Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER --03-19-2014-- Bentonville sophomore Malik Monk; photographed on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Tyson Park in Springdale for Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas
Bentonville junior guard Malik Monk continues to see his stock go up with an outstanding spring and early summer play.
Monk, 6-4, 173 pounds is the fourth leading scorer in the Nike Elite Youth League with an average of 21.1 points a game. He's shooting 44 percent from the field, 34 percent from beyond the three-point line and 79 percent from the free grow line.
ESPN rates him the No. 1 shooting guard and the No. 4 prospect in the nation for the 2016 class. He has scholarship offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Memphis, Florida, Connecticut, Kansas and Indiana.