Posted On: 06/15/19 6:00 AM

So who are the top power forwards and centers in the 2021 class?  Here are the best post prospects in the state of Illinois in the rising junior class!

 

Chris Hodges (Schaumburg)

Current Ranking: #4
Travel Team: Illinois Wolves

Hodges is the clear top post prospect in this class.  He had a strong spring with the Illinois Wolves playing up on the 17U level of the UAA.  The Schaumburg post averaged 9.8 points (63% from the field) along 4.7 rebounds per game.  He was very efficient with his touches when we saw him during the spring.  Power player that has improved his mobility around the hoop.  Soft touch and quality footwork.  Rebounds well in his area.

 

Grant Newell (Whitney Young)

Current Ranking: #10
Travel Team: Meanstreets

Newell is the new age four man with his length and ability to defend multiple positions including on the perimeter.  Good athlete who is bouncy around the hoop.  Quick to the glass for second chance opportunities and runs the floor very well for his size.  Solid mid-range jump shot!

 

 

Olivier Maxence-Prosper (Lake Forest Academy)

Current Ranking: #12
Travel Team: Brookwood Elite

This Canadian native plays

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