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Nike EYBL: Sharife Cooper appreciates his gradual rise to the top

HAMPTON, Va. – Two years ago, Collin Sexton came into the Nike EYBL as an unranked player hungry to gain respect at the national level.
He parlayed that hunger into production, leading the league in scoring and subsequently rising from unknown to five-star prospect and the rest, as they say, is history.
Sexton is expected to be a lottery pick in the next month’s NBA Draft after a dominant freshman season at Alabama.
Ever since then, everyone’s been on the hunt for the next “Collin Sexton,” a player who would rise from obscurity to the proverbial mountaintop