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Posted On: 09/15/20 12:00 PM

Monday night Prep Hoops Illinois checked out Stealth Runs: Next Wave featuring the prospects that will be seniors this season.  Here are our evaluations from the event in Stealth Runs Next Wave: 2021 Standouts!


Tyler Van EekerenTylerVan Eekeren6'5" | SFBenet | 2021StateIL (Benet)

His three point shot wasn’t falling, but the college coaches in the house got to see the intangibles that we like so much about this 6’5” small forward.  He crashed the glass hard on both ends of the floor flying in from the perimeter on a regular basis.  Offensively he was good at putting it on the deck for straight line scores, spin moves, and tough conversions.  Got loose in transition several times.  Sound passer including throwing several long outlets.  Got after it defensively blocking a couple shots and getting deflections.


Matas DeksnysMatasDeksnys6'6" | SFLockport | 2021StateIL (Lockport)

This was the breakout star of the night in our eyes.  The 6’6” long and thin left handed small forward has a feathery shot from beyond the arc.  Drilled threes all night long.  Quick and easy release shooting the ball.  Also displayed some creativity off the bounce on several slick takes finishing with either hand.  Defensively he has potential.  Definitely needs to

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