Posted On: 06/29/21 6:02 AM

Yesterday we released our first edition of the 2024 player rankings. The list consists of 25 players who made lasting impressions on us over the calendar year. For this breakdown article, I’ll take a look at the prospects within the 25 players listed that play in the Baltimore area.

Derik Queen Derik Queen 6'9" | PF St. Frances | 2024 State MD | 6’8 | St. Frances/Team Thrill

Ranking: No. 1

Queen cemented his top spot in the rankings after what was a dominant freshman campaign at St. Frances where he not only started, but was a main factor in their success. He was awarded National Freshman of the Year by Max Preps after averaging 14 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two blocks per game. Queen is a unique prospect with his size, polished skillset and mature basketball IQ. Queen holds offers from Maryland, Georgetown, Virginia Tech, Arizona State, LSU and DePaul.

Bryson Tucker Bryson Tucker 6'6" | CG Mount St. Joseph | 2024 State MD | 6’6 | Mount St. Joseph

Ranking: No. 3

Tucker was a name that took many by surprise this winter but it didn’t take long to realize that he wasn’t your average freshman. His efficiency and decision-making as

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