Posted On: 06/7/19 11:00 AM

The Northstar Hoops State Tournament took over the metro area this past weekend with practically all the top players from all corners of the state on hand to compete.

This tournament had no shortage of high-end big men and it is no coincidence that the championship teams and runner-ups at the 17U and 16U levels both defended and rebounded at a high level.

Here were some of the top rebounders from the tournament:

Andrew Morgan, Heat Tauer 16U

Morgan is part of the two-headed paint monster that makes Heat Tauer one of the best 16U teams in the state. The Waseca forward is a rebounding machine on both ends of the floor and produces at a high level without needing a high volume of touches and usage. He’s certainly capable of scoring in the post too, but Morgan does a great job cleaning up the trash around the rim, using his strength and explosiveness to convert on second-chance opportunities. Defensively, he’s not a huge shot-blocker, but he’s a very good back line defender and he ends possessions at a high rate, owning his area and doing a great job

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