2022-23 Putnam Science Academy Season Preview


After going 38-0 and winning the National Prep School Championship tournament last season, Putnam Science Academy (CT) Coach Tom Espinosa’s biggest issue for his Open Gyms this fall, will be trying to find enough places for the college coaches to squeeze in.

Once again, PSA will run two full squads of college prospects, one will compete in the Power 5 AAA Division and New England Basketball League, and the other will compete in the Power 5 AA Division.


Here is this winter season’s players:

Darryl Simmons Jr. (2023) 5’10, 165 lbs guard (from Norwich, CT)

DJ Dormu (2023) 6’0, 190 lbs, guard (from Washington DC)

Connor Dubsky (2023) 6’5, 190 lbs guard (from Woodbridge, VA) Committed to Rhode Island

Blake Barkley (2023) 6’9, 205 lbs forward (from Morgantown, WV)

Bol Kuir (2023) 7’3, 210 lbs center (from South Sudan, Africa)

Will Lovings-Watts (2023) 6’6, 205 lbs, guard (from Jeffersonville, IN

Tarique Foster (2023) 6’8 175 lbs, forward (from Bronx, NY

Mouhamed Dioubate (2023) 6’7, 215 lbs small forward (from Queens, NY)

Duane Thompson (2024) 6’8, 200 lbs, forward (from Holbrook, MA)

Miles Rose (2023) 6’5, 185 lbs, guard (from Rochester, NY)

Ramsay Checo (2025) 6’0, 200 lbs, guard (from Boston, MA)

Jimmy Cami Lohembe (2024) 6’9, 190 lbs, forward (from Owensboro, KY)

Muazibini Jabal Adamu (2023) 6’10, 215 lbs, center (from Ghana, Africa)

Travis Upchurch Jr. (2025) 6’0, 160 lbs, guard (from Bridgeport, CT)

Benjamin Ahmed (2026) 6’10, 215 lbs, forward (from Nigeria, Africa)

Wadang “Pop” Wel (2023) 6’11, 210 lbs, forward (from Owensboro, KY)