Adidas Invitational (Class of 2020 Forwards)

Here is a look at some of the top Class of 2020 forwards from last weekend’s Adidas Invitational: Sam Richardson 6’5″ Gateway: A versatile skilled combo forward who led Gateway to the championship game of the 16U division. He is very comfortable on the perimeter with his ability to handle the ball and make plays[…]

Rock Spring Classic Superlatives

STOUGHTON — Wisconsin prospect (and former Wisconsin prospect) superlatives following the 2018 Rock Spring Classic… Best Three-Day Performance Mason Madsen (Playground Warriors) Attacking some of his weaknesses since July, Madsen looks like a much improve prospect. Last year, Madsen’s calling card was his defense. His offensive skill set has now caught up. Madsen was hitting shots[…]

Top AA Rebounders: State Tournament Edition

Class AA state quarterfinals tip Thursday, March 15th at 1:15 PM central.  The eight teams bring plenty of talented players.  Today the emphasis belongs on the young men in the trenches.  These are the guys battling and devoting their physical well-being to the cause.  These are the Top AA Rebounders. Division I, Class AA BlueCross[…]

Underrated players in the class of 2018

There are a ton of underrated players around the state. However, for this list, I’ve compiled a list of six players that I’ve seen multiple times that I believe deserve more recognition from college programs. If you believe you are being under recruited, contact me via twitter (@zacharytmanning) or by email at zachary.tyler.manning@gmail.com. Jayvien Torrance-Jackson[…]

Most Valuable Role Players

It can be easy to look at the list of top teams in the state and think that the reason those teams are on top is their star power. But none of those teams would be as successful as they are without the glue guys who hold those teams together. Here’s a look at some[…]

Preview: 2018 Minnesota-Wisconsin Border Battle

A must-see event annually, the 2018 Minnesota-Wisconsin Border Battle, presented by the Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook, returns to Stevens Point High School on Saturday. Featuring some of the top teams and talent from the two states, the Border Battle is set to be an exciting day of hoops…   Top Games to Watch Minneapolis North (11-3)[…]

Ameritime Classic: Wednesday Standouts (2018-19)

Prep Hoops Missouri was on hand to take in the action at the Ameritime Classic at Parkway West on Wednesday night. Here is look at some of the top players from 2018 and 2019 from the four games. Several Division II schools were in the house to watch the action, including Drury, Maryville, UMSL, Truman[…]

Five Takeaways: Ameritime Classic

Prep Hoops Missouri was in the house at Parkway West for all four games of the Ameritime Classic on Wednesday night. Hazelwood Central and Wentzville Liberty posted victories in the semifinals to advance to Friday night’s championship game at 8:30 p.m. Here are Five Takeaways from Wednesday night’s action: *Hazelwood Central can lock it down[…]

Luke Homan Showcase Recap

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Always a must-see event in the state of Wisconsin, the 2018 Luke Homan Showcase tipped off from Brookfield Central High School on Saturday. Featuring some of the top teams and talent in the Badger State, Saturday’s event lived up to the hype… Max Alba – 2018 – SF – Franklin Alba has been[…]

Iowa’s Premier Performers (Week 4)

Each week, we’ll sift through quikstats.com, Twitter, emails and the like in search of the best performances from around the state. It’s the 40-point games, triple doubles and stat-stuffing performances that are likely to make the list. Below, you’ll find 10 of this week’s eye-opening performances.     Tyreke Locure (2019) 5’10 PG, Des Moines[…]

North OC Championships: Next Ten

The North Orange County Championships tournament was won by a team outside the OC. Lakewood Mayfair, led by supremely talented and highly recruited sophomore Josh Christopher, defeated Capistrano Valley, 60-56, in as exciting a game as you’ll come across. There were plenty of other standout performers throughout the tournament, as discussed in our “Ten Best”[…]

North OC Championships: Ten Best

The North Orange County Championships tournament was won by a team outside the OC. Lakewood Mayfair, led by supremely talented and highly recruited sophomore Josh Christopher, defeated Capistrano Valley, 60-56, in as exciting a game as you’ll come across. There were plenty of other standout performers throughout the tournament and here we look at the[…]

EVENT RECAP: Top freshmen at Cable Dahmer Shootout

EVENT RECAP: Top freshmen at Cable Dahmer Shootout KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The two-day Cable Dahmer Shootout held on Friday and Saturday at Avila University in Kansas City featured some of the best teams from the Kansas and Missouri side of the border with several exciting games and players. Here, Prep Hoops takes a look[…]

Thursday Thoughts: 5 Takeaways

With the season in full swing, the majority of the top games tend to be on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For week 4, we decided to highlight some of the action from some of the top games across the state last night. Below are my Thursday Thoughts that include my big 5 takeaways from the evening[…]

Coast News Classic: Junior standouts, sleepers and stock raisers

From the first game of the eight-hour Coast News Classic finale to the championship game, one thing was evident: The class of 2019 was well represented. Here were some of the players who caught our attention last weekend in that junior class. Standouts Ryan Langborg, 6-4 G, La Jolla Country Day  Torrey Pines made a[…]

Coast News Classic – Senior Sleepers and stock raisers

Each year, seniors in San Diego that are not household names emerge during the non-conference tournament season. For one reason or another, these players have hovered under the radar. Some don’t play on elite travel teams, others play multiple sports. Several of these players made waves on the final day of the Coast News Classic.[…]

Top Underclassmen From the MD State Final

The Maryland State Finals had a ton of underclassmen that played much older than their age. Baltimore is known for its high school basketball talent, and last night all four games were represented either by Baltimore County or Baltimore City. Here are the top underclassmen from the State Championship games: Teon Gardner | Edmonson |[…]

Standouts From the Maryland State Finals

(Feature Photo Credit: Kyle McFadden) All four of the Maryland State Finals games lived up to every bit of the anticipation. Poly and Perry Hall were crowned state champions for their respective classes for the first time in school history, Patterson escaped a pesky Century team by six in a game that went down to[…]

Colorado Stock Up Showcase: Top Shooters

[metaslider id=143761] The Stock Up Showcase in Westminster on Sunday featured dozens of players with wide arrays of talent. As such, our evaluations have been broken down by specific skill sets exhibited by those in attendance. We’ll have new evaluation pieces throughout the week. Next up, a look at the players who most impressed with their[…]