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Posted On: 10/23/20 11:00 AM

It’s never too early for too-early-season. With fall sports and school underway, it’s only a matter of time before the winter sports season is upon us.

With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top forwards from the big schools in Section 2

BJ OmotBJOmot6'6" | SGMankato East | 2022StateMN, Mankato East

Omot emerged as a top-notch player as a sophomore, utilizing his size, athleticism and skill to impact the game on both ends of the floor. With the Cougars losing a big senior class, Omot will ascend into a starring role. Expect big things from the junior. At 6-foot-6, he’s got a multifaceted skillset, as he’s a good perimeter shooter, can get to the rim with ease and defend just about every position on the floor. 

Mekhi CollinsMekhiCollins6'5" | SFMankato West | 2022StateMN, Mankato West

Mankato West won seven games last year but is set up to take a big jump this winter. Collins is one of the team’s four double-figure scorers returning and at 6-foot-5 forward stuffed the stat sheet as a sophomore, averaging 12 points, nearly seven rebounds, three assists and two blocks and steals. He can get to the rim, he’s

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