The talent in southwest Missouri might be as high as it's ever been with a number of high-level college prospects and players who are capable of leading their teams to state championships.
The News-Leader will name a Dominant Dozen for boys' basketball at the conclusion of the season in addition to naming a player of the year. The Dominant Dozen will be a list of the top 12 boys' basketball players for the 2020-21 season.
The following list is in a randomized order and is not a ranking.
Dominant Dozen: Boys' 2021 watchlist
- Kanon Gipson, Logan-Rogersville