Posted On: 10/19/20 10:51 AM


My job will not be complete until I see college coaches and recruiters flowing back into the City of Detroit and the Metro Detroit area as a whole to see the amazing talent that is being displayed day in and day out. Let’s take a look at 5 forwards that will make any college program out there better.

Jahlani ThorntonJahlaniThornton6'5" | PFDEPSA | 2021StateMI (2021, F, DEPSA)

College coaches cherish players that have a do it all skill set. This is why colleges are going to love Thornton. At a now 6’7” he can dribble, shoot, pass, rebound, and play lockdown defense. Get at him early because he is ready for a breakout senior season and he will then be a hot commodity. This young man can play.

Matthew Coffey (2022, F, Mount Clemens)

Coffey is a fundamentally sound and very strong player. When I see him play I see a player that can run the floor, rebound on both ends, play solid defense, protect the rim, and score in the paint and on put backs. I also see a player that has just scratched the surface of his athletic ability. With continued hard work and changes to the roster at

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