Posted On: 05/8/20 4:24 PM

We’re here to answer the question of, “Who are the 10 best prospects in Southern Kentucky?” Some of these players are closer to central Kentucky but the list is made up of 12th and 13th region players along with some 11th region players in the Richmond area. 13th region players who are in the mountains were covered in our Eastern Kentucky article. Moral of the story? Kentucky geography is weird.

What are the stipulations? None, really. Regardless of positions, what our top 10?

#1 Reed SheppardReedSheppard6'2" | CGNorth Laurel | 2023StateKY, North Laurel (2023) - One of the best young players in the state, Sheppard has the blue blood lineage but is also on track to meet his potential thus far. Reed would benefit from another couple inches in height but even if he never grows another inch, his athleticism and IQ make him a big time college prospect and a star in the 13th region.

#2 DeAjuan SteppDeAjuanStepp6'5" | SFWest Jessamine | 2021StateKY, West Jessamine (2021) - Solidly a top 10 player in the class of 2021, Stepp is on the list of best players in the state without a scholarship offer. That could change if we ever get to play AAU this summer. Dee is a

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