Posted On: 01/15/20 3:00 PM

The Highland Shootout was held this past weekend and the 29th Annual might have been the best yet!  It was sold out for seven straight games with an awesome atmosphere and high level play on the court.  Here we breakdown the prospects at the event with Highland Shootout: 2021 Missouri Evaluations!

 

Yaya Keita (Desmet, MO – 2021)

At 6’9” Keita has a grown man’s body already as a junior in high school.  From a physical standpoint he will be ready to go on day one in college.  Offensively his best moves came on a powerful spin on the block and a put back on the glass.  Dropped a couple passes.  Like what he brings to the table as a rebounder with his ability to grab balls in traffic.  Defensively he is a shot blocker and has pretty good mobility for his strength.  Keita had 7 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 blocks.  Still developing, but has high-major potential for sure.

 

Sekou Gassama (Desmet, MO – 2021)

Gassama is a little taller, but not quite as strong as Keita.  He wasn’t very involved on the offensive end only taking one shot which he missed.  Grabbed three defensive rebounds and blocked

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