Under the forward-looking lens of college basketball recruiting, few players are too young to earn notice if they show enough promise. The class of 2016 has barely finished up its sophomore year in high school, but there are already a handful of stars in that group who have set themselves apart as top targets for college coaches to pursue.
One of the best of them has been strutting his stuff this weekend at the Peach Jam, Nike’s championship tournament for its Elite Youth Basketball League. Although he’s playing against class of 2015 EYBL standouts, Malik Monk has been one of the league’s most reliable scorers of any age.
Read on for more on the Arkansas native’s lofty potential, along with nine more of the most eye-catching prospects in early evaluations of college basketball’s 2016 recruits.