Posted On: 03/6/21 3:00 PM

At Prep Hoops Illinois we are always looking ahead to the next group of top players.  In this series we dive into a look at the top incoming freshman on our radar at this point.

We spoke with Peoira Notre Dame head coach Tom Lacher to discuss their high level freshman duo.  Check out our Intro 2024: Lathan Sommerville & Cooper Koch!


Lathan Sommerville

How would you best describe his game at this stage?

Rapidly improving. A really nice mixture of power and finesse inside and a very good 3 point shooter. He is a very skilled passer as well. 

What is his current height and weight?

6'8" 245lbs

Long term what is an area that you believe can be developed in his game that might not be as evident right now?

Lathan is a plus ballhandler already and will get better which will make him an even more difficult cover.

What are the biggest traits he will bring to your program over the next several years?

His combination of power and skill will make him a multiple threat on offense and his defense, which is extremely solid right now, will continue to get better. His basketball IQ is very high as

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