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Posted On: 03/25/21 6:00 AM

These are a few of the wing prospects that boosted their stock with strong senior seasons.  Here are our 2021 Wing Stock Risers!


AJ Smith AJ Smith 6'7" | SG Metro East Lutheran | 2021 State IL (Metro East Lutheran)

Previous Ranking: #49
Current Ranking: #37

After flying under the radar Smith has really emerged with a strong fall/winter at several camps and then followed it up with a nice high school season.  The big and strong guard went to work in one of the games we saw him against Wood River late in the season. Smith took it at the defense over and over again for transition scores along with powerful straight line takes.  Has some niftiness around the hoop as well being able to maneuver his body.  Finishes so well through contact.  Also knocked down a corner three and got on the offensive glass for second chance points.  Nice find at the D2 level.


Johnny Melvin Johnny Melvin 6'4" | SG Orr | 2021 State IL (Orr)

Previous Ranking: NR (Moved from Texas)
Current Ranking: #38

Melvin moved to Orr from Texas.  We got our evaluation of him against Whitney Young during the second half of the season.  The strong and stocky built wing is a solid athlete and can really let

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