Posted On: 01/7/22 6:00 AM

Prep Hoops had wall to wall coverage from eight holiday tournaments across the state.  Check out what players left the biggest impressions in Holiday Tournament Standouts: 2023 Prospects Pt 1!

 

Mekhi Lowery Mekhi Lowery 6'4" | SF Oswego East | 2023 State IL (Oswego East)

We were so impressed with what Lowery did when we saw him in the quarterfinals against Marian Catholic.  Long and lanky small forward that wins off the dribble using his massive strides.  Gets steals on defense and takes them the other way for scores in transition.  Two way wing is primed for a monster spring/summer.  He had 19 points in the quarterfinals.

 

Kaiden Space Kaiden Space 6'2" | PG St. Rita | 2023 State IL (St. Rita)

Space had a solid game against Lincoln Way Central in their opening contest.  Strong bodied guard that rebounds well and can take contact at the rim.

 

Asa Thomas Asa Thomas 6'6" | SG Lake Forest | 2023 State #114 Nation IL (Lake Forest)

Thomas lived up to his status as a high-major recruit in their opener at Jack Tosh against Hinsdale South.  He dropped 24 points.  Elite shot maker that has deep range on his three point shot.  Cuts without the ball.  Mixes in straight line takes where he likes to convert with floaters.  Rebounds well for a wing.

 

Rokas Castillo Rokas Castillo 5'11" | PG Lemont | 2023 State IL

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