Posted On: 03/14/21 5:21 PM

Division II players typically find DII an attractive option late in the recruiting process.  For years the stigma was that DII was a lesser, watered down version of basketball and often the thinking among high school basketball players was that the experience was going to be completely forgettable at the DII level.  In the last 5 years there has been a modest shift in this line of thinking.  Success stories from the Division II ranks are more visible and prominently-touted with the social media boom.  Check out some players certain to play for, or at least attract, Division II programs.

Jack Brown Jack Brown 6'4" | SG Maryville | 2021 State TN (Maryville)

Jack Brown Jack Brown 6'4" | SG Maryville | 2021 State TN routinely hears from NAIA programs and the occasional DII.  He has the hops, the shooting range, and commitment to play at the DII level.  It comes down to getting a good evaluation from a handful of DII teams.

Caleb Horton (Tennessee Prep)

Raised in Chicago, Caleb Horton is an interesting prospect.  "My point guard, from Chicago, from Aspire Academy last year, he is going to find a Division II program," said Tennessee Prep Director Harold Rayford.  "He really wants to earn a scholarship.  Everything is open to this one."


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