Posted On: 08/2/19 12:44 PM

The Prep Hoops Circuit's Hard Work Region culminated this past weekend in Minneapolis, and the talent level was exceptionally high throughout the gym. Minnesota is known for having a surplus of talented post products, and there was no shortage of height and talent at the Hard Work Region Finals. These are a handful of the top big men I saw over the weekend.

Dain Dainja (6'9 2020 PF, MN Heat-West 17u)- Dain Dainja is the type of prospect that dominates in every setting he plays in. High school season? Check. Nike EYBL? Check. The Prep Hoops Circuit? No different. Dain joined the Minnesota Heat for the weekend and led them to a semi-final birth in a loaded 17u bracket. He showed off his typical versatile playing style, using his rare handles for his size to create mismatch issues both inside and on the wing. His passing vision looked better than ever as he consistently dropped no look dimes to his teammates, including the game winning assist to knock out MN Fury in the quarterfinals. Dain didn't find his usual success in the post as he was constantly being swarmed by multiple defenders, but his basket attack off the dribble was

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