Posted On: 07/2/21 12:46 PM

What players took a giant step forward as South Dakota 2023 stock risers?  Prep Hoops runs you through ten names today. 


Top Five

Lincoln Kienholz Lincoln Kienholz 6'3" | SG Pierre | 2023 State SD of Pierre/South Dakota Attack 17s (6’3).  Athletically Lincoln is simply different than who he is competing against in this class.  It’s a big reason why he is playing 17s and it’s a large reason why his numbers at Pierre have been a regular headline.  Certainly a top three prospect in this class, an argument can be made for top two at least because he moves at such a higher level while always producing. 

Damon Wilkinson Damon Wilkinson 6'7" | C De Smet | 2023 State #NA Nation SD of De Smet/Pentagon Schoolers (6’7).  The floor is there for Damon to step up and be the top big man prospect in the South Dakota class of 2023.  He took big steps forward this winter with De Smet giving them inside numbers on their way to a title and he’s continued to progress with the Schoolers the past two months as scholarship eyes are watching close. 

Reed Rus Reed Rus 6'3" | SG Mt. Vernon/Plankinton | 2023 State SD of MVP/South Dakota Attack (6’3).  Reed is another player that made a big jump in the rankings that will be updated here shortly.  Reed is

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