Posted On: 06/2/19 7:52 PM

When unpacking the last nine weekends of basketball, a couple of things become quite clear early on: 1. High-major prospects are strewn about tournaments in every region — especially in the Midwest. 2. More often than not, the elite players come in pairs.

Here we will be vetting the latter from the past nine weekends, finding the top combinations from the Prep Hoops Spring Circuit.

The Truth EYBL 16U: F Damion McDowell, F Peyton Watson, G Reese Dixon
The Truth’s appearance was a brief one, as they were ousted by Powerhouse Hoops UAA in their first tournament together at Hustle Season Kickoff. Still, this trio resonated with me, largely because of their national profile and versatility.

Reese Dixon and Peyton Watson are fourth and fifth respectively in Prep Hoops Southern California rankings, while McDowell is slightly below them at 29th. They all fit a similar bill: mid-six foot, spindly, and lengthy athletes. Together these three dominate the scoring load, but their full-court press — elevated by the trio’s length and nose for the ball — suffocated opposing offenses.

Dream Vision 17U: G Kyree Walker, F/G Makur Maker
Maker, the cousin of NBA center Thon Maker, and Walker, a prospect likely

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