Posted On: 10/6/19 10:00 AM

Class of 2020 forward Eric Northweather of Blair Oaks is a versatile post player who happens to be one of the top players in the middle of the state.

The 6’8 Northweather already has an offer from Missouri Western as well as plenty on interest from Division II programs in the region. Many Division II programs were a constant presence at his games throughout the grassroots season.

 Northweather may be a little under the radar to many, but his size and overall skill set check him in at No. 31 in the current Prep Hoops Missouri 2020 rankings. He didn’t play on a major shoe circuit team, but he did some major work for the Mid Mo Elite program throughout his high school career.

 Comprised of kids from the middle of the state, the Mid Mo Elite competed well against a lot of top teams in the region and a major reason why was Northweather’s ability to create matchup problems. At 6’8, he is a factor in the post with his ability to score and rebound at a high level. He can also stretch the defense with his 3-point shooting and go on rim-runs for transition buckets.

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