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Posted On: 01/8/21 6:00 AM

Who are the top 2021 post prospects still remaining on the board?  We dive into the PHI Top Unsigned 2021 Post Prospects in the state of Illinois!

 

Grant NewellGrantNewell6'6" | PFWhitney Young | 2021StateIL (Whitney Young)

Ranking: #15

Newell has been a top 20 prospect his entire career and was primed for a breakout senior campaign after the way he had played in the summer and fall.  His progress continues especially in the production category.  Newell was dominant right from the start at the Rock N Ball Winer League.  He was most effective using his quickness in the paint catching passes in the mid-post and taking them to the basket.  Scores through or around contact on numerous occasions.  Handles have greatly improved which allows him to score off the bounce from almost anywhere on the floor. Also stretches it out to three on occasion.  The potential is now being realized! 

 

Ola AjiboyeOlaAjiboye6'8" | PFEvanston | 2021StateIL (Evanston)

Ranking: #17

The long and thin four man can stretch the floor with his shooting and is an excellent rim runner in transition.  Has a developing hook shot game around the hoop.  His biggest strength is his defense with the way he protects the rim as

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