Posted On: 01/12/21 12:18 AM

After a busy week of basketball, there were players who were clearly the best players on the court no matter the class. These players were big parts in their team winning or were key reasons why their teams are playing they way they are. Here are 12 from week 5:


Caleb BurksCalebBurks6'6" | CWaverly-Shell Rock | 2021StateIA, Waverly-Shell Rock High School (2021)

After a hot start from the Go-Hawks, they have lost 2 of their last 3 games. One was last Monday against Clear Lake. With that being said, Caleb BurksCalebBurks6'6" | CWaverly-Shell Rock | 2021StateIA is someone who doesn’t flash with his play but he’s a threat to post a triple-double in every game out. He was really close posting a 12 point, 10 rebounds, and 6 blocks and 2 assists. At 6’6 the big man does a lot of his damage inside the 3 point arch, but is efficient with his shots. The way he blocks shots is the most impressive and important part of Burks’ game as he shows good timing and has a long wingspan to reach shots. Really impressed with the senior.

DaVares WhitakerDaVaresWhitaker6'0" | PGSioux City East | 2022StateIA, Sioux City East High School (2022)

Even though the Black Raiders didn’t play an

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