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Posted On: 01/15/21 3:46 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 sophomore 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. This is a follow-up to my article on the 2021 and 2022 class.

Jaylen CareyJaylenCarey6'8" | PFWestminster Academy | 2023State#105NationFL - Westminster Academy (PH 11)

Carey missed some time due to a hand injury, but he appears to be back after suiting up against The Sagemont School on Thursday. The 6-foot-8 power forward posted a double-double of

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