Posted On: 08/20/21 3:31 PM

I got to watch a lot of basketball this spring and summer, and there were a lot of players in New Mexico that stood out while playing in both local, and national tournaments! Now that school year has begun, and the basketball season is only three months away, I want to begin highlighting the top players throughout the state, and recapping their accomplishments from last season, and over the summer. Here is my first list of the top guard prospects in the senior class!

  1. PG 6’1 William Benjamin Jr., Las Cruces: "Duece"will enter his senior season as a 4 year varsity starter, and is coming off a tremendous junior campaign in which he put up some of the best numbers in the history of New Mexico basketball averaging 27 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, and 4 steals per game. He led Cruces to their second straight state title game where he put up in a close loss to Cleveland. He won New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year, was selected as Max Preps Player of the Year, District Player of the Year, as well as first team all state. He has received offers from New Mexico State, Florida International,

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