Posted On: 02/21/21 10:54 PM

Even though basketball in New York started late, that doesn’t mean we lack quality players to continuously put forth. Even as the pandemic threw everything it had at NY, the state was able to keep calm and carry on and continue some basketball at the grassroots or even scrimmage level. Today, we have players who have demonstrated their worth since last summer to make it you our NY 2021 rankings, part 2.

36. Tariq EubanksTariqEubanks5'11" | PGTapestry Charter | 2021StateNY

Tariq EubanksTariqEubanks5'11" | PGTapestry Charter | 2021StateNY was named Third Team All-State by Center Court for Class C, and he has still managed to improve from there, arguably becoming one of the best in Buffalo. Eubanks is a 5’11 guard who es exceptional at pushing the ball on the fastbreak, dazzling the defense with hard passes and quick dribble finishes to get the bucket. Together with Massai GrahamMassaiGraham6'7" | SGTapestry | 2022StateNY, also ranked very high in NY, Tapestry could be one of the top teams overall in NY.

64. Vernon SimmonsVernonSimmons6'3" | SGOur Saviour Lutheran | 2021StateNY

For most basketball players, the pandemic has been slow. However, Simmons probably just had the month of his life in January, where years of basketball hard work was finally rewarded with higher education. Simmons

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