Posted On: 09/10/19 12:30 PM

Defense wins championships and is also one of the first things college coaches look for in potential prospects. When looking at defenders on Saturday, I was watching for guys that could move their feet and stick with their man, versatile and able to defend multiple positions, or protect the rim/perimeter with active hands and smart play. The 5 guys below did all of this and earned my respect as it is sometimes is hard to find good defensive talent in a showcase setting.

Ben Knostman (2021) 6’4 Tippecanoe

Knostman knows how to use his length on both ends of the floor. While he played well on the offensive end, I especially liked how he disrupted passing lanes and used active hands while defending on the ball. An under the radar talen

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