Posted On: 11/30/21 3:11 PM

As the season tips off in Kansas on Friday, players from across the state will be looking to make statements early. Let’s take a look of some of the guys who will be looking to make early statements. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! Hoops season is back!


Fred Criqui Fred Criqui 6'7" | C St. Marys | 2022 State KS , 6’7, St Mary’s, 2022: One of our highest risers over the summer, Criqui will look to send a message to the the Mid East league early on Friday. The physical presence, footwork, hands, and ability combination in the painted area will be tough to stop. Criqui’s smooth jumper and ever increasing range also makes zoning him a tough task.


Tyson Ruud Tyson Ruud 6'5" | SF Basehor-Linwood | 2023 State KS , 6’5, Basehor-Linwood, 2023: A long wing/forward prospect who will be asked to do a lot for the Bobcats this season and his versatility inside and out matched with his athletic ability should match him up nicely with a ton of teams. If he can get going early, especially on night one, look for him to establish himself as a big time wing/forward in the 2023 group. 


Andrell Burton Andrell Burton 6'4" | SG Campus | 2024 State KS , 6’4, Campus, 2024: One of the more exciting

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