Posted On: 09/7/15 8:00 PM

So it has been well known for a while that the class of 2016 isn’t stellar with the D1 talent that the state has become known for over the years.  What are this group’s strengths and weakness as a class?


One of the strengths that stands out is the depth at the point guard position.  It is led by the state’s new top 2016 prospect in Morgan Park point guard Charlie Moore.  The lead guard is the only high major prospect, but is followed by potentially seven more division one players and double digit division two prospects.  They come in different shapes, sizes, and skill sets.  There are scoring point guards like Devin Gage, Micah Bradford, and Jarrin Randall.  Then you have pass first lead guards like Tommy Lucca and Matty Smith.  Other D1 prospects that have a nice balance include Mike Smith and Tarkus Ferguson.

The overall depth at the D2, D3, and NAIA levels has a chance to be very good.  For D2 programs there are quite a few tweener kids positionally that might fall down to that level because they don’t look the part, but will be a

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