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Posted On: 06/21/22 9:55 PM

The class of 2026 is the next talented group of basketball players in the western part of Pennsylvania. Here at Prep Hoops PA, we are committed to promoting the future stars on the hardwood for the rising freshman class. These four Pennsylvania classes starting in 2023 and ending in 2026, definitely will showcase an abundance of exceptional basketball players. As time moves forward it could be made clear that Pennsylvania is not just a football state. Let’s check out the following fifteen young men who should be on the radar of scouting services and college recruiters as they develop their games this season.



CLASS OF 2026:

Eric James Jr. Eric James Jr. 6'1" | SG North Hills | 2026 PA - combo guard

  • A creative guard with the ability to score in a variety of ways throughout a game in half-court and transition
  • Prediction: Varsity starter


Scoop Smith Scoop Smith 5'6" | PG Woodland Hills | 2026 PA - combo guard

  • This skilled ball handler can make plays in the half-court set and open floor with consistency
  • Prediction: Varsity starter


Lamont Perkins Lamont Perkins 6'2" | PF Mckeesport | 2026 PA - power forward

  • An overpowering force on the inside who rebounds at a high level on both ends

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