Posted On: 10/21/20 10:00 AM

The Minot Magicians went into last year as arguably the most talented team in Class A but ultimately were eliminated in the WDA Tournament, short of a state tournament berth. With almost the entire team graduating, Minot is heading into a season with a lot of unknown. Minot never lacks for athletes though, and the expectations will never be low. The good news is that the Magicians have one of the best point guards in the state to lead the way. 

Key Returners: Deonte MartinezDeonteMartinez5'10" | PGMinot | 2021StateND

Martinez was an all-league point guard as a junior, averaging nearly 15 points, five rebounds and five assists while shooting better than 50 percent from the field. He’s one of the best point guards in the state and gets it done on both ends of the floor. He puts pressure on opposing ballhandlers and does a good job limiting dribble penetration. He’s an excellent slasher who makes the game easier for his teammates. And he can balance scoring with facilitating. 

Stepping Into New Roles: Darik DissetteDarikDissette6'1" | SGMinot | 2023StateND, Michael Ross, Kade Butz, RaShawn Wilcox

With six out of the top seven guys graduating, Minot is facing wholesale

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