Posted On: 09/10/20 5:50 PM

We continue with the Bigs!  The bigs of South Dakota.  The Power Forward version of the bigs!  

In reviewing this discussion we’ve went back to look at film of each and gave you three different things that we really like from each. 

Sam AslesenSamAslesen6'5" | SFHoward | 2021StateSD of Howard. 

  1. What you first have to know is that last winter Sam was listed as a 6-foot-5 forward and is now listed as a 6-foot-7 four man.  That changes everything and he’s coming off of a year that earned him "one of the best ten juniors in Class B" status.  
  2. In looking at Sam’s winter film the first thing that stands out is how agile he is around the basket with quick spins out of the catch or a rapid drop step getting around other Class B bigs.  There are several flashes middle where Sam catches and quickly gets the ball to his right hand for a soft touching finish.  Now imagine Sam doing that with two more inches on his frame! I also love the quickness he has in his hips and the speed at which he uses his quality footwork. He’s also quick to the board so blocking him out is

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