Posted On: 01/2/22 7:00 PM

The future of Oklahoma basketball is as promising as it has been in a while

By Bryce McKinnis

Since joining Prep Hoops in summer 2018 as a "recruiting reporter," I’ve had a myriad of responsibilities and day-to-day tasks: semi-yearly prospect rankings, outreach to college coaches, filming and cutting highlights, travel, writing -- and paramount to all others, staying in-the-know on 70-thousand-ish square miles of Oklahoma high school basketball -- over 400 schools and dozens of summer weekend travel teams; keeping an eye on the dunk on court 1 and the game-tying 3-pointer on court 12, both during the 9 a.m. time slot in a city I’d never visited.

The 2022 class, however, bears some significance for me, compared to the others; it was the first class I covered from its members’ freshman years and all the way through -- half of -- their senior years. Since the summer going into their freshman seasons, players like Adante Holiman Adante Holiman 6'0" | PG McAlester | 2022 State #224 Nation OK , Chase Martin Chase Martin 6'5" | SG Jenks | 2022 State OK , JV Seat JV Seat 6'3" | SF Edmond Memorial | 2022 State #250 Nation OK , Marcell Perry Marcell Perry 6'4" | SG Southeast | 2022 State OK , and all others, have kept me grounded in my

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