Posted On: 06/7/21 12:55 PM

Under Armour opened with their first event last weekend in Westfield, IN at the Pacers Athletic Center. I had the opportunity to cover the event throughout the three days to see plenty of talented prospects. For this article, I’ll break down some of the MD/DC prospects who caught my eye in the 16U bracket.

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

Since the high school season, Queen has built quite the resume and argument for being considered as the top 2024 prospect in the country. His size, skill set and IQ are all simply on another level. If you’ve seen Queen in person, you know that he’s never the quickest or most athletic prospect on the floor, but is more often than not the most skilled and productive. As he helped Thrill to a 4-1 record, the 6-foot-8 rising sophomore torched his matchups in face-up scenarios. Whether it was at the high-post or on the baseline, Queen would use a series of ball fakes or hesitations to get his man off balance. He’d then either rise up for a jumper or find his way to the cup and draw contact for visits

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