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810 Varsity Analysis: Lee's Summit

By By Craig Wind, 810 Varsity, 01/17/21, 9:45AM CST


Read the player breakdowns by regional recruiting analyst Craig Wind

Craig Wind scouts and delivers a breakdown of Kansas City area teams and players to 810 Varsity through the upcoming season. Wind formerly wrote for and is the owner-author-founder of Midwest Basketball Recruting Intel, an NCAA-certified recruiting service. Winds sends his reports to 270+ D1 college coaches around the USA on a weekly basis about players who will play basketball at all collegiate levels.

Follow Wind on his Twitter account @MBRIwindo

Saw BUD CRAWFORD (SR) 6’8” play as a JR, he has gotten bigger, but he needs the JC route and could be a good project on to a 4-year school … 

MONTE KEMP (JR) 6’7” is long and lanky with decent bounce at the rim (and no build at all similar to Whisner’s). Just skilled enough, as he’s able to produce at a higher level, this team will take off and rocket towards the top of the standings …

Monte Kemp fires a shot at the 810 Varsity Showcase. (Photo: Darryl Woods ,810 Varsity)

ALEX BANASSI (JR) 6’2”, CADEN MCGUIRE (JR) 6’0”, and BRYCEN LARUE (JR) 6’2” give the Tigers an all 2022 backcourt and there is no shortage of overall skills from these three fellas. Very solid with a high basketball IQ and certainly they look the part in terms of making shots. All three of them are scholarship somehow-somewhere-someway if they work hard at it for the next 12 months! 

Alex Benassi drives at the 810 Varsity Showcase. (Photo: AJ Hildreth)

MAX WHISNER (JR) 6’7” with D1 football offers at Indiana, Iowa, Kansas State, Kansas, Missouri, et al  has a torn labrum in his shoulder. He’ll be back for AAU with KC Run GMC. Big strong TE-DE body with good character and great work ethic.

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