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Efton Reid, Steward School


By Big Shots Nation, 10/28/19, 2:00PM EDT


Check out the top big man prospects to keep an eye on in Virginia's 2021 class.

1. Efton Reid,  Steward School
Efton Reid
is the top forward prospect in Virginia at The Steward School. Reid is a versatile forward prospect at 6-foot-11 with the ability to make plays on all three He's got nice mobility on the offensive end, getting to the rim off the bounce, in the paint and on the perimeter with relative ease. Defensively, he impacts shots in the paint and puts in the effort to protect the rim. He's got a solid skillset for a player of his caliber with offers from Virginia, Florida, Rutgers, VCU, Old Dominion and others.

2. Roosevelt Wheeler, John Marshall

Roosevelt Wheeler is another big man prospect in the state of Virginia's 2021 class with a talented skillset at 6-foot-10. Wheeler attends John Marshall in Richmond where he's already won one state championship. He impacts the game on both ends with his ability to use his length to finish at the rim and block shots in the paint. He's a double-double machine on the floor and slowly learning how to play with a motor. He's recently received offers from Texas A&M, Kansas and Providence and is a highly sought after big man in the high major ranks of college basketball.

3. Olu Durosinmi, Virginia Academy

Olu Durisinmi is an underrated big man prospect due for a breakout season at Virginia Academy. Durisinmi has good size at 6-foot-9 and 220 pounds that he uses well to establish himself in the post. He battles in the paint for rebounds and is emerging as a shot-blocker on the defensive end. He already holds offers from Florida, Georgetown, George Washington and James Madison. He's due for a solid junior campaign at the high school level this season.

4. Matt Nunez, Walsingham Academy

Matt Nunez is a growing name in Virginia's 2021 class at the forward position. Nunez is a machine when he's on the floor scoring, rebounding and blocking shots and is quite the mobile forward at 6-foot-9. He's got good length that he uses well to maneuver in the post for buckets. Then, on the glass, everything in his area is pretty much his rebound. His biggest asset may be his shot-blocking, though, which keeps opponents on their toes in the paint. He holds offers from Saint Louis, Florida, Georgetown, George Washington and VCU. 

5. Dominic Strother, Massanutten

Dominic Strother is an emerging forward prospect to keep an eye on at Massanutten Military Academy this season. He's got a versatile skill set with his ability to stretch the floor with his 3-point shooting at 6-foot-8. On the interior, he's quite the burden to bear as a finisher around the rim. He's done well to add size to his frame and become aggressive finishing at the rim and it's starting to pay off for him.

6. Avery Ford, Centreville

After spending his career at Paul VI High School, forward Avery Ford has made the switch to Centreville High School, where he should make quite the impact. Ford has a chance to be one of the top defenders at the 6A level in VHSL play. He's a burden at 6-foot-5 and 200 pounds that flies around for blocks and rebounds at a high rate. On offense, he likes to get to the rim and finish with authority. He'll be one to watch alongside Chris Kuzemka.

7. LaShaun Lee, Norview

LaShaun Lee is quite the active big man prospect at Norview High School. At 6-foot-5 and 205 pounds, he does well to create position for himself down low for tough finishes around the rim. On the rebounding front, he's developing into a double-double type guy as the season's progress. With a big junior season around the corner, he's due for a rise in his current recruitment. He holds an offer from Norfolk State.

8. Bryson Spell, Cape Henry

Bryson Spell is a growing name in the 2021 class in the state of Virginia. He's got quite the versatility on the floor with his ability to create on the perimeter and get hot in a hurry. Spell is emerging as an all-around prospect while building on his skillset as a stretch-4 type. As he builds on his 6-foot-8 frame, Spell is a player to keep watch for at Cape Henry High School.

9. William Henderson, Life Christian 

William Henderson is a name expected to make quite the impact at Life Christian Academy. He's a strong 6-foot-9 prospect that's learning to play with a purpose. Henderson runs the floor well and makes his presence known when he's out on the hardwood. He shoots the ball well from the high post area and is developing more as an outside threat.

10. Josh Morse,  Albemarle

Josh Morse is a versatile forward prospect that can shoot the ball from deep and play above the rim. He's an underrated slasher going to the rim and can finish tough in traffic. He stays with plays, playing until something positive happens when the ball in his hands. As he learns to be a presence on defense, he'll be a prospect to watch at Albemarle High School.