Posted On: 12/23/20 12:14 PM

One of the coolest things about the new Prep Hoops Rankings is that they automatically rank the players by positions as well. Within the rankings you can see the rankings for point guards, combo guards, shooting guards, small forwards, power forwards and centers. However, I have a different way of thinking of the game now, and believe the positions in basketball are now just guards, wings and bigs.

So we’ll be breaking down the top 25 of each in those positions. Here’s a look at the top 5 ranked bigs in the updated class of 2021 rankings in the state of VA.

5) Xzavier Long Xzavier Long 6'6" | PF VA Academy | 2021 State VA | 6’5” | VA Academy (#15 Overall)

Long’s a new school big man who you think coaches would be all over the trend going toward small ball and mismatch guys, but he’s still very under the radar despite having success at multiple levels over the past few years. He’s a Draymond type of guy who has the size and strength of a power forward or center but is a little on the short side, but his versatility on both ends of the floor

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