Posted On: 02/16/21 12:33 PM

Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at some of the top frontcourt duos around the state. Even during the era of high-volume 3-point shooting, having a pair of forwards who can get it done inside is still very advantageous.

Bryce Taylor and Gage WilsonGageWilson6'8" | PFNE Cairo | 2022StateMO (NE Cairo): The Bearcats are 21-1 with a pair of tournament championships and have one of the top teams in Class 2 with the 6’6 2021 Taylor and 6’8 2022 Wilson leading the way. They play the high-low set very well. Taylor can also step out and make 3-pointers while Wilson is an excellent shot-blocker. Both are excellent baseball players as well.

Jalen HamptonJalenHampton6'5" | PFUniversity City | 2021StateMO and Carleton Thomas (University City): An explosive frontcourt tandem for the 15-3 Lions that can score, throw down dunks and crash the offensive boards. Hampton is a 6’7 2021 who averages 18.8 points and 6.3 rebounds a game. Thomas is a 6’5 2022 who averages 11.6 points and 6.5 rebounds.

Eli WingertEliWingert6'8" | PFBlue Springs | 2021StateMO and Ike EzeoguIkeEzeogu6'5" | PFBlue Springs | 2022StateMO (Blue Springs): The Wildcats are currently 15-4 and have one of the top teams in KC and these two forwards are major cogs in their success. The 6’8 2021

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