Each passing year a class of talented prospects exits into college landscape while another enters the high school world.  Over the past few years one thing that’s become synonymous with development, exposure, and talent is the NY2LA Sports Generation Next Basketball Association middle school platform.  With college alumni that includes Tyler Herro (Kentucky), Courtney Ramey (Texas), Jontay Porter (Missouri), Jordan McCabe (West Virginia), Torrence Watson (Missouri), etc. the GNBA continues to set the tone for development in the early years with more highly regarded prospects taking the court at the high school level right now.  Here’s a quick look at 10 more GNBA alumni that continue to blaze the recruiting trails from coast to coast right now…

Note – Listed in alphabetical order – This is not an exclusive list

Reece Beekman – 2020 – PG – Scotlandville Magnet (LA)
One of the premiere lead guards in the junior class nationally, Beekman is a highly skilled floor general with the ability to create, score, and defend in high major impact fashion.  The Wisconsin native currently holds a number of high major offers from Virginia, Georgetown, Florida, LSU, Texas A&M, Marquette, Wisconsin, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, USC, Arizona State, DePaul, Brown, Temple, Wake Forest, Tulane, and Houston to date.
Kendall Brown – 2021 – SF – East Ridge (MN)
A skilled wing forward with the ability to score at multiple levels, Brown is just starting his ascent but the talented wing is regarded by many as a top 100 prospect nationally right now.  He currently holds offers from Minnesota and Saint Louis at this early stage.

Nimari Burnett – 2020 – PG – Prolific Prep (CA) 
A skilled guard with handles, scoring ability, and instincts, Burnett is a high major impact guard whose best basketball lies ahead of him.  Creating or scoring Burnett has shown an ability to take over the game and the long lean young Illinois native is firmly regarded as one of the top lead guards in the class.  Arizona, USA, Arizona State, California, DePaul, Illinois, Fresno State, Marquette, Nevada, Ohio State, Indiana, Saint Johns, and Texas A&M have offered.

Desi Carton – 2019 – PG – Bettendorf (IA)
The Ohio State commit started to build his reputation at the middle school age and he kept building with each passing year eventually becoming one of the premiere guards in the 2019 class nationally.  He can score, create, he’s explosive, and he’s tough and all of those qualities will bode well for him in the Big Ten.  Carton received invitations to the NBPA Top 100 Camp as well as USA Basketball this past summer.  A potential McDonald’s All-American, Carton is pound for pound one of the best in the country.

Michael Foster – 2021 – F – Mil Washington (WI)
The former Arizona State commit now de-committed, Foster started his ascent during the 8th grade at the GNBA and he hasn’t looked back.  Equipped with size, length, athleticism, and toughness, Foster is one of the prized sophomores in the country and a consensus top 5 prospect nationally in his class.  He holds offers from Arizona State, Marquette, LSU, Bradley, San Diego State, Texas A&M, UCLA, UNLV, Houston, and UW-Milwaukee.

Dawson Garcia – 2020 – PF – Prior Lake (MN)
A skilled forward with the ability to face up and rip the nets from multiple levels, Garcia grew significantly and that size and length combined with his instincts and upside make him one of the more intriguing prospects in the country regionally and nationally.  Minnesota, Texas, Xavier, Baylor, Butler, Iowa, Rutgers, Wisconsin, and Purdue have offered to date.  

Jalen Johnson – 2020 – G/F – Nicolet (WI)
One of the premiere prospects in the country regardless of class, Johnson is a multi-dimensional skilled talent who can play inside and out with the ball or without the ball with dominant results.  A consensus top 5 prospect nationally, Johnson recently narrowed his list to Georgetown, Kentucky, Duke, UCLA, Arizona, Marquette, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Missouri, LSU, Florida, Kansas State, Minnesota, DePaul, and Kansas.

Caleb Love – 2020 – PG – Christian Brothers College (MO)
Another highly coveted lead guard that started his ascent as a young middle school prodigy on the GNBA courts, Love is another highly ranked prospect with high major impact potential.  He can score from multiple levels, he has solid defensive ability, and he can create as well.  Illinois, Kansas State, Missouri, Xavier, Creighton, Butler, Indiana, Florida, DePaul, Iowa, Louisville, Marquette, Northwestern, Oklahoma State, Purdue, Saint Louis, Texas, Texas A&M, and Virginia have offered.

Jamari Sibley – 2020 – F – Nicolet (WI)
A long wiry highly athletic combo forward with the ability to finish with athleticism and skill, Sibley is just scratching the surface of his potential.  Defensively he has dominant lockdown potential and he’s shown an ability to finish creatively around the basket and face up and rip the nets from the mid-range level and beyond the arc.  Kansas State, Georgetown, Iowa, DePaul, UNLV, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Green Bay, Minnesota, Marquette, Illinois, Georgia Tech, Temple, LSU, Wake Forest, Iowa State, Arizona State, USC, and Texas A&M have offered.  

Jalen Suggs – 2020 – G – Minnehaha Academy (MN)
Another consensus top 20 prospect nationally, Suggs has sat at the top of the junior class nationally since the he entered high school.  A two sport standout (i.e. football), Suggs is tough, skilled, instinctive, and he has the ability to take over the game in rare fashion.  Highly skilled and dominant, Suggs is one of the more coveted prospects in the country regardless of class.  Baylor, California, Clemson, Creighton, Florida, Georgia Tech, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas, Marquette, Texas Tech, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, West Virginia, UCLA, Wake Forest, and Xavier have offered.