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Posted On: 07/17/21 4:00 PM

The Nike Elite Youth Basketball League returned to action this week after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Brad Beal Elite and MoKan Elite feature several players from the state of Missouri. Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at some of the top Class of 2022 prospects are doing after the first couple of days of competition in North Augusta, SC.

Tarris Reed Jr Tarris Reed Jr 6'10" | PF Link Year | 2022 State #82 Nation MO . 6’10 MoKan Elite: The big fella has been a consistent force throughout the week with his scoring, rebounding and general dominance in the paint. He is commanding double teams and he passes well out of them. He has mixed up his low post moves well while also stepping out to hit the occasional jumper. The top 2022 prospect in the state, Reed is headed to Link Year Prep for his senior year.

Tavion Banks Tavion Banks 6'5" | PF Ruskin | 2021 State MO 6’6" Brad Beal Elite: A former Ruskin High standout who is now at Minnesota Prep, Banks has been very productive with athleticism and tremendous energy that he brings with every possession. In a victory over Mac Irvin Fire, he had 15 points and 15 rebounds. He attacks the basket on the dribble and the boards with reckless

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