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Posted On: 01/11/21 3:32 PM

In the basketball world, rankings are always very fluid and up for debate. Prospects are going to progress or regress over a certain amount of time. I try to emphasize to players that this is just a number next to your name. Use it as motivation, but don’t get caught up into it too much. 

A college recruiter watching you at a showcase is not going to care about your ranking. If they like you, they like you. A program will offer you a scholarship whether you are ranked #1 or #300 if they believe you can contribute as a student-athlete. It only takes one school to take a chance on you.

With that being said, I would like to highlight a group of prospects in the senior class playing above where they currently stand. My opinion comes from games I have witnessed and information I have obtained as we reach the mid-point of the season.

Maximo MoratinosMaximoMoratinos6'6" | PFMater Lakes | 2021StateFL - Mater Lakes (PH: 342)

Every time I see Moratinos play, I feel like he represents a match-up problem. The 6-foot-6 small forward has a long stride and quickness to him of a guard. If you get him around the low block,

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