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Posted On: 11/23/20 6:00 AM

Prep Hoops Illinois dives into what we saw from a variety of events during the fall months.  We saw tons of basketball over the last few months and now we recap that.  Check out our Fall 2023 Top Performers: Part 2!

 

Jeremiah AkinJeremiahAkin6'2" | SGOswego East | 2023StateIL (Oswego East)

Event: HIT Scrimmages

Akin is a big bodied and physical 6’2” combo guard that can play both on and off the ball.  A bit wild at times, but we like how he plays strong going downhill for buckets.  Shields off defenders on scoop shots.  Also can dish it off to a teammate when in the paint.  Hits a pull up jumper on occasion.

 

Darrin AmesDarrinAmes6'0" | PGKenwood | 2023StateIL (Kenwood)

Event: Pangos All-Midwest Frosh/Soph Camp

Ames was about as good as we have seen him this past weekend.  His game is made for settings like this.  The left handed thin bodied lead guard can flat out get buckets.  That is exactly what he did throughout the camp.  Slithered through the defense for layups.  His three ball was falling at a nice clip so he kept pulling up from deep for those.  Pushes it with speed in the open floor either getting to the

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