2024 Names To Remember (Part 3)

With the start of the 2022-23 regular season underway in the state of Florida, it is time to look at underrated prospects in different classes.

Moving onto the junior class, 2024, this is Part 3 of players that deserve more attention from college programs.

2024 6-3 G Ezechiel Aime – Heritage

A strong and active athlete, Ezechiel Aime is a rock-solid prospect. After averaging just over 11.0 PPG last season for the Panthers, the junior is averaging 16.0 PPG thus far this season through three games. He can dunk with ease, gets up and down in transition and is a pest defensively. Aime is someone college programs need to keep a close eye on.

2024 5-8 G Ta’Veon Jones – Windermere

Transferring in to Windermere from Central Florida Christian, Ta’Veon Jones has made an instant impact at his new stomping grounds. He dropped 28 points in a win over The Villages last week and is in full control of this Wolverines backcourt. A crafty, quick twitch and gifted scorer, the 5-foot-8 junior averaged just north of 13.0 PPG last season but looks destined to be a top scorer in the state.

2024 6-2 G Braylon Burbridge – Miami Palmetto

A good athlete with the basketball in or out of his hands, Braylon Burbridge should thrive this season for Miami Palmetto. The 6-foot-2 junior averaged just over 8.0 PPG as a sophomore. His shooting ability is a plus and his unselfish play as a passer and creator is fun to watch. I expect Burbridge to break out for the Panthers this season.

2024 6-4 G Jordan Naylor – St. Pete Canterbury

In the opening game of the season for St. Pete Canterbury, Jordan Naylor dropped 37 points and 14 rebounds in a win over Keswick Christian. The 6-foot-4 junior averaged just under 13.0 PPG last season and is in full focus here in 2022-23. Naylor has a good frame to him and has the speed and ball skills to get to the rack and finish often. Look for him to have a major campaign.

2024 6-7 F Jeremy Elyzee – Pembroke Pines Charter

A double double machine at his previous school Flanagan as a sophomore (13.3 PPG, 13.4 RPG), Jeremy Elyzee transferred into a new look Pembroke Pines Charter squad. The 6-foot-7 hybrid forward should slide right into a key post role and hustle fit. Elyzee is a skilled ballhandler with a smart game and is someone who can hurt defenses on both ends of the court.

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Jake Perper has covered sports as a writer since 2010 and a basketball scout since 2015. He was the Southeast Scouting Director for the Prep Hoops Circuit and the lead scout for Prep Hoops’ Florida site for seven years. You can follow him on Twitter @thehoopvibe.