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Posted On: 08/18/15 5:05 PM

The Class of 2018 is shaping up to be a special one in Northeast Ohio. The next player who might break out on the recruiting scene is Lutheran East guard Keandre Graves.

Part of a young core with Lutheran East, Graves stands at 6-foot-3 and immediately averaged double-digits in scoring as a freshman last season. Now he wants to take the next step to become a complete player.

"I've been working on my ball-handling, getting quicker on defense and rebounding," Graves said. "I rebounded OK last year, but I don't think I did as well as I should have."

Graves has also tried to slow the game down. He says the biggest adjustment from going from eighth grade to the high school last season was the pace of the game. As a member of Ohio Basketball Club during the summer, he has been preparing himself by continuing to play strong competition.

"I feel like we have the best players in Ohio for the Class of 2018," Graves said. "We're always playing against the top players across the country."

Graves has yet to pick up any offers but he's loaded with potential. His pedigree also helps, as he comes from an

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