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Posted On: 01/12/21 3:00 PM

The Rock N Ball Winter League in Hammond, Indiana has been a great way for us to keep tabs on prospects from Illinois while there is no high school season.  Here we dive into a matchup from this past week in Rock N Ball: Money Squad vs Nunn Better Standouts!

 

James DentJamesDent6'3" | SGSpringfield Southeast | 2021StateIL (Springfield Southeast – 2021)

Dent is one of the top uncommitted prospects in the state and he was an absolute force early on in this contest doing what he does best.  The wiry and rangy shooting guard was lights out from the perimeter.  One of the top shooting threats in the class with his ability to knock down shots at a high rate from deep.  Connected on five of them from beyond the arc.  Also had a strong baseline take and was fouled on a drive where he almost posterized an opponent.  Potential defensively with his length and anticipation as he recorded several steals.

 

Nathanael HoskinsNathanaelHoskins6'2" | PGDanville | 2021StateIL (Danville – 2021)

Hoskins is a rock solid guard that more D2 programs should take a serious look at.  The thick bodied left handed point guard is a crafty playmaker at the point.  He picked the

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