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Posted On: 03/10/21 4:00 PM

The top ranked and undefeated Champlin Park Rebels brought home a one score 71-69 win over Totino-Grace Tuesday night.  What are some things we learned from this game?  Prep Hoops breaks it down now. 

One.  Francis Nwaokorie Francis Nwaokorie 6'7" | C Champlin Park | 2021 State MN Wants Class AAAA Player of the Year!  The 6’7, UC-San Diego division one bound Nwaokorie is now averaging 19 points and 13 rebounds a game for the undefeated, number one ranked team in Class AAAA basketball.  Francis had 28 in the earlier season one score win over Park Center and last night he posted 32 points and 13 rebounds on 13 of 17 shooting.  Francis has a great shooting touch for a big and that was clear last night when he hit a three, made his five foul shots, and finished on the move.  But it’s his incredible low post positioning as well as his ability to spin rapidly off opponents that truly makes him hard to defend.  His one dribble face-up move that comes with instant contact and then a touched in make is so good I can’t decide if that’s his trademark or if it’s the spin move.  Either way, Nwaokorie could hold a clinic on post position he

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