Posted On: 01/19/18 3:30 PM

Masengo Mutanda may be the best player in Minnesota that few people know about – at least not the college coaches she really needs to impress. The dynamic point guard from Robbinsdale Armstrong hopes that will change over the next year as she recovers from yet another injury and tries to make a name for herself. Mutanda has missed about 20 high school games over the past three seasons but, more importantly, she has played almost no AAU ball thanks to major knee and ankle injuries. Mutanda knows 2018 is an important year. "Right now I'm not really sure what schools are interested in me or where I would go because I missed so much basketball," said Mutanda, who most everyone calls 'Mango.' "It has been kind of hard for colleges to come see me play. Now that I'm back I'm going to do my best to get seen."

Although her team absorbed a thrashing by Prior Lake January 15th at the Minnesota Fury MLK Day Classic at St. Kate's, Mutanda made a good impression, scoring 22 of her team's 31 points. The tournament is staged by the Fury to showcase some of the AAU club's top players. Mutanda used

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