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

What big men in 2023 are flying under the radar?  Here are a few of our favorite sleepers in the sophomore class among the power forwards and centers!

 

Demarcus WesleyDemarcusWesley6'4" | PFBloomington | 2023StateIL (Bloomington)

Current Ranking: #51

Wesley is a 6’4” power forward with a long and athletic build where he should definitely continue growing moving forward.  Extremely bouncy around the hoop as he showed blocking a ton of shots.  Major rim protector already.  Finishes dump off passes and can even drill a mid-range pull up on occasion.

 

Davon PrudeDavonPrude6'5" | PFChampaign Central | 2023StateIL (Champaign Central)

Current Ranking: #54

Prude is a Champaign Central 6’5” power forward that is another projectable prospect.  He was extremely active on the defensive end as a shot blocker and rebounded well throughout the first event of the summer.

 

Ryan KenneyRyanKenney6'6" | PFBrother Rice | 2023StateIL (Brother Rice)

Current Ranking: #62

Kenney came off the bench for a talented Lockdown squad to rebound at a high level and play tough defense.  Flashes touch and strength in the paint.

 

Ben OosterbannBenOosterbann6'4" | PFHinsdale Central | 2023StateIL (Hinsdale Central)

Current Ranking: #70

Another Hinsdale Central power forward that fits the mold of the previous ones with his face up ability shooting and

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