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Ypsilanti Lincoln's Emoni Bates dribbles against U-D Jesuit's Daniel Friday during the first half of MHSAA Division 1 final at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Saturday, March 16, 2019.

Long before Emoni Bates ever played a high school basketball game, the speculation over his future as one of the top basketball prospects in the last two decades already had heated up.

It's easy to see why.

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