Prep school seems to be more of an option this year than most. Here are some Long Island players who will take the prep route.
. Holy Trinity HS. Combine Academy (NC)
Solid mid-range game. Athletic long shot blocker. A player who very well might be better in college than he was in high school.
Billy Lucate Brentwood HS. Charlotte Academy
Big strong rebounder and rim protector. Cleans up misses on the offensive end.
Isiah Randolph Brentwood HS. Bridgeport Prep
Extremely athletic. Strong body. Rebounds well. Quick as a cat gets to the rim.
Ryan Dunn Long Island Lutheran Perkiomen prep
Excellent shooter. A very good defender who uses his length to get his hands in on deflections.
Don Mays St Dominic HS. Covenant Christian
Excellent shooter. Good rebounder and defender. Uses his size well.
Jaden Kealy Center Moriches. Canterbury
Runs the floor well. Catches the ball on the break or in traffic. Finishes underneath through contact. Excellent outlet passer.
The above players hope to follow in the footsteps of the class of 2020 (below) who went the prep school route and who just signed to play at D1 schools for the 2021-22 season.
Andre Snoddy. St Anthonys HS. Thomas Moore College= Central Connecticut State
Very versatile player. Can play multiple positions. Very unselfish player.
Nick Spinosa. Kelleberg HS. Canterbury College= University of Pennsylvania
Can score the ball. High basketball IQ. Fundamentally sound.
Julian Soumaoro. Cardinal Hayes. Woodstock academy College= Gardner Webb University
Very crafty player. Excellent shooter from three or mid range. Handles the ball well .
T J Long. Holy Trinity Canterbury College= Fairfield university
Can play multiple positions. Really good shooter. Good court awareness.
Ibrahim Wattara Mount St. Michael Springfield commonwealth College= Fairliegh Dickerson University
Tremendous ball handler. Strong athletic body. Extremely skilled.