Posted On: 04/29/21 4:45 PM

What bigs had an excellent weekend in Kansas City?  Prep Hoops Live was filled with excellent performances from Minnesota size.  Here are some samples. 

Carter Bjerke Carter Bjerke 6'8" | PF Wayzata | 2022 State MN of D1 Minnesota Prospects (6’8, Wayzata, 2022).  Carter is your pick and pop four.  He’s your high percentage stretch big that forces a player of size to step out and guard him, or allow a player like Bjerke to sink threes in a 50 percent plus comfortable way.  I thought Carter did a much better job rebounding the ball this weekend as well.  Had a strong 13 points and nine rebounds in a good win over the Tulsa Hawks.  A division one player for sure, especially for a team that wants their bigs to clear space and then stretch the court. 

Matthew Bothun Matthew Bothun 6'6" | PF St. Francis | 2023 State MN of D1 Minnesota 16s (6’8 St. Francis, 2023). Bothun has a baby face to him and he still looks like he’s growing into that long 6-foot-8 frame. When you consider that and realize that he averaged 18-19 a game this winter with still so much maturity to come, you realize the ceiling is high. He is already a relied on shooter with range and when he adds

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