Nebraska standout Kyle Ingwerson contests a 3 point shot by fellow standout Graham Cassoutt.

Posted On: 11/6/20 2:56 PM

The Prep Hoops Top 250 Expo showcased some of Nebraska’s top high school basketball student-athletes going head to head.  Due to pandemic restrictions, this event had no spectators yet players still managed to play at an exceptional level. The Iowa West Fieldhouse was stuffed with amazing talent on a beautiful sunny afternoon.  Here are the top 5 players that stood out at The Prep Boys Nebraska Top 250.

 

Marcus Shakeer Marcus Shakeer 6'3" | SG Omaha Benson | 2021 State NE

6’3″ | SG
 
Omaha Benson | 2021
 
Grassroots Team: Team Nebraska Express
 

Currently ranked #22 in Nebraska for the class of 2021, Shakeer played like he was ranked #1. He’s able to score in bunches and embodies a fearless demeanor. Marcus had numerous highlight dunks, made long-range shots, and grabbed athletic offensive rebounds. He also obtains the ability to play tough defense. Marcus Shakeer Marcus Shakeer 6'3" | SG Omaha Benson | 2021 State NE is projected to be one of the most exciting players to watch in Nebraska’s Class A division.

 

Denim Johnson Denim Johnson 6'1" | CG Omaha Central | 2021 State NE

 6’1″ | CG

Omaha Central | 2021
 
Grassroots Team: OSA Crusaders 17u Adidas 3SSB
 

Ranked #5 in the class of 2021, Denim Johnson Denim Johnson 6'1" | CG Omaha Central | 2021 State NE is by far the most athletic choice for college recruiters recruiting out of Nebraska. Johnson is a solid ballhandler, improving shooter, and an excellent defender. He plays within the offense and seems to always find himself above the rim. Denim had a vicious tomahawk dunk and made some mid-range and long-range jump shots during the Prep Boys Top 250 Expo. If his jump shot continues improving, he has the potential to play for a major program and be an asset.

 

Graham Cassoutt Graham Cassoutt 6'5" | PF Papillion-La Vista South | 2021 State NE

6’5″ | PF
 
Papillion-La Vista South | 2021
 
Grassroots Team: OSA 17u National h
 
Graham Cassoutt Graham Cassoutt 6'5" | PF Papillion-La Vista South | 2021 State NE shoots the ball extremely well. His ability to shoot accurately from deep allows driving lanes to open up for his teammates and himself. Graham played extremely well from start to finish contributing patient offense, strong defense, and terrific leadership. Currently ranked #27 in the state of Nebraska for the class of 2021. Cassoutt with no doubt will continue to impress recruiters and stand out.
 
 
Kyle Ingwerson Kyle Ingwerson 6'6" | SF Papillion-LaVista | 2022 State NE

6’5″ | SF

Papillion-La Vista | 2022
 
Grassroots Team: OSA Crusaders 16u Adidas 3SSB
 
Kyle Ingwerson Kyle Ingwerson 6'6" | SF Papillion-LaVista | 2022 State NE is known state-wide for his pure jump shot and picture-perfect release. Ingwerson has an all-around skill set and excels at every aspect of the game. He was the player that came out of the gate on fire and set the bar high for the rest of the players to perform at a high level. Still having his junior and senior season ahead of him to get stronger and develop his game more, keep your eye on Kyle to be a force to be reckoned with. Ingwerson is currently ranked 6th in Nebraska representing the class of 2022.

 

Chandler Meeks Chandler Meeks 6'2" | CG Omaha Westside | 2022 State NE

6’2″ | CG

Omaha Westside | 2022

Grassroots Team: Team Factory U16 UA Rise

Chandler Meeks Chandler Meeks 6'2" | CG Omaha Westside | 2022 State NE is a crafty guard that can attack the rim, shoot, or be a true point guard. Meeks played solid defense the entire tournament and made sure his teammates touched the ball on offense. Chandler uses the jab-step very well to create space. He can score on or off the dribble and not only make long-range shots but mid-range shots as well. Chandler possesses excellent court vision, advanced dribbling skills, and he can finish in traffic. Meeks is currently ranked #4 in Nebraska’s class of 2022.