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On the rise: Stock boosters from April's first weekend evaluation period

The first of April's two live evaluation weekends have come and gone. Which prospects raised their stock the most? The Rivals.com team of Eric Bossi, Corey Evans and Dan McDonald breaks down their top stock boosters

Recruitment: Offer from LSU, Tulsa, Stephen F. Austin, Incarnate Word.

Event: Adidas Gauntlet, Ft. Worth.

Why his stock is rising: A big wing who can attack the rim and has a developing jump shot, Archie put up big numbers with Urban DFW Elite. A potential top 100 type player, his weekend play earned him an LSU offer and many other high majors are on the brink.

-- Eric Bossi

Recruitment: Kansas, Florida, Wake Forest, Providence, N.C. State, Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Texas, Clemson and others have offered.

Event: Under Armour Association, New York.

Why his stock is rising: In multiple viewings watching the four-star wing in the 2019 class, he was easily the best player on the court, including a match-up against five-star 2018 small forward Khavon Moore.

--Dan McDonald

Recruitment: Temple, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island offers with new interest from Notre Dame, Virginia, Boston College and others.

Event: Under Armour Association, New York.

Why his stock is rising: A recent growth spurt up to around 6-foot-6 and a pretty jump shot should help him become a target of several high-major programs after this weekend.

-- Dan McDonald

Recruitment: Illinois, Xavier, NC State, Georgia Tech, Butler, Oklahoma State, Cincinnati and several other offers.

Event: Nike EYBL, Hampton.

Why his stock is rising: Playing at less than 100-percent, Dosunmu was still one of the best performers over the weekend showing off unbelievable finishing skills at the basket and getting to the foul line over 10 times per game. He is one of the top competitors​ in all of high school ball.

-- Corey Evans

Recruitment: Offers from SMU, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and TCU.

Event: Adidas Gauntlet, Ft. Worth.

Why his stock is rising: Only a freshman, there really isn't anywhere but up for Hampton's stock to go. However, his combination of size, skill, floor vision, scoring and athleticism all suggest he's a potentially elite player. Flat out one of the best 2020 prospects we've seen to date.

-- Eric Bossi

Recruitment: Connecticut, N.C. State, Oregon, Auburn, Louisville, Ohio State, Virginia, Virginia Tech and several other offers.

Event: Nike EYBL, Hampton.

Why his stock is rising: The 6-foot-5 wing led his Boo Williams team to an undefeated record while averaging over 25 points per game. He has developed an alpha-dog demeanor and was able to grab offers from NC State and UConn following his dominant showings.

-- Corey Evans

Recruitment: New offers from St. John's, Wake Forest, Georgia, Kansas State, Minnesota and more.

Event: Nike EYBL, Hampton.

Why his stock is rising: A relative unknown​ entering the weekend, Lecque blitzed his opponents with a complete scoring game that makes him one of the top scorers in the 2019 class.

-- Corey Evans

Recruitment: New offers from Duke, LSU, Oklahoma State and Virginia.

Event: Adidas Gauntlet, Ft. Worth.

Why his stock is rising: McCormack has shed some weight and was much more productive and active than he was during the high school season. His strength and impressive hands are really turning heads right now.

-- Eric Bossi

Recruitment: Offers from Creighton, St. Joseph's, Tennessee, Charlotte and others. New interest from South Carolina, Kansas, Arkansas, Louisville and others.

Event: Under Armour Association, New York.

Why his stock is rising: The 2018 post player started to see his stock rise before the weekend, but his play New York City only cemented him as a high-major prospect with his ability to shoot along with being able to score on the block.

--Dan McDonald