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Posted On: 08/24/21 10:43 AM

1.) 2022 Joe Benson Joe Benson 6'1" | SG Cherokee | 2022 State IA (Cherokee) - 76 steals

Benson, a 6-1 guard with decent length, was second in the class in steals last year, finishing just a single swipe behind Treynor’s Sid Schaaf Sid Schaaf 5'11" | CG Treynor | 2021 State IA . He uses his length effectively to get up into passing lanes.

 

2.) 2022 Sam Wilt Sam Wilt 6'2" | SF Anamosa | 2022 State IA (Anamosa) - 67

A big, physical wing, Wilt was also on the returning shot blockers list. He uses his athleticism and strength to his advantage on the defensive end of the floor, showcasing his ability to defend any position.

 

3.) 2023 Ben Egan Ben Egan 5'11" | PG Mediapolis | 2023 State IA (Mediapolis) - 62

A solid defender both on-and-off the ball, Egan also led the Bulldogs in assists as a sophomore. He does a nice job jumping passing lanes and turning defense into easy offense.

 

4.) 2022 Griffin Greiner Griffin Greiner 6'1" | CG Cardinal | 2022 State IA (Cardinal) - 60

A key piece of a talented 2022 class for Cardinal, Greiner stuffs the stat sheet for the Comets, averaging 12.7 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 3.0 steals a game last year. He uses his length effectively to play passing lanes and make life difficult for opposing ball-handlers.

 

5.) 2022 Kolson Kruse Kolson Kruse 5'11" | SG Southeast Valley | 2022 State IA

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