Photo: Lower Merion Athletics

Posted On: 11/17/21 8:38 AM

Demetrius Lilley Demetrius Lilley 6'8" | PF Lower Merion | 2022 State PA (C/O 2022) from Lower Merion. Photo: Lower Merion Athletics

The tip of the 2021-22 high school basketball season is just days away, so it is time to publish the second installment in our preseason southeastern Pennsylvania Top 10 team rankings series.

On Monday we revealed our preseason Top 10 “private” school basketball programs in southeastern Pennsylvania. Today we will review our preseason Top 10 “public school” teams in the region.

  1. Imhotep Charter – ‘Tep holding our No. 1 spot should not be a surprise because this roster’s wealth of talent is ridiculous. 2023s Justin Edwards Justin Edwards 6'6" | PF Imhotep Charter | 2023 State #77 Nation PA (numerous DI offers) and Rahmir Barno Rahmir Barno 5'10" | PG Imhotep Charter | 2023 State #157 Nation PA (3rd Team All-State) comprise arguably the best backcourt in the state. Ronny Raphael Ronny Raphael 5'11" | PG Imhotep Charter | 2022 State PA (Committed to Gannon) and Mo Abdullah Mo Abdullah 6'4" | SF Imhotep Charter | 2022 State PA (Committed to Rider) are incredible slasher style wing players. Naji Reid Naji Reid 6'0" | SG Imhotep Charter | 2022 State PA is a renowned three-point shooter. As a bonus, Imhotep’s roster now boasts transfer Ahmad Nowell Ahmad Nowell 6'2" | CG Imhotep Charter | 2024 State PA , one of the top 2024s in the nation.
  2. Reading – The reigning 6A state champions return senior Daniel Alcantara Daniel Alcantara 6'4" | SG Reading | 2022 State PA , one most well rounded players

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