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Oct, 2019

Super 60 of 2020 (UPDATED)

(By: AlamoCityHoops Staff)


Officially, high school basketball practice starts next week, and the season quickly follows in November. As we watch the 2020 class lace them up for their last go around in high school, we breakdown the top prospects in our Super 60 for the Tri-Regions.

Here's a look at the Top 5, as four of the first prospects measured in at 6'7" or taller, with some undeniable talent sitting at the very top.

Unanimously, 6'8" 5-star wing, Greg Brown (Vandergrift HS), is not only the number one prospect in the Tri-Regions, but one of the best prospects in the country for the 2020 class. Recruiting outlets have ranked him as high as Top 5, and no lower than Top 10. The University of Texas is said to be at the top of a group of schools that include, North Carolina, Auburn, Memphis, and Kentucky, that are vying for his commitment. A super athletic, long, freakish athlete who is one of the best slashers and finishers at the rim. Time after time, highlight reel dunks can be found  online of Brown, but it's his ability to face up, put the ball on the floor, and show that he can be a factor from the perimeter as well that makes him an elite prospect with more upside to come.

The top point guard in the state of Texas, Jamal Shead (Manor HS), holds down our number two spot. The 6'2" strong, bull-like pg has improved every year of high school ball. He is a true floor general who has the mindset to make his teammates better and will make the next pass. Will blow by you, and use his chiseled frame to finish in among the trees or kick out, and over the years has added a deadly three point shot that has plenty of range and accuracy. Plays with his hair on fire, and will hound you on defense. Is heading to the University of Houston and Head Coach Kelvin Sampson.

Each year, a prospect will either come out of nowhere or just improve so much, that they're a top riser. This year that title belongs to Ze'Rik Onyema (Jay HS). With his impressive play over the summer and continued into the fall, the 6'7" four man features a 7'0"+ wingspan, a D1 frame, and is an above average athlete who is still scratching the surface of his talent. He uses his length very well to hit the glass on both ends, plays physical in the block and more times than none, will finish above the rim. Is excellent at running the floor, effort is non-stop, and has shown that he has a soft touch out to the 10-12 foot range, and draws out bigger defenders, only to go right by them as he has decent handles for a low post. He sports offers from UTEP, Navy, Army, and with close to a dozen more programs showing strong, legit interest. A solid start to his senior season could lead to an avalanche of offers.

Recent UIW commit, Godsgift Ezedinma (Waco Midway HS), is #4 in our rankings. Very similar physically to Onyema, is also 6'7" and has a nice, cut frame that can bang and will not be bulled over. Very active in the low block, and uses both hands to score around the rim. Showed great improvement this fall in being a bigger factor on the boards, and added the extra dimension of being able to drift outside and hit a set jump-shot, all the way behind the three-point arc. Possesses a leadership quality, talks and directs teammates on the defensive side. Is a solid land for the Cardinals and should be able to make an impact in the Southland Conference in the coming years.

At #5 is 6'7" versatile wing Jordan Wood (Cornerstone Prep). He continues to open eyes and show coaches that he's an all around athlete who can hurt you in multiple ways. Plays very smart, knows when to use his length, good handles and uses them to attack off the dribble. Is very reliable with a perimeter game that goes well beyond the arc. Has enough height and size to also play the stretch 4 and runs bigger defenders in circles as they to try to step out and guard him.

For the entire list of our updated rankings on the 2020 class, be sure to click on the link below:

Super 60 Rankings (UPDATED)