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Posted On: 03/31/20 6:00 AM

Let’s dive into the best power forwards still available in the 2020 Illinois class!  These are the top four men that remain uncommitted.

 

Christian Shumate Christian Shumate 6'5" | PF Bloom | 2020 State #376 Nation IL (Bloom)

Shumate is an uber bouncy four man that had a fantastic senior season after transferring to Bloom.  The athletic 6’5” forward plays way above the rim with his elite motor.  Flies in from out of nowhere for offensive rebound put backs and dunks.  Blocks shots with the best of them.  Big time transition player.  Has improved his handle over the years being able to put it on the deck from the perimeter.  Jumper has gotten much more consistent particularly from mid-range.    

 

 

 

Kennedy Brown Kennedy Brown 6'8" | PF Bogan | 2020 State IL (Bogan)

This is one of the more interesting prospects in Illinois.  He put his name on the radar as a backup during his junior year and then closed his summer out with a monster showing at the UIC team camp.  Moved to Core 4 Prep in Georgia before coming back playing his last few games at Bogan.  The 6’8” post reclassified to the 2021 class before leaving and as of now that is still the plan going to a different

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