Conference Preview

Posted On: 10/19/15 1:00 AM

The Prime Time Prospects Combine put on by Prep Hoops had 176 players from grades 8-12 competing and showing off their skills. They listened to a couple speakers, they went through agility training (scores will be up soon on the Prep Hoops Network), they were scored on five different basketball skill tests, and then they competed in open runs for the final 90-120 minutes of the event.  Most of the talent was from Minnesota but it did include some players from North and South Dakota who are talked about below.

  • Wil Johnson (Harrisburg, PG, 2017).  An open run with strangers is not the easiest thing to assimilate to but Johnson's leading at point guard was one of the things that stood out yesterday.  His body control, pace of play pushing up the floor to hurt the retreating defense but also recognizing when to hold up and run the halfcourt offense, it was something that caught attention of the staff and a few college coaches as well.  Johnson stayed disciplined as a lead guard and consistently made sure his team had open looks (which there were many).
  • Ethan Freidel (Tea Area, SG, 2017).  One of the best shooters in

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