Prep Poll Countdown: #28 Hill School

We're already at the third day of the National Prep Poll Countdown and we'll check out a school from Pennsylvania. Remember, we'll go through all 30 for now, but when the season begins only 10 will get weekly play.

We're unveiling the most extensive and only prep school poll of its kind and the Hill School (Pottstown, Pa.) checks in at No. 28.

Seth Eilberg has brought back seven kids from last season's team that went 16-12, but it's the newcomers that have him really excited.

Oxford, Miss. Native Beau Gibb is a 6-7 ½, 195-pound wing forward who is versatile and has gotten a few looks from Elon, Drexel, Robert Morris and LIU.

``He's an excellent rebounder, shoot the three, finished with both hands and is comfortable going to the basket or in the post," Eilberg said.

The other go-to guy will likely be 6-3, 195-pound sophomore Devon McBride, who hails from nearby Westchester, Pa.

``He's got the potential to be our best scorer besides Beau," Eilberg added. "But we're going to ask him to do a lot of other things."

The lone returning starter is 6-3, 175-pound sophomore wing Greg Harrington, a lefty from Pennsylvania who moved into the starting lineup midway through last season.

Junior forward/center Noah Levine (6-9, 230), who is receiving Ivy and Patriot League interest, is another D-1 player on the roster. Levine's biggest asset is his ability to step out and knock down the perimeter shot.

Alex Kirk, a 5-9, 160-pound Washington native who will likely play D-2 ball somewhere after he leaves Hill, will start at the point while a pair of junior swingman - 6-2, 190-pound Jason Brustein (N.Y.) and 6-3, 200-pound Corey Goff – will give Hill depth off the bench.

Eilberg won't have the a guy who can dominate in the paint as he had a year ago with Providence-bound big man Randall Henke, but he will have plenty of talent to compete.

``It's not so much the size, it's the rebounding ability," Eilberg said. "Henke did so much for us last year in terms of rebounding and shot-blocking, but we're hoping, as a team, we can rebound and defend well enough to compete."

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