The class of 2020 continues to emerge from coast to coast and another talented prospect that is trending up along with many others in the class is PG Reece Beekman of Scotlandville High School in Louisiana.

A Wisconsin native, Beekman is a talented lead guard that has stretched up to 6-2 with a plus length frame who’s taken some large steps forward over the past 12-16 months.  A former national champion at the middle school level, Beekman is a savant with the basketball in terms of both his decision making and playmaking ability and he does much of it in a smooth stellar fashion that looks effortless and poetic in the same sense.  That was evident during the spring and summer where he helped take the reigns of the Wisconsin Playground Warriors 15U travel team and helped guide them to championships at the UA Finals, NY2LA Summer Jam, and Fab 48 this past July.

Beekman can stroke the perimeter jumper at each level and his mid-range game has slashing and finishing ability off the bounce where he can utilize either hand, drop in floaters, finish through traffic, etc.  As a playmaker he has the ability to dribble drive to create, snap the pass up the floor on time in transition, or just make solid decision in the half court sets to make the game easier for his teammates with timely passes.  Defensively Beekman has the look of a potential standout on that end of the floor with his length, instincts, ability to jump the passing lanes, quick feet, and his consistent ability to create positive chaos on and off the ball.  

That potential continues to ooze out on the hardwood as he’s in the middle of his second year starting for Scotlandville who won a state championship last season and is a favorite to do much of the same this season. Beekman is a critical part of that success as he’s currently averaging close to 16 points a game and a little over 4 rebounds and 4 assists a contest.  

Mix everything together and Beekman continues to trend into potential high major status regionally and nationally and schools are continuing to take notice.  The talented lead guard is already getting interest from LSU, Texas A&M, Alabama, Tulane, George Washington, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, etc.  As national prospects go Beekman is one who is slowly trending in that elite status direction so you can expect to hear a lot about his recruiting trail filling up over the next 12-24 months as he’s extremely talented and only scratching the surface of his big picture potential.