Posted On: 01/28/20 7:11 AM

The Hearts 2 Hand showcase Sunday featured five games full of intriguing matchups from teams across New Jersey. With many of the 2020 class either committed to or figuring out their next steps after high school hoops, this article focuses on the players in the 2021 class and under who rose their stock during this event.

 

Alif Bass (2022) | St. Peter’s Prep

Not sure anyone increased their stock higher Sunday than Bass who stepped up in the absence of their best player Mark Armstrong. Bass was the best defender on the floor, doing everything from lock down on-ball defense to flying around the floor getting steals. He combines his defensive prowess with good spot up shooting making him a 3 and D prospect. Currently unranked in New Jersey’s 2022 class, if he continues playing like he has these past few weekends, Bass should find himself as a ranked player moving forward.

 

Rayshawn Ford (2021) | St. Peter’s Prep 

In Armstrong’s absence, Ford rose to the occasion and was the best player on the floor. He scored 26 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in their 64-54 win over Union. The #61 ranked player

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