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Quincy Allen, Maret


By Big Shots Nation, 10/26/19, 12:00PM EDT


Here's a look at the Top 10 small forwards in the Maryland/D.C. area.

1. Quincy Allen, Maret

Quincy Allen is a top prospect in the Maryland/D.C. rankings and has slowly been a hot commodity in the recruiting ranks for a while now. He's due to have a productive season at Maret School in 2019-20 with his ability to attack the rim and shoot the ball from deep. He's shown solid athleticism for a player of his size at 6-foot-6 and continues to draw interest from high major programs. He holds offers from Clemson, UConn, Xavier, NC State, Pittsburgh among others.

2. Ike Cornish Jr., Legacy Early College (SC)

Ike Cornish Jr. is another 2021 prospect from the Maryland/D.C. area whose recruitment is due to take off this season. After spending his early career in Maryland, Cornish has moved to Legacy Early College in South Carolina, where his game should really blossom. He can operate on all three levels with his abilities at 6-foot-6. He holds offers from DePaul, Winthrop, George Washington, Loyola (MD, Bryant and others.

3. Benny Williams, St. Andrew's Episcopal

Benny Williams is an emerging wing prospect with tons of upside at St. Andrew's Episcopal.  He's got nice length for his size at 6-foot-8 and uses it well to get to the rim and knock down shots from the perimeter. He's a versatile player that can operate in the post and off the dribble at the wing. He most recently earned an offer from Wake Forest to add to Maryland, Pittsburgh, Clemson, Seton Hall and others.

4. Devon Savage, Riverdale Baptist

Devon Savage will see a change of scenery entering his junior season in the high school ranks. He joins Riverdale Baptist after spending time at St. John's College High School in the WCAC. He'll be expected to be a solid contributor his first year in as they reload at every position. Savage is a prospect that can shoot the ball and get to the rim in traffic off the bounce. He currently holds offers from La Salle, Bryant, Stony Brook and Towson.

5. Malik Missouri, The Gilman School

Malik Missouri is due for a breakout season in 2019-20 at The Gilman School. He slowly figuring things out as a versatile wing prospect that can play multiple positions on the floor at 6-foot-5. He's got the size of a college prospect already and shows flashes of it with his ability to rebound, score and defend the basketball. He already holds offers from Bryant, Loyola (MD) and St. John's.

6. Terrence Butler Jr., McNamara

Terrence Butler Jr. will be a new face at Bishop McNamara but he's sure to stand out with his abilities. He's a 6-foot-7 forward that can play either forward spot with his ability to get up the floor and finish at the rim. He's an underrated ballhandler and quite the paint protector on defense as well. He'll be a breakout candidate in the 2021 class with offers already from Drexel and James Madison.

7. Thomas Whitley, Eleanor Roosevelt

Thomas Whitley is a player that's patiently waited his turn at Eleanor Roosevelt, defending 4A State champions in the state of Maryland. He's really improved handling the ball and shooting from all the floor this past offseason and is a prospect due for a productive year in their rotation. He's already got a nice frame at 6-foot-6 and solid versatility for a player of his caliber. He also holds an offer from James Madison.

8. Mohamed Toure, Sandy Spring

Mohamed Toure is a solid forward prospect with his ability to attack the rim and use his athleticism well on both ends. He's a forward that plays with tons of energy with the ball in his hands and gets to the rim well at 6-foot-5. He's got a nice wingspan that he uses well to play the passing lane on defense and work to the rim off the bounce. He'll be one to watch at Sandy Spring this season.

9. James Gross Jr., Rock Creek Christian

James Gross Jr. is an electric small forward prospect that can play multiple roles on the floor. He's a smooth operator off the catch-and-shoot 3 and is aggressive attacking the rim off the dribble. As he learns how to impact the game on both ends, keep watch on him at Rock Creek Christian.

10. Jake Koverman, Southern

Jake Koverman is another versatile wing to watch at Southern High School. At 6-foot-5, he does a little bit of everything to impact the game on the hardwood. He's quite the spot-up shooter with his ability to move in space and get open looks on offense. On defense, he's a scrappy defender that disrupts the flow of his opponents on the other end. He's quite an underrated athlete with a knack for creating off the dribble.