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Posted On: 05/10/18 8:03 AM
The spring live periods have come and gone with several players picking up a lot of offers and interest. This article breaks down the top risers in Oklahoma regardless of class this spring.
Dayten Holman 2020 Oklahoma Run PWP/Norman Point Guard
This spring Holman has turned his potential into production on the court. The offers are flowing in from colleges across the country spotting his ability to create offensively, make others better around him, and the fearless defense he provides with his length. Holman has turned into the definite #2 prospect in the 2020 Oklahoma Class and should enter many national rankings with his play on the Under Armour Circuit. No player in Oklahoma had a bigger spring than Holman.
Trey Phipps 2020 Oklahoma Run PWP/Booker T. Washington Combo Guard (Tulsa Commit)
The start to the Under Armour Circuit Phipps has put together is beyond impressive. Phipps played his way into a hometown scholarship offer from Tulsa, which he decided to go ahead and commit. To give some perspective to how great Phipps is shooting the basketball, he is second in scoring at the 16U age group on the Under Armour Circuit.
Bryce Thompson 2020 Oklahoma Run PWP/Booker T. Washington Wing
Entering the spring Thompson was the most known Oklahoma basketball prospect in the state. On the Under Armour Circuit Thompson took his game to a new level garnering an offer from Kansas. The offers will continue to pour in for Thompson as more coaches see his ability to shoot the rock at a high clip. Thompson is the top-projected player in the state of Oklahoma.
Kalib Boone 2019 Oklahoma Run PWP/Tulsa Memorial Center (Oklahoma State Commit)
Committing early to Oklahoma State has not slowed Boone down one bit. The overall performance Boone has put on have him rising to the top of the Oklahoma 2019 Class. This spring Boone has taken mentality the big high school season he had in the paint to the Under Armour Circuit. He is averaging 12 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks per game. The ability of Boone to impact the game positively in so many ways on both ends of the floor has made him a nationally ranked prospect.
Drew Tennial 2019 Team Griffin/Edmond Memorial Wing
Tennial earned his first two NCAA Division I offers this spring from Texas State and Abilene Christian. The heart Tennial plays with on the floor instantly sticks out when you watch him play on the court. The aggressiveness of Tennial attacking the basket with great success impressed coaches. He could be a prospect that blossoms into a prospect with a lot of Mid Major offers before the summer ends.
Nate Goodlow 2020 Team Griffin/Del City Combo Guard
The biggest reason Goodlow pops out on the basketball court is the intensity he brings on the defensive end. Goodlow puts a ton of pressure on his opponent at all times. The offensive game of Goodlow is growing as he is being asked to score the basketball more. It is still uncertain what level Goodlow will end up, but one thing is for sure he is a prospect to know in the 2020 Class.
Patrick Garrett 2019 Game Changer Hoops/John Marshall Wing
The length of Garrett on the Wing was intriguing at the start of the grassroots season. Still, you wanted to see what Garrett could do production wise on the court. He answered the call with a stellar showing showcasing how he can impact the game scoring the basketball from the Wing with strong drives towards the rim. On a team with decent size, Garrett is not asked to play the role of a big however he did provide several big-time blocks. The confidence of Garrett is growing each time out on the basketball court. By the end of the summer, Garrett could be at an entirely different level. He is currently being recruited by NCAA Division II programs.
Jett Sternberger 2019 Game Changer Hoops/Kingfisher Point Guard
The young man is known for lighting up the scoreboard in the two sports he plays. Sternberger has gelled really well in the Game Changer Hoops system with head coach Dan Hays. The biggest thing Sternberger has shown this spring is that he is much more than just a scorer. The team around Sternberger feeds off of him. The shooting talents of Sternberger open up the offense for Game Changer Hoops. Sternberger is the most heavily recruited NCAA Division II prospect in the state of Oklahoma with offers from Southwestern Oklahoma State, Southeastern Oklahoma State, and Oklahoma Christian.
Trey Green 2019 Oklahoma Impact/Kingfisher Wing
Over the spring Green has proven he can play against the upper-level talent. He has diced up defenses with his ability to score from all three levels on the floor. At 6’3 Green has the size and the skill set to be one of the best NCAA Division II projected prospects in the state of Oklahoma. The thing that separates Green is his toughness on the court. Green is one of those players that would run through a wall to help his team win.
Hunter Staton 2019 Pro Skills Oklahoma/Stillwater Center
Pro Skills Oklahoma did a great job of putting Staton in places to succeed this spring. Coaches noticed the physical build of Staton, but it was his ability to rebound that made his game stick out more. Staton will have the opportunity to be seen this summer by a mix of Low Major NCAA Division I to NCAA Divison II coaches.
Matthew Stone 2021 Oklahoma Run PWP/Kingfisher Wing
Stone is blossoming this spring with the Oklahoma Run PWP 15U squad. The ability of Stone to shoot the basketball at a high level is shining brightly. He is not the most athletic player on the Wing, however, he does a variety of things to shine the spotlight on what he does really well. The scoring, hustle, and grit of Stone have his name buzzing in the Oklahoma 2021 Class.
Jacob Thionnet 2019 Team Unity Wing
Thionnet is turning into a must watch for small colleges around Oklahoma. The skill set of Thionnet at 6’5 on the Wing will intrigue college coaches. The length of Thionnet allows him to be a problem on defense blocking shots, getting in the passing lanes, and staying in front of the offense. Thionnet has recently improved his jumper to add to his arsenal on offense. He is flying under the radar right now, but will soon be known by NCAA Division II programs.
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