Posted On: 09/30/20 9:31 AM

This weekend I attended the Hoop Exchange at the Big House sports complex in Taveres. Teams from all over the state came to compete and the fear of missing out was at an all-time high with multiple games being played simultaneously. It seemed as if every single game featured at least one prospect that had a legitimate chance of earning a college basketball scholarship. NBA players such as Nassir Little, Michael Stewart, and Marreese Speights were all in attendance as well as current Florida Gator Tre Mann who came to watch his younger brother. These are some notes that I took on Forest (Ocala), Bishop McLaughlin, and Impact Christian:

Forest (Ocala)

Forest (Ocala) went 20-9 last year as arguably the cities top team. Although they lost leading scorer Jake CharskeJakeCharske6'3" | CGForest | 2020StateFL to graduation (now playing for Ave Maria) the cupboard is far from empty. A trio of prospects from the class of 2022 should keep them on the radar as one of their areas top teams.

F Brenen LorientBrenenLorient6'7" | PFForest | 2022StateFL 6-8

One of the states top rising prospects Lorient was rather under the radar before this travel season. This weekend he showed why Illinois-Chicago offered

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