Posted On: 05/27/21 4:35 PM

In the state of Louisiana (and abroad), the face of the big man has changed throughout the years.  Long gone are the days where a "big man" would come and anchor himself on the block and wait for a pass from the guard.  Because the majority of high school big men in Louisiana will become guards, wings, or forwards on the next level, they have to learn to perform multiple offensive and defensive tasks on the floor.  During the Alexandria High team camp, those players were littered throughout the day which saw games at the high schools of Pineville, Tioga, and Alexandria Senior High (ASH).  We will take a look at a few of those players and how they fit the hybrid big mold in Louisiana.  

Jeremiah Evans Jeremiah Evans 6'8" | PF Southwood | 2024 LA (6’8″ | Southwood Cowboys | 2024)

Evans was the best inside scoring presence during the day displaying the ability to be a good offensive rebounder along with facing up and making short jumpers.  His offensive putbacks and short shots in the paint kept the Pokes ahead in Southside and Pineville during game play.  Evans also protected the rim and gave the Cowboys the defensive presence most teams

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