Prep Hoops Missouri continues to take a look at the unsigned players from the Class of 2020. Today, we feature the second installment of available forwards from 2020.
6’7″ Soldan: A robust post player who was a four-year starter for the Tigers. He made a living in the low post with his big body and variety of effective moves in the paint, which including jump hooks and turnaround jumpers. As a senior, he averaged 14.8 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.5 blocks while shooting nearly 60 percent from the field.
6’4″ Confluence Prep: An explosive combo forward who has the ability to attack the basket and dunk on people in a crowd. He can provide matchup problems with his ability to drive by opposing bigs while also being able to take smaller defenders into the post to eat. He averaged 14 points a game as a senior.
6’5″ Lee’s Summit West: A versatile Stretch 4 with good size and the ability to knock down 3-pointers off the catch. He is also an effective ball handler who can also pass the ball. He averaged 11 points and 6.4 rebounds on a very balanced team.
6’7″ Hillsboro: A long and athletic post player who has the ability to impact the game in the post or on the perimeter. He is very active around the basket, where he averaged 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots a game. He has a nice shooting touch in the post as he averaged 12.9 points while shooting 55 percent from the field. He also improved his 3-point shooting as he made 37 percent from long distance.
Garrett Stevens 6’6″ Plattsburg: A versatile combo forward who was one of the top players in NW Missouri. He led his team to a district title this season and a Final Four appearance as a junior. He is a matchup problem with his ability to get buckets in the post or from 3-point distance. As a senior, he averaged 17 points, nine rebounds and two blocks a game while shooting 48 percent from the field and 38 percent from 3-point range.