June 19, 2024

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Dybantsa was already the unanimous top-ranked participant within the class of 2026 and the second-ranked participant within the nation heading into his sophomore yr.

AJ Dybantsa.
AJ Dybantsa was unstoppable as a freshman for Saint Sebastian’s College in Needham. Barry Chin/Globe Workers

AJ Dybantsa, the Brockton native who made waves as a celebrity freshman for Saint Sebastian’s College in Needham, introduced Wednesday that he’ll reclassify and end highschool in 2025.

Dybantsa was already the unanimous top-ranked participant within the class of 2026 and the second-ranked participant within the nation heading into his sophomore yr. The 6-foot-7 wing averaged 19.1 factors and 9.6 rebounds per recreation for Saint Sebastian’s, then tore up the summer season circuit with Expressions Elite within the EYBL. Dybantsa averaged 25.8 on the prestigious Peach Jam, the premier occasion for elite AAU expertise, practically 5 extra factors per recreation than another participant.

After being named Massachusetts Boys’ Basketball Gatorade Participant of the 12 months following his freshman yr at Saint Sebastian’s, Dybantsa transferred to Prolific Prep in California, the place he’ll be a part of forces with Tyran Stokes, who will seemingly take over Dybantsa’s spot atop the 2026 rankings.

Dybantsa turns 17 in January. His reclassification doesn’t seem to be it is going to have an effect on his nationwide prospect rating, as 247sports already introduced that he’ll take the highest spot within the 2025 class forward of the approaching season.

Dybantsa has acquired scores of Division 1 gives, together with from UConn, Alabama, Georgetown, Texas, USC, and lots extra sure to return.