Posted On: 09/4/21 9:47 AM

An exciting summer of hoops has wrapped up, and we can’t wait to get the high school season underway. But between now an then, a little thing called football stands in the way. Some of the top basketball stars in Kansas will be making headlines, and reaping college offers, on the gridiron.

Jordan Brown Jordan Brown 6'4" | SG Free State | 2022 State KS , Class of 2022 #7, 6-foot-4 shooting guard, Free State HS (pictured):

One of the longest and most athletic big guards in the state, Brown is known on the court for his brilliant 3-point stroke. But he might be best recognized as a top-flight wideout who earned first team 4A at Basehor-Linwood last year. He recently chose hoops for college, committing to Emporia State.

Mikey Pauley Mikey Pauley 6'4" | SF Blue Valley Northwest | 2022 State KS , Class of 2022 #42, 6-foot-4 small forward, Blue Valley Northwest HS:

Pauley played a key reserve role for the stacked Blue Valley Northwest team last year, but look for his contribution to go way up this year. But not before Pauley does work as the one of the top quarterbacks in the entire state. His athleticism plays really well in both sports – he’s a great shooter and leaper, and he’s quick enough to stay with, or

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