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Posted On: 09/25/21 6:00 AM

This week PHI unveiled our first edition of the 2024 prospect rankings.  While it is still early in the process we are starting to get a good feel for this group.  Here is a look at the top power forwards and centers in the class.  Right now this class is stacked at these two positions with six of the top eight overall being big men!

 

James Brown James Brown 6'9" | C St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita)

Overall Ranking: #1

Brown that been the consensus top prospect in this class since they entered high school.  At 6’9” the St. Rita center has such an advanced low post game.  He puts combination moves together like a veteran finishing with touch around the hoop.  High level rebounder snatching everything in his area and is a rim protector on the defensive end.  Complete center and five-star caliber prospect.

 

Morez Johnson Morez Johnson 6'9" | PF St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita)

Overall Ranking: #2

Johnson is the state’s best 2024 power forward prospect.  In most classes he would be a no doubt #1 overall type prospect.  He brings more athleticism up front than Brown does as he is just so incredibly explosive as a finisher on the interior.  Really like his quickness inside along

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