Posted On: 11/5/19 9:30 PM

Every basketball team in the country wants a player that can defend the paint. Elite shot-blockers are vital for the success of the team as they change the way offenses score around the basket. New Jersey is full of good shot-blockers, especially in the senior class. Here are the top interior defenders in the 2020 class.

Cliff Omoruyi, C Roselle Catholic

The 6'11 big man is the perfect candidate to kick off this list. Omoruyi is by far the top shot-blocker in New Jersey with his combination of size, length and timing. He moves his feet well on the defensive end as he does not allow many offensive players to get in front of him in the post. When opponents do get the ball in the post, they are unable to get past Omoruyi down low. The Roselle Catholic big man will decided his college basketball destination after the season, where he will contribute immediately on the defensive end.

Lance Ware, PF Camden

The Kentucky commit is one of the top athletes in the state and it shows on the defensive end. Ware uses his athleticism to block shots all over the floor, creating havoc for opponents. The 6'9 forward

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