The 2025 class still has a very long way to go but the early returns look like this class is a powerhouse. At this point, 7 members of the class hold at least one D1 offer and there are at least twice that many with the potential to earn D1 offers in the class before they get to graduation down the line. Here’s a look at the top power forwards and posts in the class. This does not include players ranked in the top ten.
, Western Hills – A big body with skill around the rim, Campbell averaged a double double in his high school season and has had a solid AAU season while playing up on 16u. Javeon needs to get on the Vertimax and get more athletic to reach his ceiling but he has a chance to be a D1 recruit if he improves his defense away from the rim and adds some range on his offense.
, Butler County – One of the biggest additions to the rankings this time around, Rice is a talented big who plays super hard and looks like he can be a D1 recruit if he continues growing and continues to add to his skill level. Lawson plays hard and looks like he’s having a good time while doing it. His motor is always running and when I’ve watched him play, he seems like a great teammate.
, Saint Xavier – Will should be in line for a bigger role this season at St. X after being a bench player last season. Hanke has a good skill level and is well built. He’s shown that he can knock down open shots and is also capable of getting to the rim off the bounce. He’s a prospect to watch in Louisville for sure.
, Danville Christian – As mentioned in our “New Names” article, Lual has the potential to be a big time player if he develops in the next couple of years. Already 6’11, Ayiei is an imposing shot blocker and has proven he can score the ball. He’s got to continue adding bulk and improving his overall skill level but Lual could be a top 10 player in this class eventually.
, Saint Xavier – The big man from St. X strikes me as the type of player who could put up strong numbers if he’s given more opportunity. Graham has a mature body already and uses it to bang in the post against opposing teams. He needs to show he can step away from the basket and score but Krezmien has the potential to be a breakout player this season in the 7th region.
Other Names to Know:
, Pike Central
, Mercer County
, Clinton County
, Bryan Station