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Posted On: 09/13/18 10:00 AM
Here is a look at some of the top defensive players from last weekend’s Prep Hoops Missouri Top 250 Expo in St. Louis:
Aladji Gasama 6’10” DeSmet (2021): Excellent rim-protector who led the event in blocked shots.
DeMarion Shanklin 6’2″ Jennings (2021): Used his length and quickness to pick pockets get into the passing lanes.
Omena Oberuwvu 6’7″ Missouri Military Academy (2019): Active shot blocker who ran the court and had some impressive chase down blocks.
Tahja Stewart 6’3″ Waynesville (2019): Versatile defender who was athletic enough to guard wings and strong enough to guard post players inside.
Jonathan Dyer 6’1″ Vianney (2019): He was a hard working defender as he picked up his man and guarded him from end to end.
Daniel Abreu 6’5″ Willard (2020): A good communicator on defense who can play the pick and roll and block shots in the post.
Ilyaas Harris 5’9″ Marquette (2021): An aggressive on-ball defender who has quick hands to pick pockets.
Vemetrius Jackson 5’6″ Miller Career Academy (2021): A quick guard who plays good on-ball defense.
Isaiah Johnson 6’2″ Battle (2021: Did a nice job of getting into the passing lanes and creating steals.