Posted On: 10/12/15 4:30 PM

Update from 10/12/15 by Alex Conover

Minnehaha Academy senior guard Benny Larry, Jr. is a senior presence playing with two young, lauded prospects in 8th-grader Jalen Suggs and sophomore Javonni Bickham. The trio has great promise, as Larry will be ready to shoot off a feed from Suggs, drive towards the hoop with some newfound physicality and/or find Bickham down low.

“I’m always weightlifting first thing in the morning,” Larry said. “Then I work out in the afternoon three days a week up at the Colin Powell Center with a trainer I met last year named Roger Ross. Since I'm not playing football this year, it gives me more time to workout and get ready for the season.

“I've improved a lot on what I needed to work on most and my athletic capabilities have grown a lot so I'm expecting a lot out of myself this year and as a captain to lead the group full of talented young guys at my school. It's going to be a great year for us.”

The D3 interest is streaming in, and Larry is visiting accordingly. He’s also hoping for interest from higher levels.

“I plan on making an official visit up

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