Wednesday, September 25, 2013
These players just missed the cut
By John Stovall
We’ve ranked the top players in the classes of 2015 and 2016. Here’s a look at the players who just missed the cut:
Class of 2015
Jessie Govan 6-10, C, Manhasset, N.Y. (St. Mary): Big-bodied post player with a nice touch to 17 feet.
Tyler Lydon 6-9, PF, New Hampton, N.H. (Prep): Long and thin high post shooter. Really coming on fast.
Jalon Miller 6-5, SF/SG, Dallas (Seagoville): Skilled and athletic shooter. Prime candidate to blow up next summer.
Marcus LoVett 5-10, PG, San Gabriel, Calif. (Academy): Skilled, scoring point guard. Very talented, just needs focus.
Giorgos Papagiannis 6-11, C, Westtown, Pa. (H.S.): European import with a huge reputation. Big-bodied, low post player. Early reports say he lives up to the hype.
Jarvis Johnson 6-0, PG/SG, Minneapolis, Minn. (DeLaSalle): Athletic combo guard who can score. More of a wing right now, once he moves to PG he could explode.
Amir Coffey 6-5, SF, Minneapolis, Minn. (Hopkins): Long and skilled lefty wing. Could be ready to explode this year.
Rodney Miller 6-10, C, Mouth of Wilson, Va. (Oak Hill): Long, skilled and talented post. Full of upside. Needs to start realizing his potential. Talent is definitely there.
Kassoum Yakwe 6-6, PF, Centereach, N.Y. (Our Savior): Great motor. Active and productive. Gets a lot done every day. Skilled post who plays 15 feet and in.
Derryck Thornton 5-10, PG, Henderson, Nev. (Findlay Prep): Solid PG. Can score and distribute. Good basketball IQ. Will continue to be one of the top PGs in the class.
T.J. Leaf 6-7, PF, El Cajon, Calif. (Foothills Christian): Skilled 4 man. Can shoot and score. Better athlete than you think.
Mark Vital 6-5, SF, Lake Charles, La. (Washington-Marion): Super athletic wing. Increasing his skill level. Early commit to Baylor
they may have a steal!