Posted On: 04/5/21 8:40 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has done a number on recruiting, especially in the Garden State. The state’s top player  Trey Patterson Trey Patterson 6'7" | SF Rutgers Prep | 2021 State #36 Nation NJ graduated early from Rutgers Prep to enroll early at Villanova. He was not the only wing to make a decision before the start of the season as Dumont forward  Dominick Barlow Dominick Barlow 6'7" | SF Dumont | 2022 NJ announced that he would be doing a postgrad year.

The 6’7 wing was absolutely dominant for the Huskies this season with six games of at least 28 points, including a 38-20 game. Barlow’s stock has been skyrocketing since the summer as he showed his ability to affect the game in multiple ways. He currently holds four D1 offers and that list should grow with a postgrad season.

Josh Rivera Josh Rivera 6'7" | SF St. Thomas Aquinas | 2022 NJ  is another prospect who announced before the season that he would do a postgrad season. The 6’7 forward had a big-time final season for St. Thomas Aquinas as he topped the team in scoring and rebounding, including a streak of four straight games with a double-double. Rivera has the ability to play either the three or the four at the next level, which makes his stock even more valuable. 

Jerome Brewer and  Kunga Tsering Kunga Tsering 6'6" | SF Roselle Catholic | 2022 NJ  are both doing postgrad

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