"The high IQ sharp-shooting stretch-4 missed his entire senior year with an injury and has worked tirelessly to get back. We are proud of you, Kev - the best is yet to come," Brooklyn Collegiate High School Boy's Basketball wrote in Tweet.
Top NYC hoops player Ryan Myers is going to Iona, while top NJ Girls' High Schooler Destiny Adams is headed to UNC.
Simpkins averaged 15.80 points, 5.85 rebounds, and 3.35 assists per game in 14 contests during the 2019-20 regular season. He added an average of 16.25 points, 7.75 boards, and 3.75 helpers in four games in the playoffs.
The Wildcats captured back to back PSAL Queens Borough Championships (2018-20) and finished with a 14-2 league record and went 7-1 in non-league tilts in the 19-20 campaign.
Salnave was a second-team All-MAAC selection last season after he averaged career highs of 14.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.2 assists. He averaged 12.1 points, four rebounds, 2.5 assists, and amassed 1,135 points and grabbed 377 rebounds in 94 tilts over three campaigns at Monmouth.
Senior guard Kaia Johnson committed to Division-2 College of Staten Island of the East Coast Conference, while senior Kayla “K.Will” Williams is headed to Clarendon College, a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) member, which plays in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference (WJCAC) in Clarendon, Texas.
The 5-foot-7 Brooklyn native help lead the Lady Jets to a dominate 59-32 win over Adams Street Academy in the PSAL B Girl's Championship game as a junior, and took the team to the finals as a sophomore, a nail-biting 44-43 defeat to John Jay Campus.
Moreno's legion of Instagram followers is growing, as he went from 14.1 thousand on Aril 23rd to 28.6 as of today.
The 6-foot-2 Baskerville averaged 9.2 points and 4.4 rebounds per game in 10 games in the 2019-20 season, and posted 7.9 points and 4.4 boards per tilt as a junior. White, a 6-foot-6 forward, averaged 10.08 points and 13.83 rebounds per game in 12 contests as a senior and 14 and 11.93 as a junior.
Cates, who entered Division-1 St. Francis along with Lady Jet teammate Zhoey Starkey, took up the sport as a nine-year-old and really thrived as a Lady Jet sprinter in high school.