Player Profile: Ryan Schuster

Ryan Schuster experienced great success at Sioux Valley last year and will help lead a young Cossack team this coming season. Schuster along with Max Nielson are two of the top players for the Cossacks this next season after Trevor Hanson and Trevor Olson graduated last year. Stepping into a new role means working harder[…]

Player Profile: Kellan Benck

After coming off a successful cross country season Kellan Benck is ready to start his final basketball season with Duel.  Benck just missed qualifying for the state cross country meet by placing 35th with a time of 24:07.04. This summer Benck played for the Dakota Niners and improved in several different aspects of his game. […]

Next Up 2019

It’s the start of a new season which means there are a new crop of players ready to explode onto the scene and make their presence felt. Here is our Next Up list for the 2018-19 season, and we are starting with the Class of 2019.   John Aicholtz/G/West Clermont- Gone from last year’s team[…]

Player Profile: Carter Shields

Carter Shields is about to start his senior year at Sioux Falls Washington high school.  The Warriors survived five losses in seven games stretch early in the year to make the state tournament and win 13 games in 17-18.  Shields played under some great upperclassmen in years past, but this year is the role he’s[…]

NC Preseason All Defense Team Watchlist

Greenfield School 2020 Guard Creighton Lebo: You may know him for his ability to shoot and score the ball, which is understandable since he averaged over 30 PPG last season. However he is no slouch on the defensive side of the ball, he truly gets after it and does a nice job of staying honest[…]

2019 : Available Small Forwards

Prep Hoops takes a look at the small forwards in the State of South Carolina. This group of players is very talented from top to bottom.    Jalyn McCreary – Legacy Early College (Greenville) McCreary 6’7 arrive this fall a Legacy Early College after moving in from Kennesaw, GA.McCreary attended Kennesaw Mountain High School last[…]

Conference Preview: North Central

 The North Central Conference features a number of excellent guards who are capable of putting the ball in the basket. It is led by high-scoring point guard Dezi Jones of Hannibal and the dynamic duo of Savion Thorpe and Braeden Wetrich of Moberly. Top Returning Players Dezi Jones 5’9″ Hannibal (’19) Savion Thorpe 6’3″ Moberly[…]

Class of 2020 Breakout Season Prospects

The 2020 Class has a nice amount of talent and is turning into a class with quite a few college prospects on multiple levels. Let’s take a quick glance at some of the players and prospects that we expect to have a good season and an increase in their recruitment. West Brunswick Wing Jadyn Parker:[…]

PHI Freshman Showcase: Team 2 Breakdown

The last bit of the Prep Hoops Indiana Freshman Showcase is coming out over the next few days as we finish up our evaluations for the event. Today, we are looking at Team 2 and those players full breakdowns. #27 Tayshawn Comer 5’10 PG Cathedral (IN) Comer is a small guard with tons of speed[…]

College Commitment: Clayton Whitman (2019 Lynden HS)

Right after the summer ended, Clayton Whitman knew it was time to get down to business with his college recruitment. The athletic 6-foot-4, 190-pound wing from Lynden High School had whittled down his list to two schools and got set to take official visit to both college campuses. After making trips to each, he took[…]

Conference Preview: CIML Central

The Teams Ames (9-13) Two bonafide Division I prospects reside on the Little Cyclones’ roster, that’s senior Japannah Kellogg (who’s committed to Green Bay) and freshman Tamin Lipsey (Iowa State offer). Mix that in with guys like Cooper Downs, Casey Mumm and Will Krapfl and you can bet that Ames will be a tough out[…]

PH Texas Report: 2020 Power Forwards Vol. IV

Jalen Brattain / 6’8″ / PF / Seminole /  Level: Mid Major-High Minus Strengths: Athletic hybrid forward with a college-ready body; has a chance to be special if he can put it all together; versatile basketball player  Bouncy in the interior; plays above the rim; target for putback dunks; rebounds well Can handle the ball in[…]

Recruiting Report: Chris Shepherd (2019)

Chris Shepherd went through multiple injuries throughout the summer of 2018 while running with Team Explosion out of Bristol, Tennessee. Ultimately this didn’t help his recruiting heading into his senior season, but on the bright side, he is 100 percent now. Despite the limitations, Shepherd has still been able to pick up interest from college[…]

2019 : Available Shooting Guards

Shooting Guards are always a necessity on a college roster. Lets take a look and see who is still available in the Palmetto State in the 2019 class.    Allen Williamson – Wilson HS (Florence)  (pictured on front)  Williamson is back for his 4th year on varsity with the Tigers. Williamson 6’3 left-handed guard plays[…]

Prospect Spotlight: Abdul Delaney (2019)

Over the off-season, Abdul Delaney and the Christiansburg High School boys basketball team ran several open gyms to keep basketball at the top of mind heading into the school year. Delaney will be one of the main pieces moving into his final high school campaign and recognized that the team will be a bit on[…]

Prospect Spotlight: Dylan Decklever (2020)

An impressive 6-foot-2 guard from Linn-Mar, Dylan Decklever is one of those guys that is waiting in the wings, but will eventually break out. The Lions’ hoops program is one of the best in Iowa, and Decklever, a junior, is another talented piece in their machine. A skilled scorer with an ability to score in[…]

PH Texas Report: 2020 Small Forwards Vol. IV

Michael Jefferson / 6’6″ / SF / Waco Midway /  Level: Mid Major Strengths:  Lean body with good size for position at the wing spot; versatile off-ball talent; projects well Has tools; looks the part; sees the floor; skilled passer; can possibly be a secondary ball handler at the next level; advances the ball up the court[…]

Contenders, Prospects, & Sleepers: UIL 6A-III District 22

It is October 31st, 2018 and that means its only days away from UIL season opening games. Let’s take a dive into various UIL Districts, and begin previewing teams and the players to watch!  Today we dive into the UIL 6A-III District 22!    Pre-Season Player of the Year I have a Co-MVP for District 22.[…]

Recruiting Report: Kobe Busch (2020)

Opposing coaches and players in South Dakota and around the region have been learning about Kobe Busch over the past few seasons.  The top ranked junior in South Dakota has emerged as an exceptional player that is ready to take the next step in his career.  He has made a name for himself nationally as[…]

Where are they now ? Mr. Basketball finalist ’88-’89

We are catching up with the 30 year reunion of the Class of 1988-89 Mr. Basketball nominees.   1988-89 1) MICHAEL TALLEY, DETROIT COOLEY – 563 2) Sander Scott, Northport – 305 3) Dwayne Stephens, Ferndale – 149 4) Dennis Kann, Mio – 133 5) Jeff Warren, Litchfield – 121   MICHAEL TALLEY, DETROIT COOLEY  He[…]