Posted On: 01/4/19 1:05 PM

The Holidays are over, 2019 is here, and now conference play hits full swing.  Some teams have hit their "Gonzaga stretch" while others are still engaging in heavyweight fights.  Where are the top games?  NHR breaks it down. 

 

North St. Paul at Eden Prairie

The Skinny:  Damian Johnson, head coach of North St. Paul, was an assistant at Eden Prairie before heading to Polar country.  Both teams have played DeLaSalle with the Polars winning on the Island but the Eagles falling to the Islanders.  EP is 6-3, NSP is 5-3, Eagles are in an area where they likely need a nice win this evening. 

Top Match-Up: Dajuan Carter vs Drake Dobbs.  Dobbs surprised many yesterday and committed to division one Liberty, one of the few christian university schools at the D1 level.  A quality program and a good fit for Dobbs so he made the call early.  Dobbs is a junior that can play either guard spot which also describes Carter.  Both are about 6-foot-1 guard with range.  

Top Prospect to See:   Drake Dobbs.  The Eden Prairie leading scorer is putting up 19.3 points per game for a balanced line-up. 

Prediction:  This is a game the Eagles need.  They

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