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Posted On: 06/9/21 3:24 PM

What new names did we learn of at NHR State from the 16U level?  Here is my list of prospects that need to be added for the future. 

Aidan Higgins Aidan Higgins 6'1" | SG De La Salle | 2023 MN of Heat PVR (6’2 2023 Wing, DeLaSalle).  How can you not love the way this young man competes?  We’ve seen the Islanders with working defenders in their line-up for years, guys that may not have high major offers but are as important to the line-up as the next man.  Higgins fits that role well with his high level competitive fight, his rebounding chase, and the lockdown defense complete with the perfect position defense away from the ball.  In addition, Higgins looks to have the potential to be more than just the worker/defender.  He can surely play that role, but has the potential for even more as the skills are quite solid as well. 

Sam Nolan of WOTN Bertsch (5’10 2023 PG, Lakeville North). The Panther younger levels are always full of players that some day will make a varsity impact.  Guys that are skilled, tough, and well educated on both ends.  Sam Nolan is one of those players.  He made an impact this weekend by battling to spots

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