Posted On: 10/16/20 8:31 AM

The annual Prep Hoops Top 250 took place in Des Moines on Saturday evening. Throughout the week, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best players in the gym, in a series of articles breaking down the top scorers, defenders, passers, etc. In this article, we take a look at the top defenders that Tony Roe saw at the event. He was responsible for covering teams 1, 2, 7, 9, 10 and 16, so all players that he writes about this week will come from those teams. The other teams will be covered by Josh Block and Richard Stockton.

 

PF Tyvin GarrisonTyvinGarrison6'5" | PFSpringfield | 2021StateIL (Springfield IL - 2021)

A long and springy forward, Garrison looks to block everything, and he succeeds a lot. He’s a high-level rim protector, and the only thing holding him back from being a bigger prospect is that he’s only 6-6. He’s got great length and timing on the defensive end and is a switchable defender who can hold his own on smaller, quicker guards. He controls the paint on the defensive end, and has good awareness when he’s defending off the ball, rotating over for help side blocks as well. It was

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