Posted On: 01/7/22 10:18 AM

The first full week of January is coming to a close and the hoops season is kicking into high gear. The upcoming weekend is filled with intriguing matchups that should light up the scoreboard. Here are the top matchups to watch for this weekend.

Mark Armstrong Mark Armstrong 6'2" | PG St. Peter's Prep | 2022 State #39 Nation NJ vs. Ian Jackson Ian Jackson 6'5" | SF Cardinal Hayes | 2024 State NY

The best matchup of the weekend features a pair of high major recruits that should light up the scoreboard in Armstrong and Jackson. The Villanova commit is capable of scoring at all three levels and does not force the issue in the half court. Jackson is a big-time athlete who finishes with authority around the rim and is not rattled by on-ball pressure. Both players are gamers who will do whatever it takes to win. Tyler Lingham Jackson Tindall Jackson Tindall 6'7" | SF St. Peter's Prep | 2023 State NJ Matt Kinzler Matt Kinzler 6'7" | SG St. Peter's Prep | 2023 State NJ and  Elijah Moore Elijah Moore 6'2" | SG Cardinal Hayes | 2024 State NY are all talented prospects who should make an impact, but Armstrong and Jackson will be the marquee battle to watch.

Keyshun Sanders Keyshun Sanders 5'11" | PG Paulsboro | 2022 State NJ vs. Drew Greene Drew Greene 5'10" | PG Cherry Hill East | 2022 State NJ

This South Jersey matchup may fly under the radar, but it features a pair of talented guards who should lead their teams on deep postseason runs. Sanders is a lightning quick floor

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