Chapin Sophomore KJ Lewis Ranked in the 2023 Top Prospects
The ESPN class of 2023 prep basketball rankings were revealed on Wednesday, and El Paso's own K.J. Lewis is featured as a top-25 prospect.
Aside from the plethora of offers coming in for the Chapin standout shooting guard, Lewis has now been named the 21st overall prospect in the class of 2023. Lewis, a 5-star prospect, is ranked as the third-best in Texas, fourth overall among shooting guards and fourth in the region. The two other Texas players on the list include Ron Holland (Duncanville) and Tyler Smith (Houston).
The high school sophomore currently holds offers from Division I programs like Arizona State, DePaul, TCU, Texas A&M, UTEP and Western Illinois.
Lewis and the Huskies won the Class 5A bi-district title last year. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard became an All-City selection last season after averaging 17 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 3.3 steals and 1.4 blocks per game in 2019-20. Chapin was ranked No. 20 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches preseason poll in the Class 5A ranks going into this year. They have gotten off to a 4-0 start to the season thus far.