Prep Hoops Route 66 Kick Off 17U Players to Watch: Part 9

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Posted On: 03/30/17 4:43 PM

The Prep Hoops Route 66 Kick Off is back in Oklahoma this year for the second consecutive year. The field is loaded with talent from across the country. Teams are attending the tournament from Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Michigan. We begin previewing the 17U division with some of the top talent at the tournament.

Ben Pyle 6’7 2018 Kansas Select Wing

He is the leading scorer for the Kansas Select squad. At 6’7 Pyle is a player who can be effective on the Wing at a high level. Pyle is receiving Division I interest. Pyle is ranked the 7th overall prospect in the Kansas 2018 Class.

Dylan Vincent 6’1 2018 Kansas Select Point Guard

He can really score the basketball from the Point Guard spot. What makes Vincent special is his ability to realize when to pass and when to score. Vincent is an intriguing prospect to watch this weekend. Vincent is ranked the 6th overall prospect in the Kansas 2018 Class.

Joe Cooper 6′ 2019 Memphis Magic Point Guard 

Cooper is playing up a year on a talented Memphis Magic squad. He will lead the way as the primary ball handler from the Point Guard spot. Cooper is ranked by several publications nationally.

Kevin Obanor 6’8 2018 Memphis Magic Forward 

Obanor holds it down for Memphis Magic in the paint. He is a big time rebounder and plays both ends of the floor. He has a chance to have a huge summer with Memphis Magic on the Adidas Circuit.

Cory Boyd 6’8 2018 Memphis Magic Forward 

Boyd is a load to handle in the paint for Memphis Magic. He has really good potential on the block. This weekend will allow him to showcase his skills on full display.

Brandon Mason 6’4 2018 Memphis Magic Wing

Mason is a dynamic Wing who has a chance to turn into a player who will be highly recruited in his region. He has shown flashes of excellence it will be great to see him this weekend.

Neil Rice Jr. 6’1 2018 Arkansas Lions Guard 

Rice is a fiery Guard with some big time scoring skills for the Arkansas Lions. He ended last summer on a high note and it will be interesting to see what he produces on the grassroots stage in kickoff the summer of 2017.

Kevis Stewart 6’8 2019 Arkansas Lions Forward  

Stewart made great strides last year for the Arkansas Lions. He will continue to play up this year an age group. He is talented and does a good job of banging in the paint, boxing out and being a force on the defensive end. The offensive game of Stewart started to develop last year if he can continue to develop he has a chance to be a really nice prospect at the next level.