Posted On: 05/8/20 11:16 AM

With the 2021 class losing out on the spring portion of the AAU season, we at Prep Hoops want to give recognition to some hidden gems at the center position. A majority of these players are ranked outside of our top-100, and all have the potential to play at the next level!

Jack HernandezJackHernandez6'8" | CHopkins | 2021StateMN (6’8 2021 C, Hopkins)- Another player that could contribute next season among a deep group of talent at Hopkins, Jack has shown flashes of promise every time I see him play. He only appeared in five varsity games while struggling with an injury, but the 6’8 center is comfortable facing up and hitting mid-range jumpers using his high release. Jack’s a hard working defender who moves his feet when defending the pick-and-roll, and hustles for loose balls and rebounds. With an improved arsenal of post moves, he could be a solid contributor at the varsity level as a senior.

Sam ShikenjanskiSamShikenjanski6'8" | PFStillwater | 2021StateMN (6’8 2021 C, Stillwater)- Sam ShikenjanskiSamShikenjanski6'8" | PFStillwater | 2021StateMN was a key contributor for Stillwater this past season, often making his presence felt on the defensive end as a shot blocker. He’s a mobile 6’8 post who moves his feet to get in position,

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