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BOYS BASKETBALL POWER RANKINGS: Burney’s top 10 players in the Upper Peninsula

By: Scott Burnstein, December 10, 2018, 1:00 pm

Burney’s Top 10 UP Hoopsters

1 Marcus Johnson (Iron Mountain Jr. G) — Totally ICED OUT in the backcourt, top overall offensive threat in the northern part of the state.

2 Reece Castor (Gladstone Sr. G/F) — Signed with Northern Michigan, Castor is one of the best shooters in the entire state and a primetime playmaker in every way possible.

3 Foster Wonders (Iron Mountain Soph. G/F) — Has the chance to be one of the UPs all-time greats before it’s all said and done on his high school career … in other words, LITTTTTTTT!!

4 Marius Grazulis (Marquette Sr. C) — Signed with Grand Valley State, the 6-foot-10 Grazulis is the No. 1 big man in the UP.

5 Brad Sirard (Houghton Jr. F) — A “Baby G” sporting an “OG” style of game.

6 Matt Ojala (Calumet Sr. G) — Expect Swagger Levels from Cal-Town’s “Matty Orange Juice” to reach epic levels this winter, perfect combination of net ripper and dime dropper out of the backcourt.

7 Jason Waterman (Negaunee Jr. G) — The definition of a Ther-A-Flu Special on the perimeter … complete and utter sickness from downtown.

8 Tucker Taylor (Gwinn Sr. F) — Force of nature out of the front court, bulldozer mentality on both ends of the floor.

9 Luke Terrian (Kingsford Sr. F) — Torches nets like a BOSS (which he is!!!), a wizard on the wing.

10 Darius Yohe (Ishpeming Sr. F/C) — Pogo stick in the paint, length and athleticism makes him a difficult match up for defenders.