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Posted On: 09/21/21 10:16 AM

The Minnesota Top 250 Expo was loaded with talent all under one roof last weekend at Wayzata! From some of the biggest names in the state to prospects flying under-the-radar, these are some of the top post performers I saw play throughout the day.

Malcolm Jones Malcolm Jones 6'8" | C Prior Lake | 2022 State MN (6’8 2022 C, Prior Lake)- Arguably the most productive 2022 big man in the metro last season, Malcolm is a double-double producer just about every time he steps on the floor. May not possess traditional center height, but is so strong and plays with physicality down low. In the first game of the day I saw him move defenders off the block with ease to create a clean look at the rim, and defensively he stood his ground with no problem. Malcolm threw down two dunks but also showed the shooting touch that forces defenders to guard him beyond the arc. I like the way he runs the floor hard to beat opposing bigs to the rim, and he also showed some passing vision to hit cutting wings from the block.

PJ Ebeling PJ Ebeling 6'10" | C Totino Grace | 2022 State MN (6’10 2022 C, Totino-Grace)- Malcolm’s teammate during the event was PJ Ebeling, one of the more under-the-radar true

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