Posted On: 08/12/21 10:20 AM

The final position for the 2022 positional breakdowns are the big fellas, the center position. This position is a very important role on the court as you need to be capable of protecting the rim, grabbing rebounds and switching on the perimeter. There are some very talented big men in this 2022 class and a couple of them are already off the board.

Sage Tolentino Sage Tolentino 7'0" | C Hamilton | 2022 State OH , 7’0 C Hamilton 2022: Tolentino is the tallest Ohio prospect I’ve covered since joining Prep Hoops Ohio. Whenever you watch a legit 7-footer it’s pretty fascinating to evaluate them. Tolentino came into Ohio very skinny and has added some mass, but still needs strength improvements before playing heavy minutes at the 5 at the high major level. Tolentino has some very intriguing flashes as a ball-handler and outside shooter, but both of these skills are still just flashes at this stage in his development. I’ll be interested to see how Tolentino performs during his second season in the GMC. Tolentino has all the tools to become a starter for Cincinnati, it will be up to himself and his coaches to bring out the best of those tools.

Javan Simmons Javan Simmons 6'7" | C Gahanna | 2022 State OH , 6’6 C

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