrom 6’10 C/PF Hopkins, Comets 
Joseph Hedstrom one of the top post prospects in the class is a skilled post with great tools. Hedstrom ability to have a great impact inside on both sides of the ball with his shot blocking, finishing at a high rate and rebounding gives him value. Playing major minutes this season for Hopkins Hedstrom showed great potential and good production. Hedstrom has all the physical attributes needed to be a post contributor on a high level in a high major conference. Coming into this spring healthy with a full varsity season under his belt, already holding multiple regional division one offers, look for Hedstrom to demand some major recruiting attention playing for the Comets.
 Beijan Newbern 6’2 PG Cooper, Select 
One of the most skilled point guard prospects in the class Beijan Newbern has a high caliber combination of skill, size and athleticism at the point guard position. Newbern was one of the most productive point guard prospects in the state this season averaging 20ppg showing ability to score and facilitate at a high level.  Injured early in the spring last year Newbern is primed to make the most of this summer with Select. At this point Newbern might be the most under rated prospect in the class and should become a priority for regional division one programs across the Midwest. If Newbern plays his game in front of the right coaches no telling what level of program or conference he could end up in.
Micheal Schaefer 6’6 SF St.Cloud Power House Hoops
One of the top scorers and best shooters in the state Michael Schaefer is one the most offensively complete prospects in the class. One of the most productive prospects during this season Michael Schaefer put up big-time numbers averaging 21ppg, 11rpg, leading St.Cloud Cathedral to a 22-4 record and I run to a state tournament third place finish. Schaefer can score on all three levels, shoots a high percentage from the field and can drive and attack of the dribble. Schaefer has major game and should be able to land some division one offers this summer playing with Power House Hoops.
Christian Kelly 6’4 SG Columbia Heights 43 Hoops 
One of the most versatile and complete wing  guard prospects in the class Christian Kelly does many things at a high level and impacts the game in all phases.  Kelly played a major role this High School season for Columbia Heights helping them reach the state tournament semi-finals. Kelly possesses great versatility on both sides of the ball his ability to score on all three levels, make plays, rebound  and defend multiple positions. Kelly should gain some mid major  interest this spring while playing with 43 hoops.
Damani Hayes 6’4 SG Mankato East Grassroots Team Sizzle 
One of the most complete shooting guard prospects in the class Damani Hayes has a high level scoring guard skill set. Hayes has a great combination of size, ball skills, athleticism and perimeter shooting range. Hayes was one of the most productive prospects in the class during this high school season averaging 20ppg. One of the most improved prospects in the class over the last 2 years Hayes has the ball handling to be the primary ball handler, high level three point shooting touch, the strength and athleticism of a wing. Look for Hayes to make some major recruiting noise demanding more interest on the Under Amour Circuit with Team Sizzle.
Jarius Cook 6’3 SG Park Center, Power House Hoops

One of the top shooting guard prospects in the class Jarius Cook has one of the highest caliber shooting guard skill sets in the class. Cook has great movement without the ball, deep shooting range behind the ark and great athleticism. One of the more productive prospects in the class this season Cook averaged 15ppg and help lead Park Center to a 20-6 record. One of the most improved guards in the class over the last yaer look for Cook to have a major recruiting breakout this summer playing with Power House Hoops.

 Matt Todd 6’1 PG Monticello, Comets 

Matt Todd is one of top scoring point guards in the class and one of the leading scorers in the state. One of most skilled shooters in the class Matt Todd was one of the most productive prospects in the state averaging 26ppg this season. Todd has elite ball handling, shooting off of the dribble and perimeter shooting range. A prospect who is primed to have a breakout summer campaign Too will be playing a major role for the Comets this summer.

Calvin Wishart 6’1 PG Delano, D1 Minnesota 
Few point guard’s in the class can turn it on like Delano point guard Calvin Wishart with his ability to take over games at times with scoring.  Wishart was one of the leading scorers in the state during this past 2 season averaging 27ppg game this season. Wishart has a very high caliber scoring point guard skill set, able to attack off of the dribble to create opportunities for himself and others. Wishart coming into this spring already with interest from many division one programs look for his recruitment to reach to a new level this summer.
Sy Chatman 6’8 F Cretin Derham Hall, Howard Pulley
One of the most skilled and versatile front court prospects in the class Sy Chatman has a high caliber front court skill set. Not many prospects grow 3 inches in eighteen months but Chatman hit a growth spurt and is only 16 years old during this spring. Chatman played a major role for Cretin Derham Hall making contributions in all the phase of the game that don’t show up in the score sheet but gets win. Chatman is the best front court zone defender in the class able to make plays in the passing lanes, anticipate plays on defense with size and athleticism to make plays on the ball on the perimeter as well in the paint. Chatman has great offensive versatility with his perimeter mid-rage shooting, ability to finish above the rim and make plays for others. Chatman has great potential and has a opportunity to make some major recruiting headway this  spring play for Howard Pulley on the EYBL.
Deundre Roberson 5’11 PG Columbia Heights, 43 Hoops  
The most explosive athlete at the point guard position Deundre Roberson is one of the top scoring point guards in the class. One of the most productive point guard prospects in the class this season Roberson averaged 18ppg and help lead Columbia Heights to the state tournament semi-finals. Roberson has an elite first step, explosiveness around the rim and can finish in traffic. A prospect who makes wow plays Roberson is sure to gain some major recruiting interest this spring playing with 43 Hoops.