Posted On: 01/22/20 12:00 PM

With the season nearing its mid-way point, Prep Hoops Kansas takes a look at several players raising their profile in the Sunflower Conference this season.

SUNFLOWER

Gardner-Edgerton, Lawrence, Lawrence Free State, Olathe Northwest, Olathe East, Olathe North, Olathe South, Olathe West, Shawnee Mission East, Shawnee Mission North, Shawnee Mission South, Shawnee Mission Northwest, Shawnee Mission West.

 Jon Boyer, 6’7, F, 2020, Olathe South
A good defender for Olathe South who looks to use his length and height to his advantage inside. Boyer is a tall post option for Olathe South can block shots and force teams to deal with his height inside and around the paint. He can rebound some and looks to score when he has an opening near the basket. 

Max Close, 6’4, F, 2021, Shawnee Mission South
Close has a nice feel for the wing and post spot as he has good athleticism, a strong frame and good bounce around the basket. He runs the floor well and is good in space and when pressure is strong and he has to make a play for himself. Close can score off jumpers, glass hook shots and

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