Posted On: 09/8/21 8:09 AM

The updated rankings for the 2022 class in MD/DC went live yesterday. As the updated rankings flow and with the season right around the corner, it's time to ramp up our roundtable articles addressing some questions that can stir up debate. 

1. It took longer than usual to break down the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. What was you argument for the final decision?

Giacubeno: The No. 2 and No. 3 debate between Tyrell Ward Tyrell Ward 6'7" | SF DeMatha | 2022 State #53 Nation MD and Favour Aire Favour Aire 6'10" | C Bishop McNamara | 2022 State #91 Nation MD was very tough. The argument for Aire is that he’s a double-double machine. You can sharpie him in on the stat sheet to collect a dozen boards and finish on majority of his attempts in the paint. At DMV Live, he proved himself as a knockdown free-throw shooter as well, which should only increase his point per game average this season. We all are strong believers that Aire will transition seamlessly to the college ranks as well given his athleticism and ability to impact both ends of the floor.

Ward had some impressive outings at DMV Live as well. The Xavier commit is a dynamic scorer and tough shot maker. The ultimate reason why he

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