Posted On: 05/24/22 10:18 AM

Rankings need transparency, so we have to give some insight into our decisions. During the 2024 deep dive, I’ll explain what landed our top 5 players at the head of their class. It’s a worthy reshuffle filled with an Ohio native jumping a few spots, a pair of SIAA state champions, and the youngest brother of a former NBA lottery pick.

#1 Karter Knox Karter Knox 6'6" | SG Tampa Catholic | 2024 State FL

Strong, mean, and standing at 6’6 Karter Knox Karter Knox 6'6" | SG Tampa Catholic | 2024 State FL was the captain of a state final four team that had one senior on it. Blessed with the athleticism needed to play at the highest levels of the game and a constantly developing skillset Knox may have the highest upside of the field. There are moments where he looks like a sophomore but can erase those mistakes with his shotmaking, shot-blocking for the position, and elite-level toughness. Knox averaged 20.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.8 steals, and 1.6 blocks per game while leading his team to a 22-8 record playing every single game on the road. 

#2 Sammie Yeanay Sammie Yeanay 6'9" | SF The Rock | 2024 State FL

Yeanay’s case starts with a dominant Prep Hoops Expo debut. He was already having a strong summer, but at

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