Posted On: 11/12/19 4:46 PM

This Friday, public schools will hold official practices/try outs and begin their missions for the 2019-20 season. As we continue to roll out our preseason previews here at Prep Hoops, headlines are always a thing to ponder. Here are a few that will surround the city public school conference.

Can Poly secure the crown?

The public school split in conferences is a joke in my opinion, but teams have to abide by it. On Poly's side, Patterson knocked them off last season during the regular season and by winning out, eliminated Poly from playing in the city championship game. Patterson lost a ton of pieces and will likely take on a rebuilding mode this season, so Poly will be as favorable as ever to lock in their slot for this year's title game. The Engineers are loaded with talent that extends well down their bench. Headlined by 2020 prospects such as Justin Lewis (Marquette commit), Rahim Ali, Brandon Murray and Ian Wallace, head coach Sam Brand has plenty of size to throw out in his starting lineup. They have just about anything you need including bigs, skilled play making guards, slashing guards, shooting guards and athletic wings. It's

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