Posted On: 10/30/21 4:00 PM

The 2022 class in North Carolina are starting to make their commitments, but there’s still plenty of talent still left on the board, too. Here’s a look at Part II of the Best Available Prospects in the 2022 rankings.


No. 16 Elijah Gray Elijah Gray 6'8" | SF Hargrave Military | 2022 State NC | Hargrave Military

Gray is spending his final season at Hargrave Military after a strong year at Ardrey Kell High that saw his squad make it all the way to the state finals. He’s a versatile forward that can finish around the rim and knock shots on the perimeter and in the mid-range. As he improves his physicality, he’ll be a name to keep eyes on in the class. UNC-Wilmington, East Tennessee State, Radford, Murray State, Charlotte, ODU and others have offered him already.

No. 18 Shane Fernald Shane Fernald 6'7" | PF Lake Norman Christian | 2022 State NC | Lake Norman Christian

Fernald is one of the more underrecruited names in the state at 6-foot-8 with a knack for operating inside and out on both ends of the floor. He’s got nice length he uses well to take what the defense gives him without forcing things and has a ton of room to add bulk as a stretch-forward. Mid-major and D2 high-major

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