Posted On: 09/20/19 5:00 PM

As great as it is to cover all of the top guys in the state, it's also fun to uncover some hidden gems. In the Class of 2020, Steven Long certainly qualifies as a diamond in the rough. The lanky 6-foot-3, 165-pound wing was stashed away on JV as Tigard had a senior-heavy varsity last year, but this season Long is ready to step things up. The high-academic athlete has put in the hard work and time and his hope is that the college interest increases - starting with this Sunday at the PrepHoops Top 250 Expo.

"I've been working hard all summer, trying to get in the gym as much as I can," Long said. "I definitely worked on shooting and I'm a lot better shooter than I used to be. It was good playing for Team Fly Select (Perrault) - he was a really good coach as he really believes in you and gives you a lot of freedom and lets you make mistakes. I was able to play my game and grow a lot more, improve and learn for myself."

Watch Long perform and it won't be long before you spot the potential. He's long, lanky, and

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