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2025 Rankings Explained Part 4 (11-15)

In Part 4, we look at five players who are all very close to making real noise on the statewide scene. The current rankings can be found at the links below. Tier 4 (8-13)Tier 5 (14-18)Tier 6 (19-21)Tier 7 (22-25)Tier 8 (26-31)Tier 9 (32-36)Tier 10 (37-40)HM (part 1)HM (part 2) (11) 6’7” Jake Cackovic (Holly Springs) Cackovic is a big, strong, and mobile forward that shoots it as well as most...

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Dawkins’ Standouts: Fall Finale/ Hoop State League

By; DeAjai Dawkins 5’11 2022 Gabe Proctor (Papa Pete’s Patriots/Apex Friendship) One of the more well-known names in NC’s 2022 class, Gabe Proctor is not a shooter you should leave open by any means. Certainly one of the most lethal shooting threats in the state, Proctor is excellent off the catch. Sound mechanics guided by repetition, and an IQ belonging to a player who I have oftentimes said...

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Dawkins’ Championship Sunday standouts

Lewis Walker By: DeAjai Dawkins 2025 Jamier Rice (Durham Hurricanes) I love when I get the opportunity to watch point guards that operate years ahead of their respective age group. It’s one thing to see this quality in wings & big men, but a guard playing with an older mentality usually means that they have a set of traits they perform at an elite level. Jamier Rice possesses an elite set of...

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