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Posted On: 08/19/20 6:00 AM

PrepHoops had two monster events the weekend of August 8-9 in Minnesota and Kansas City.  We covered Minnesota live, but don’t fear Illinois teams that were in Kansas City we got you covered too!  All this week we are rolling out our Film Room evaluations from the event!  Here is The Finale Film Room: Illinois Bears Ritzel 17U!


Buzz Ritzel Buzz Ritzel 6'2" | SG Nashville | 2021 State IL (Nashville – 2021)

Ritzel is a 6’2” combo guard from small school basketball power Nashville.  He was very good in this game drilling threes off the catch.  Can play both on and off the ball.  Crafty with the rock in his hands including scoring on a spinning layup.


Jaxon Goforth Jaxon Goforth 6'5" | PF Nashville | 2021 State IL (Nashville – 2021)

This 6’5” combo forward had a really nice outing for the Bears.  Handles it well with both hands and was effective taking it baseline on multiple occasions for left handed layups.  Connected on a three from the wing.  Defensively he used his length including walling up inside on a few of his opponents drives.


Carson Loepker Carson Loepker 5'10" | PG Breese Mater Dei | 2021 IL (Breese Mater Dei – 2021)

Loepker is a 5’10” point guard that has crisp handles and is a solid passer.  As a

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