January 25, 2018

By: Julius Kim

 

There are numerous of prospects in the class of 2020 around the DC/VA area that need to be noticed and a good majority of them don’t get the respect they deserve for different reasons. Here are six prospects that are on the rise.

 

Canin Reynolds – Landon School – DC Blue Devils

As Reynolds only played with the Blue Devils for one session, he described his game as a guard who can get into the paint. He can make plays for his team and comes off of ball screens well. He stated that he is working on catch and shoot threes and off the dribble.

 

Amir Nesbitt – Virginia Academy – Boo Williams

Nesbitt, a 6-foot-1, explained his games as a shooter but he says he has started to prove that he is able to score on all three levels. He also mentioned that he is training with coach Chris Rhone to work on his ball handling and his ability to finish around the basket. He has earned offers from North Texas, Hampton, and Stetson while having interest from ODU and Georgetown.

 

Delonnie Hunt – St. John’s College – DC Premier

The SJC product said that he considers himself a crafty strong ball handler who can get into the lane and finish strong. He can dish it to the big or find the shooters on the outside. He stated that he has the ability to be scrappy and can help on the boards as well. Hunt is still working on his ball handling and pick and roll situations.

 

Elijah Wood – Bethesda-Chevy Chase

The class of 2020 wing emphasized that he is a pass first lead guard that is athletic, versatile, and a defensive ball hawk. He is currently working on his finishing moves around the basket such as floaters, staggered jump stops, and reverse staggered jump stops. Wood is also focusing on improving his strength in the weight room along with consistently working on his jump shot.

 

Jules Bikoy – St. Marys Ryken

Bikoy, 6-foot-4, described his game as an athletic guard that can drive, shoot the three, and can create for his teammates. He wants to improve on being a more consistent ball handler and he wants to become a lockdown defender.

 

Caleb Dorsey – The Hill School – Mid Atlantic Select

 

The 6-foot-7 wing briefly stated that he is versatile and can do a decent amount of everything. In reference for the future, Dorsey said that he is expected to play more with the ball in his hands and as a result, he is working on ball handling and his poise with the ball. He added that he wanted to get his perimeter shooting even better and wants to continue to work on his drives and finishes.