Posted On: 11/25/21 3:45 PM

This weekend I attended the Northeast Recruiting Report’s (NERR) National Prep Showcase at Albertus Magnus College in my own New Haven, Connecticut. While the games may have been muted in importance by the impending flock of Yale and Harvard alum attending The Game, the showcase brought together some of the nation’s best prep school talent. And as a fairly new New England scout, I couldn’t have been more excited to finally get to see some of the region’s best teams go at it.

Now for the heavy hitters... the New Englanders! This is the first part of a 4-part examination of the best NE talent at the tournament, to be published throughout the week for your enjoyment. There was more than enough incredible Northeast kids in attendance, so with only 4 parts, I had to look hard and long at my notes to find the kids that really stood out to me. Here’s the first bunch:

Arturo Dean Arturo Dean 5'9" | PG Putnam Science | 2022 State , Putnam Science (CT), 6-0, 2022

Arguably the biggest stock riser of the weekend, Dean is a kid who I’ve been watching since he was at South Miami High School in Florida. And while he dazzled me his sophomore year, he

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