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Berry, Floyd lead debut of MO All-State hoops stock watch

No rankings this week, but we've still got you covered with as the hoops season gets underway. Each week, we'll take a look back at our Missouri preseason All-State basketball team and update you on how some of those players are faring this year. There will be a Prime-Time Player (PTP), an Other Top Player (OTP) and an Under the Radar (UTR) player who is making his case as one of the state's top ballers.

Here's who to keep an eye on after the first few weeks of the season:

PTP: Nolan Berry, DeSmet, Junior

After enduring a two-game losing streak, the Spartans have bounced back with two straight wins, thanks to Berry's all-around dominance. The junior forward is averaging 20.6 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.14 blocks during DeSmet's 5-2 start.

OTP: Pat Jones, Rockhurst, Senior

For Rockhurst to go deep in the playoffs this year, it'll have to depend on its deep threat in Jones. The senior guard has already knocked down eight 3-pointers through five games to up his average to 16.5 points for the 3-2 Hawklets.

UTR: Demetrius Floyd, McCluer, Senior

Picking up where he left off on the AAU circuit, Floyd has been getting serious buckets for the state's top squad. Floyd is averaging 22.6 points while shooting 46 percent from 3-point range as the Comets are off to a 5-0 start.

Brandon Parker covers Missouri for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHS.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.