Posted On: 02/23/21 1:00 PM

FISHERS, IN-- I spent a bulk of my time in the gym this weekend watching the youngsters in 12U, also known as the Class of 2027. This group of young men showed me very early that the future of basketball in the Heartland is very bright. These prospects came from Illinois, Kentucky, and a herd came from the land of Bird, Larry Bird, and the state of Indiana, which of course was the most represented at the Prep Hoops Next Heartland Kickoff.

I give you my All-Tournament Team for the Class of 2027 from Indianapolis. To be clear, these prospects are on an "as watched" basis throughout the weekend. These five prospects showed off their craft to those of us in attendance and were well deserving of this All-Tournament Team.

Ed Williams IV | Chicago, IL | Class of 2027

Williams left a great impression in multiple games for the Chicago Demons this weekend. Based on some of the plays I watched him make, I believe he has an excellent basketball IQ for a sixth-grader. Williams did a nice job finding creating his own cushion outside of the key with his mid-range

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