Posted On: 03/9/20 5:00 PM
With the high school season coming to an end, here’s a look at the latest update and expansion of the class of 2022 rankings in the state of North Carolina.
A Look at the Top 10
1 Jaden BradleyJadenBradley6'3" | PGCannon | 2022State#5NationNC
2 Marquise RiceMarquiseRice6'5" | CGDurham Academy | 2022State#10NationNC
3 Jalen Hood-SchifinoJalenHood-Schifino6'4" | CGCombine Academy | 2022State#43NationNC
4 DeAnte GreenDeAnteGreen6'8" | PFThe Christ School | 2022StateNC
5 Po’Boigh KingPo’BoighKing6'4" | CGWord of God | 2022StateNC
6 Jeremy GregoryJeremyGregory6'6" | PFNorth Mecklenburg | 2022StateNC
7 Derrick NixDerrickNix6'7" | PFCannon | 2022State#140NationNC
8 Jaquantae HarrisJaquantaeHarris6'0" | PGNorthwood Temple | 2022StateNC
9 Cam OatesCamOates5'10" | PGTrinity Christian | 2022StateNC
10 Avion PinnerAvionPinner6'9" | SFRiverside-Martin | 2022StateNC
While the top 5 remained unchanged, the bottom five of the Top 10 saw a lot of shifting, with three new players cracking the top of the list. After lurking below the Top 10, a few prospects have managed to move up given their performance at the high school level. The newest names are Jeremy GregoryJeremyGregory6'6" | PFNorth Mecklenburg | 2022StateNC, Derrick NixDerrickNix6'7" | PFCannon | 2022State#140NationNC, Cam OatesCamOates5'10" | PGTrinity Christian | 2022StateNC and Avion PinnerAvionPinner6'9" | SFRiverside-Martin | 2022StateNC. This is quite a talented class and as the season progress, look for things to change a bit more, especially as prospects develop heading into the spring and summer.
Expansion to 100 Prospects
As the season’s progress and the players in the 2022 class develop, keep an eye out for the list to grow. In this edition, the list has gone from 75 prospects to 100 total prospects. Look for the list to expand to 125 by the end of the summer.
No. 78 Dee BarnettDeeBarnett5'10" | CGNew Hanover | 2022StateNC, New Hanover
New Hanover guard Dee BarnettDeeBarnett5'10" | CGNew Hanover | 2022StateNC was pivotal in their run to the 3A State Playoffs. He produced 11.0 ppg, 2.9 apg, 2.3 spg and 2.2 rpg in 2019-20 as a sophomore.
No 80 Magnus SwingerMagnusSwinger6'5" | SFConcord | 2022StateNC, Concord
Magnus SwingerMagnusSwinger6'5" | SFConcord | 2022StateNC had a breakout season for Concord in the frontcourt, putting up 9.6 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 1.6 bpg in 2019-20. He’s a 6-foot-5 versatile wing to keep an eye on.
No. 88 Terry MooreTerryMoore6'0" | PGWashington | 2022StateNC, Washington
Terry MooreTerryMoore6'0" | PGWashington | 2022StateNC is due for a big junior season after playing behind Rashod SmithRashodSmith6'0" | PGWashington | 2020StateNC in 2019-20. He put up 5.7 ppg, 3.5 rpg and 1.9 apg off the bench.
No. 89 Cam LutterlohCamLutterloh6'3" | CGRiver Mill Academy | 2022StateNC, River Mill Academy
6-foot guard Cam LutterlohCamLutterloh6'3" | CGRiver Mill Academy | 2022StateNC continues to improve on the hardwood following another season. He produced 17.9 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.3 spg and 1.5 apg as River Mill’s biggest weapon alongside Chase MebaneChaseMebane6'4" | PFRiver Mill Academy | 2020StateNC.
No. 94 Kevion WallerKevionWaller5'5" | PGJ.H. Rose | 2022StateNC, J.H. Rose
Kevion WallerKevionWaller5'5" | PGJ.H. Rose | 2022StateNC isn’t the biggest floor general at 5-foot-5, but he makes up for it with his ability to make an impact on both ends. He averaged 14.3 ppg, 4.0 apg, 3.2 rpg and 3.2 spg in his second full season on varsity.
There were quite a few prospects who saw their stock rise following productive sophomore high school seasons. Here’s a look at a few stock risers in the latest update:
Guard Nayshin WallerNayshinWaller6'3" | PGPrinceton | 2022StateNC – Princeton
No. 53 to No. 19
Waller had another productive high school season, putting up 16.6 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.5 apg and 2.0 steals per game. He’ll be one to watch this spring and summer in this class.
Point Guard Quava PropstQuavaPropst6'0" | PGCox Mill | 2022StateNC – Cox Mill
No. 35 to No. 28
Propst was one of the top players on this year’s Cox Mill squad after they had to reload due to graduation. He put up a team-high 15.9 ppg along with 6.1 rpg, 4.3 apg and 1.6 spg. He’ll be another guard to keep an eye on this spring and summer.
Forward Chatham LambiotteChathamLambiotte6'6" | PFCape Fear Academy | 2022StateNC – Cape Fear Academy
No. 68 to No. 56
Lambiotte played a pivotal role in Cape Fear Academy’s 3A NCISAA State Playoff run to the semifinals in the frontcourt. As he learns to play big in the post, he’s a 6-foot-6 forward to keep an eye on.