Ethan Scott.

Posted On: 02/2/21 8:06 PM

Bijan CortesBijanCortes6'2" | PGKingfisher | 2021State#195NationOK | 2021 Kingfisher PG

Oklahoma is getting a special player, and there is no denying it.

Cortes was excellent finishing shots through pressure Friday night against Carl Albert. Defensively, he repeatedly thieved the ball from opposing ball-handlers and turned it into transition buckets on the other end, either for himself or by distributing down-court to others; both great skills in his arsenal.


Matthew StoneMatthewStone6'4" | SFKingfisher | 2021StateOK | 2021 Kingfisher SG/SF

Cortes may have been the outlet from the steals, but Stone was often the primary disrupter that caused or contributed that led Cortes to steals or transition points. He rushed to traps in Kingfisher’s zone, and he refused to relieve pressure on Carl Albert’s half-court offense.

Offensively, Stone was no bystander, either.

He converted on a couple of excellent shots out of the dribble, especially one from the elbow with a defender extending in Stone’s face. Primarily, though, he finished easy shots in transition, benefitting from Kingfisher’s defensive excellence.


Antonio WatsonAntonioWatson6'2" | SFCarl Albert | 2021StateOK | 2021 Carl Albert PF

Watson hit a remarkable seven 3-pointers on seven attempts against Kingfisher, including a stellar fourth quarter in which he hit four shots from deep

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