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Posted On: 12/15/20 3:00 PM

It was week 4 of the Rock N Ball Winter League in Indiana.  Prep Hoops Illinois had it covered from wall to wall.  Here we dive into some of the top performers in our Rock N Ball Week 4: 2023 & 2024 Standouts!

 

Class of 2023

Matas Buzelis Matas Buzelis 6'8" | SF Hinsdale Central | 2023 State #33 Nation (Brewster Academy)

Buzelis would have probably been the #2 prospect in the next update if he would have stayed in Illinois.  Instead at the New Year he will be going out east to play at Brewster Academy.  The 6’8” small forward has top 50 national recruit if not higher ability.  Elite shooter especially off the catch.  Feathery touch from beyond the arc.  He weaves in and out of the defense like they aren’t even moving as he got to the hoop several times for finishes.  Also played above the rim on lobs.  With his insane length once he gets stronger he is going to be a big time defender.

 

Javonte Taylor Javonte Taylor 6'7" | PF Kenwood | 2023 State #4 Nation IL (Kenwood)

Taylor is the top 2023 prospect in the state and it’s not exactly close.  The mobile power forward is a straight flame thrower from beyond the arc.  Has a quick and easy release from

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