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Posted On: 06/27/18 11:14 AM
Prep Hoops Kansas takes a look at several players who have earned a spot in the top 10 over the past year and have risen up the latest 2020 rankings.
No. 1 — Ty Berry, 6’2, G, 2020, Newton
A talented off guard who can handle the ball, create for himself and others off the bounce and can fill it up from all over the floor. Berry recently picked up an offer from Minnesota, adding to an impressive offer sheet for a young player as he also holds offers from Weber State, Drake, Nebraska, Creighton and Kansas State.
No. 2 — Jonathan Jackson, 6’4, G, 2020, Maranatha
The younger brother of former UNC star and current NBA player Justin Jackson, Jonathan Jackson is a smooth outside shooter with a quick, compact release with good size and athleticism. He moves exceptionally well off the ball and score with the ball in his hands or running off the ball.
No. 4 — KT Raimey, 6’3, G, 2020, Olathe East
Raimey is a talented combo guard who can play on the ball or off the ball. He is a talented ball handler and creator off the dribble who has a smooth outside shooting stroke. His best attribute is his lightening quick feet and elite agility that allows his to slither into the lane and finish tough chances in the paint by twisting and contorting his frame. He is putting together a strong offseason with KC Run GMC.
No. 6 — Gavin Elkamil, 6’3, G, 2020, Pittsburg
Elkamil has good size and a strong frame and the ability to fill up the basket from the 2 guard position. He handles it well and has the ability to knock down perimeter shots with consistency. He is putting together a strong offseason running with Team Griffin.
No. 9 — Markell Hood, 6’5, G/F, 2020, Shawnee Mission West
Hood brings a versatile, well-rounded skill set to the floor, able to put points on the board, or be an elite role player. He defends, can play multiple positions, can rebound and is capable of taking over a game offensively at the high school level. He has put together a strong spring with KC Run GMC 16U, carving out a niche as an all-around player.
No. 10 — Ky Thomas, 6’0, G, 2020, Topeka
Thomas helped lead Topeka to the Kansas 6A state championships in Wichita last season and has since seen his recruiting as a football prospect blow up. He currently holds several Division I offers in the sport, but he remains one of the the state’s top basketball players as well, armed with a strong, physical frame, elite quickness and the ability to attack the basket relentlessly.