Posted On: 09/20/19 10:00 AM

It’s never too early for way-too-early season. With fall sports hitting the halfway point soon, attention will start turning to the winter season. 

With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top backcourts in Class AAA for this upcoming season:

Mankato East: Joich Gong and Jax Madson

The Cougars are one of the most talented teams in the state and the star backcourt of Madson and Gong is the driving force behind their success. Both guys have been rotation players or starters since their sophomore seasons. Gong is long, smooth and excellent as a slasher and passer while Madson has the strength to bully opposing guards on both ends, shoot from deep or get to the rim. They form arguably the best backcourt in the state.

St. Anthony: Tait Nelson and Max Kachman

St. Anthony should be much improved this winter and the backcourt tandem of Nelson and Kachman is a big reason why. Nelson is one of the best scorers in Class AAA, after averaging 17 and 21 points per game the last two seasons. He can fill it up like few players. Kachman

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