Posted On: 05/25/22 3:26 PM

Mateen Usui Mateen Usui 6'5" | PF Archbishop Murphy | 2025 State WA , 6’5, Forward, FOH Seattle 16U, Archbishop Murphy, C/O 2025

As one of the younger prospects on the Friends of Hoop 16U squad, Mateen struck me as a kid with a high ceiling and shined on a big stage at the shootout. He could be a serious name to keep tabs on down the line. at 6-foot-5 with extreme length, he stands out as a player who can become an intimidating shot blocker and perimeter defender. He flashed both those things in Auburn over the weekend, and showcased some tools from his offensive game as well. He moves very well for a player who hasn’t quite grown into his body yet, being able to make his way into the lane and score in the 5-10 foot range quite easily, making quick moves with and without the ball. 

 

Xavier Santana Xavier Santana 6'2" | PG Clarkston | 2024 WA , 6’3, PG/SG, Hooptown 16U White, Clarkston, C/O 2024 

Santana has continued to show his upside as a dynamic lefty combo guard with an intriguing offensive game since the end of his breakout sophomore season (20.7 ppg, 4.2

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