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Middle School Spotlight list – Top 8th Graders in Minnesota!

Hoop Stars Media Middle School Spotlight list – Top 8th Graders in Minnesota class of 2025 is composed of 30 + of the best up and coming middle schoolers in the 8th grade in the state of Minnesota.  We have watched these players grow and develop in many cases from 3rd grade until now.  We have watched them compete in such high profile events such as the Mr. Minnesota Prestigious All – Star event Twitter: @MrMNAllStar, National tournaments, many local top events and Elite camps.  Many on the list have continued to develop over the years and have played elite level AAU basketball each year producing AAU National championships and many high level wins against top elite level programs from across the country.  

As we begin to break down the list we will be adding new names in the coming weeks.  Our articles will be by position, skills and where they are today and with continued growth what the future can look like for these prospects.  This report is not a final list but a growing list that will continue to grow in the coming months.   

The class of 2025 is littered with elite point guards, shooters, wings and bigs.  Please note this list is in no particular order this list is loaded with talented kids that have bright futures and we will cover that fact.  


Minnesota Class of 2025 Top Prospects watch list:

Cameron Riggins – Brown – Eden Prairie

Parker Wangen – Stewartville

Cole Wilcek – Farmington

Jaleel Donely – Bloomington Kennedy

Jalen Wilson – Breck

Lamarrius Starr – Bloomington Kennedy

Ethan Lee – Kasson

Max Lorenson – Eden Prairie

Chace Watley – Hopkins

Jonah Ask – Farmington

JJ Sullivan – Eden Prairie

Timmy Omotoyinbo – Osseo

Anthony Smith – Hopkins

Daniel Molhoek – Edina

Duke Richardson – Minnetonka

Isa El Amin – Mpls North

Colton Kazmierkoski – STMA

Caleb Bancroft –  Rochester Century

Carter Arnlund – STMA

Nik Domier – Farmington

Cedric Banks – Mpls

Hudson Hochstedler – STMA

Jalyn Patterson – Minnesota Prep

Dorian Pruitt-  Anoka

Brogan Madson – Mankato

Mareng Keng –  Undecided

JJ Semanko – Hopkins

Isaac Cordes – Shakopee

Damarius Russell – Waseca

Abu King –  Undecided

Riley Grossman – Lakeville North

Tyler Wagner – Champlin Park



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