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Louisville's Top Talent

Remy Abell
Remy Abell
Michael Johnston

Basketball season is just around the corner and the Derby city features several of the nation's top prospects. Here is a look at the top 25 players for the upcoming season.

1. Zach Price 6-10 Sr. C Jeffersontown

Price, who transfered from Ohio, is currently ranked as the No. 72 player in the nation according to He had committed to play for Rick Pitino at the University of Louisville.

2. Ryan Taylor 6-6 Sr. F Western

Taylor, another University of Louisville commit, is also one of the nation's top prospects. He is currently ranked as the No. 113 player in the nation according to He transfered in from Indianapolis.

3. Tony Kimbro 6-5 Sr. F Jeffersontown

Kimbro played at duPont Manual his freshman season, before deciding to transfer to Christ School in North Carolina, where he played his sophomore and junior seasons. In May he decided to transfer back to Louisville and play for the Chargers. Kimbro currently has scholarship offers from Oklahoma State and Virginia Tech.

4. Remy Abell 6-3 Sr. CG Eastern

Abell averaged 14 points per game last season. He recently committed to play for Bradley University.

5. Kameron Woods 6-7 Sr. F Eastern

Woods entered the summer with no scholarship offers. By July he had racked up 13 scholarship offers. In August he committed to play for Butler University.

6. Jermaine Jackson 6-4 Sr. G/F Iroquois

Jackson was one of the city's top scorers last season, pouring in 25 points per game. He currently has offers from IUPUI and Missouri State.

7. Lyonell Gaines 6-5 Sr. F Eastern

Gaines averaged nearly 14 points per game last season. He recently committed to play for IUPUI.

8. Kevin Shaw 6-2 Sr. G Seneca

Shaw doesn't hold any scholarship offers at this point but several schools are showing interest.

9. Mekale McKay 6-3 Jr. G Moore

McKay emerged as one the city's top players after strong showing in the Derek Smith Shootout and several AAU events. He is also a standout on the Mustang football team.

10. DeOndre McWhorter 6-8 Sr. F/C Moore

McWhorter still needs to work on his offensive game but his presence on defensive makes him one of the city's top players. He blocked 200 shots last season.

11. Devon Rowan 6-8 Jr. F/C North Oldham

12. Arman Marks 6-3 Sr. G Eastern

13. Nathan Dieudonne 6-6 Jr. F Trinity

14. Desmond Brown 6-0 Sr. G Central

15. Walter Alexander 6-4 Sr. F Seneca

16. Hayden Sweat 6-0 Sr. G Bullitt East'

17. Desmond Dorsey 6-2 Jr. G Jeffersontown

18. Charles Foster 6-0 Jr. G Trinity

19. Jalen Wesson 5-9 Jr. PG Butler

20. Chad McDowell 6-4 Sr. F Pleasure Ridge Park

21. Brandon Whitlock 6-5 Sr. F Iroquois

22. Jake Simpson 6-4 Sr. F Pleasure Ridge Park

23. Martez Harris 6-3 Sr. F/G Seneca

24. Anton Warren 6-9 Sr. C Fern Creek

25. Troy Saxton 6-1 Jr. G Trinity



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