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Posted On: 04/8/18 12:01 AM
Prep Hoops Kansas takes a look at several players who recently made college commitments.
Mason Alexander, 6’0, PG, 2018, McPherson (William Jewell)
A left hander, Alexander is a terrific leader capable of running the show, knocking down outside shots and can get to the bucket as well. He recently committed to NCAA Division II program William Jewell, choosing the school over a host of other offers.
Tate Busse, St. Francis (Wichita State)
Busse is the latest Kansas player to commit to be a preferred walk-on, joining several other players across the state to make that decision. Busse put together a terrific career at small school St. Francis.
Koriyon Carr, 5’11, G, 2018, Topeka West (Neosho)
Carr is a tough shooting guard capable of knocking down perimeter shots and can handle the ball. He was a big part of a turnaround at Topeka West, helping the Chargers to a big season. Carr committed to Neosho CC on April 5.
Garrett Luinstra, 6’1, PG, 2018, Free State (Kansas)
Luinstra was among the state’s premier players over the past two years, breaking onto the seaso. last season and earning a reputation as one of the state’s top players. Luinstra turned down several college offers to take a preferred walk-on spot at hometown Kansas.
Kenny Stewart, 6’1, G, 2018,Highland Park (Coffeyville CC)
Stewart put together a big senior season for Highland Park, showcasing the ability to put the ball in the basket from all over the court. He is a creative ball handler who get to the basket and can also pull-up off the bounce and knock down the mid-range jumper.
Raymond Swopes, 6’2, G, 2018, Washburn Rural
One of the top shooters in Kansas’ 2018 class, Swopes combines his perimeter shooting abilities with creative ball handling and good leadership skills. He recently committed to play at Baker University.
Larry White, 6’5, F, 2018, Topeka (Coffeyville CC)
A talented wing player, White can knock down outside shots, runs the floor well and is a tough rebounder. Defensively he can guard multiple positions and surprises with his shot blocking abilities.
Bryce Yoder, 6’3, SG, 2018, Piper (Simpson College)
There might not be a better shooter around when he has his feet set than Yoder. He has good size at 6’3, rebounds well and has good range well behind the arc. He committed to Simpson College in late February.