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Posted On: 10/3/20 6:00 AM

Now we dive into our favorite sleeper prospects in the Illinois 2022 class at the post positions.  These are power forwards and centers that might be flying under the radar at this point, but definitely could emerge!


Ethan IvanEthanIvan6'6" | PFBatavia | 2022StateIL (Batavia)

Current Ranking: #41

Ivan is a plus shooter that can knock down spot up shots.  Clean and easy release on his jumper.  We came away impressed with his ability to get on the glass for second chance points with his explosiveness off the floor.  Flashed improvements in his ball handling and slashing game.


Lance RodgersLanceRodgers6'6" | PFSimeon | 2022StateIL (Simeon)

Current Ranking: #43

Rodgers is the next scholarship post player at Simeon.  He is an athletic big man that rebounds and swats shots.


Sam BradburySamBradbury6'5" | CMattoon | 2022StateIL (Mattoon)

Current Ranking: #53

Big bodied five man that has nimble footwork and touch around the basket.  Excellent area rebounder.


Eric LockeEricLocke6'5" | PFOPRF | 2022StateIL (OPRF)

Current Ranking: #63

Locke is up to 6’5” and he was a force this summer rebounding, rim running, and protecting the paint!


Damarkus BeanDamarkusBean6'7" | CMetro East Lutheran | 2022StateIL (Metro East Lutheran)

Current Ranking: #70

Bean is an intriguing prospect with many projectable tools on both

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