Posted On: 06/29/20 3:00 PM

We watched a ton of film this spring from the high school season which resulted in quite a few new names emerging in the class of 2021 on our radar!  Check out our Class of 2021: New Names for a few of the top ones!

 

Bennie SlaterBennieSlater6'5" | SFSpringfield | 2021StateIL (Springfield)

Debut Ranking: #30

He has excellent size for the small forward position at 6’5” with long arms and a lanky build.  Slater is very effective working in the high-post where he can be utilized in a number of areas.  He is a quality mid-range shooter that connects from 15-18 feet at a high clip.  Only hit one three in the two games we watched.  Can also put it on the deck a couple dribbles for finishes at the cup.  In the paint he is extremely quick both on the glass and scoring.  When he gets passes inside 10 feet he does a swift move for a score.  Sound and efficient footwork on the block.  Very effective getting on the offensive glass for second chance points.  Explosive second jump getting off the floor.  The area of his game we might have come away the most impressed with was his passing. 

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