Tops In Texas Underclassmen J-P (March)

Tops In Texas UNDERCLASSMEN evaluations have been compiled by the TexasHoops.com staff and we are releasing them by last name. Please check back as we release more daily.

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Joiner
Joiner

Joiner, Shannyn * 2022 * 5-7 * Fort Bend Travis

Uses his quickness to get the ball up the floor in transition, is quick passing defenders, takes the ball aggressively to the basket,has good body control in traffic

Kevin Jones
Kevin Jones

Jones, Kevin * 2021 * 5-10 * San Antonio Jay

HAs good size and length, can get hot from behind the three-point arc and drain the three-pointer, has nice range on his shot and takes the ball to the basket, rebounds

Kobe Jones
Kobe Jones

Jones, Kobe * 2021 * 5-10 * San Antonio Brennan

A point guard who is strongest at attacking the rim and finding the open teammate, makes defenses pay for not getting back by pushing it hard at hos opponent, can hit the floater over taller opponents

Jordan, Charvis * 2022 * 6-0 * Mansfield Legacy

A quick guard who has good balance on his shot, hits the fallaway jumper, good ball handler, strong on both ends of the court

Jordan, Lejai * 2024 * 5-11 * Mansfield Legacy

Moves to the open spot with hands ready to catch and knock down the three, has range to 24 feet, likes to handle the ball in the open court

Kopidlansky
Kopidlansky

Kopidlansky, Keeton * 2021 * 6-0 * Dallas Highland Park

Shooting guard, with a smooth three-point shot, good fluid motion which allows him to get rid of the ball quickly, nice pull-up jumper, strong to the basket, is quick overall

Lester
Lester

Lester, Jacob * 2022 * 5-11 * Frisco Wakeland

Willing to sacrifice his body to get the ball, gets on the floor for loose balls, can knockdown the open three, nice overall game on both sides of the ball

McDonald
McDonald

McDonald, Jelani * 2023 * 6-1 * Pflugerville Connally

Uses length to create steals on the defensive side, keeps the ball away from defenders, good ball-handling skills, knows how to make finishing look easy, handles pressure, has three-point range

Morgan
Morgan

Morgan, Kaden * 2021 * 6-1 * Trophy Club Byron Nelson

Gets the ball up the court and can find the open teammate, exceptional on penetration to dump the ball off or to finish with lay-ins, plays hard

Okwor
Okwor

Okwor, Daniel * 2022 * 6-4 * Cypress Woods

Has a strong basketball frame, gets the ball on the perimeter and wants to put the ball on the floor, slashes to the basket, mindset is to attack the rim and score, will rebound

Onwuchekwa
Onwuchekwa

Onwuchekwa, Doryan * 2024 * 6-9

Massive upside and frame, already has a drop step to get separation on the offensive side of the ball, when motivated he can dominate the boards and protects the basket with ease, quick off the floor to block shots and takes the ball off the rim, can hit the three-ball from 20 feet, scores over opponents off the block, already showing good development in post moves, quick hands and footwork, long and aggressive

Pankey
Pankey

Pankey, Isayah 2024 6-2

A smooth ball-handler with a strong crossover to get by defenders or transition to the jumper, can change direction with his dribble which makes it hard for defenders to stay in front of him, loves to get to his mid-range jumper or the rim, solid passer who finds the open man, nice vision, quick, good handles, finishes

Pearson
Pearson

Pearson, Lorenzo * 2021 * 6-3 * Richardson

A combo guard that has quickness with the ball, consistently knocks down the jumper with his soft touch, can get to a spot and pull up, athletic, aggressive going to the basket

Penson
Penson

Penson, Corey * 2022 * 5-10 * Pflugerville Weiss

A guard who combines his stature with his quickness to weave through defenses, good motor, can make the open shot, penetrate and dish guard, good on the ball defender

Penson, Terrill * 2022 * 5-10 * Manor

Has nice handles and gets to basket off penetration, very quick and will get to the paint and find the open post player or kick it out to the arc, gets to the rim for lay-ups

Perales
Perales

Perales, Shane * 2022 * 5-11 * San Antonio South

Is a guard who likes to play in a fast-paced game but can also play in the half-court, has good court vision, knows when to pass it or split the defenders, solid point guard with moves like the cross-over, is skilled and a scorer

Phelps
Phelps

Phelps, Jacob * 2021 * 6-2 * San Antonio O’Connor

A fundamentally sound team player, plays defense and doesn’t get fooled by fakes, solid shot from multiple spots on the floor, exceptional ball handler, great skill set, hustles

Piotrowski
Piotrowski

242 Piotrowski, Alec * 2024 * 6-0 * Dallas Jesuit

A shooting guard who is best when he gets to the spot and is ready but is also strong off the bounce, sneaky-good finisher at the rim, has deep three-point range

Porter
Porter

244 Porter, Markell * 2024 * 6-1

Good interior passer when he draws the post defender, is strong going to basket and will dump the ball off or score, nice ball-handler, hits the open three-pointer with range