Unknowns and Undervalued

Posted On: 11/29/19 10:58 AM

New Jersey high school basketball is very competitive with two programs being ranked inside the USA Today's Super 25 preseason poll. The Patrick School is ranked fourth in the preseason poll, while Roselle Catholic checks in at 24. The Ranney School won the Tournament of Champions last season, but has to replace five star duo Scottie Lewis and Bryant Antoine. Non public schools have ruled the Tournament of Champions with no public school winner since Camden in 2000. 

The Patrick School is the clear favorite to win it all this season behind a sleuth of transfers. Jonathan Kuminga is the top rated junior in the country, while big men Adama Sanogo and Bretner Mutombo give the Celtics a dominant interior duo. IMG Academy transfer Noah Farrakhan has championship experience, which is vital for the Patrick School. Sophomore Dionte Johnson may come off the bench, but he is an explosive point guard who will have a big contribution this season.

Roselle Catholic is the Patrick School's top threat in Non-Public B behind star big man Cliff Omoruyi. The Lions have premier talent on the perimeter in seniors C.J. Wilcher and Niels Lane and sophomore Corey Floyd Jr. Binghamton commit Richie Greaves provides Roselle Catholic three-point shooting and

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