Posted On: 01/10/21 6:00 AM

In this series On the Sidelines Prep Hoops Illinois analysts Scott Burgess and Steve Parham breakdown the latest happenings in the world of high school basketball and recruiting.  Check out this week’s On the Sidelines below!

There has been a good number of players who have left the state to play basketball this season.  Who do you feel will benefit the most from leaving the state? 

 

Steve

I think so far we have seen AJ Storr breakout from leaving the state early. Of the recent players I think Matas Buzelis has the best chance of becoming a national talent as he left to attend Brewster Academy. If Buzelis stays has the talent to be considered as one of the top prospects in the state. He can score in many ways. He rebounds the ball on both sides of the ball and can block shots at high rate. 

 

Scott

Steve took the young guys.  I will look at the seniors here.  In my opinion there isn’t going to be a high school basketball season no matter how many times the IHSA tries to tell us there will be.  So some of the seniors that have left are taking advantage

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