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Recruiting Report: Jalen Suggs (2020)

At 6-foot-5 and about 190 pounds Jalen Suugs is a five star basketball player ranking in the top ten of the 2020 class plus he’s the sixth ranked dual threat junior quarterback in America.
January 15, 2019

St. Marks is Loaded: HCA vs. St Marks

PrepHoops Contributor Andre Powe gives an in depth coverage of HCA vs. St Marks.
January 13, 2019

Iowa's ABCs of 2018

Taking a look back at 2018, from A to Z
December 31, 2018

Hoop City Classic: Day 2 Preview

Friday is a big day in Sioux Falls as the Holiday Basketball Universe ascends on South Dakota in a big way.  Here is your Day 2 Preview.
December 27, 2018

Top Scorers in Texas

PrepHoops Texas Contributor Andre Powe spotlights this season Early Top Scorers in Texas.
December 17, 2018

What Position Would They Play?🏈

Prep Hoops Contributor Andre’ Powe shares his Football edition opinion article, that highlighted some of the Top Hoopers in the state of Texas.
December 10, 2018

Alabama 7A: 3 Teams to Watch

3 7A high school teams to watch and their top college prospects.
December 1, 2018

The SEC Team Recruiting Rankings

SEC Basketball has taken a giant step forward in recent years and based on the early signing period, the talent will continue to flow through the SEC for years to come. 
November 29, 2018

The Big XII Team Recruiting Rankings

Several Big XII teams needed to reload with talent in a big way with their 2019 class and several did just that.  Four Big XII teams ranked in the top 20 nationally led by Oklahoma who signed the league's top class. 
November 28, 2018

Best Available: The National Lists

Just over 150 of the Prep Hoops top 500 seniors are still available now that national signing day has came and went. Who are those available talents? We categorize them at Prep Hoops now. 
November 26, 2018

Best Available: The South Atlantic

The South Atlantic is a hotbed for basketball recruits.  Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina have several players that programs could bolster their program with this spring. 
November 23, 2018

The Pac 12 Team Recruiting Rankings

The addition of Zeke Nnaji today puts Arizona not only on top of the Pac 12 Recruiting Rankings, but gives the Wildcats the number one class in the nation.  The Pac 12 is the only conference with three teams that rank in the top ten nationally. 
November 23, 2018

The 2018-19 Basketball Season: The Five Storylines

There is so much to be excited about on day one of the high school basketball season plus a massive amount of storylines to keep track of.  But what are the five biggest storylines entering the year?
November 19, 2018

The Big East Recruiting Rankings

The Big East combination of Midwest and East Coast basketball programs has left their mark on the recruiting world led by defending national champion Villanova.
November 16, 2018

The ACC Recruiting Rankings

The ACC has the most top 100 signed talent in the 2019 class right now. What teams have the highest ranked classes? Prep Hoops breaks it down now.
November 16, 2018

Best Available: The Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Region continues to produce outstanding basketball talent and today we look at the best available players in that five state area.
November 15, 2018

Iowa's Top Scorers: Class 4A

Taking a look at the best returning scorers in Iowa
November 14, 2018

Takeaways from Tucker @ Southwest Dekalb

Check out Samad Hines's notes from the Tucker at Southwest Dekalb exhibition game on Saturday
November 3, 2018

Section by Section: Gameplan Busters

What players are the biggest threat to bust apart the game plan you've been working on all week?  Prep Hoops features the Class AAAA Gameplan Busters today. 
November 2, 2018

18-19 Basketball Season: December Games to See

Minnesota is loaded with talent and every weeknight local fans will have a chance to see top players. Here is a quick rundown of early season games.
October 26, 2018

Preseason Class AAAA All State

The Class AAAA level of talent basketball is stacked with talent so picking a small amount of guys was tough, but here is our Class AAAA preseason All State team. 
October 25, 2018

Preseason Class AA All State

The talent at the Class AA level is as high as it's been since I've covered Minnesota High School Hoops.  Here is the Class AA Preseason All State Team. 
October 23, 2018

All-Met Candidate: Anthony Harris

PVI's versatile senior guard is our next All-Met Candidate
October 19, 2018

The IMAC Preview

The six team IMAC League has an odd range of teams but also some of the better talent in the metro area.  Minnehaha Academy headlines the group. 
October 19, 2018

Prep Hoops Roundtable Discussion: Who is America's #1 Senior?

Who is America's top senior talent?  Every place you look there seems to be a different answer.  At Prep Hoops our experts made a case for the five most deserving candidates.  
October 9, 2018

High Impact Transfers: Florida

Several programs have bolstered their lineup with major additions off of the transfer market.
September 28, 2018

High Impact Incoming Transfers: Florida

A number of highly-touted transfers will keep Florida's reputation as one of the elite hoops states intact.
September 27, 2018

Top 45 Wings in 2020

Five high school wings earn recognition in the 120-150 range.
September 17, 2018

17U Post-Season Series: The Top Need

There is a real chance that next year Minnesota could have THREE teams ranked at 17u nationally at some point. But before that happens, we step into the "need" category, as in what our teams need to add to become the teams they want to be.
August 14, 2018

17U Post-Season Series: The Returning Line-Up

The importance/relevance of Grassroots Basketball has grown massively in the past ten years so the 2019 season is already on our minds.  What do programs have back/coming up?  We give you the rundown of next year's returning talent with a 17u 2019 starting five. 
August 13, 2018

Recruiting Report: David Roddy (2019)

In Minnesota we've spent many night wondering when that first high major offer would come for David Roddy it did from Northwestern about two weeks ago. It was followed by Nebraska and last night Minnesota.
August 10, 2018

17U Post-Season Series: Playing Up, Playing Well

Today we emphasize the "Under" in the 17 and Under level of play.  What young players stepped forward and played very well at the 17u level?  NHR gives you those names now. 
August 9, 2018

Prep Hoops 16U All-American Team

Today Prep Hoops presents our 16U All American Team honoring the top players across the nation that played at the 16u level.
August 9, 2018

Recruiting Report: Dawson Garcia (2020)

Dawson Garcia of Prior Lake and D1 Minnesota is approaching five star status.  Prep Hoops caught up with Garcia in Chicago to discuss the summer and recruiting
August 3, 2018

Prep Hoops 17U All-American Team

The team of reporters from Prep Hoops followed 17u team from coast to coast the last four months and today we wrap up our coverage with the Prep Hoops 17U All American Team.
August 2, 2018

Minnesota Invades Vegas: Five Thursday Standouts

There are 22 17u teams and overall 40 Minnesota teams in all from the top three divisions.  Here is a quick run down of some of the Minnesota kids are that played well on Thursday. 
July 27, 2018

Adidas Summer Finale: Five Thoughts on 1st 24 Hours

It's been 24 hours since the open period started and Prep Hoops has been following the Minnesota teams very closely.  Here's a quick run through of what we've observed thus far. 
July 19, 2018

Adidas Gauntlet: Hurt leads D1 Minnesota to the Semis

This morning at the Adidas Gauntlet Finale, Matthew Hurt and D1 Minnesota will play ITPS in the semis. Hurt has been incredible through three games so far.
July 15, 2018

Recruiting Report: Julian Strawther (2020)

Five-star 6-foot-7, 210 pound forward Julian Strawther of Liberty High School in Las Vegas has earned himself over 25 major conference offers so far.
July 12, 2018

Recruiting Report: Jalen Hill (2019)

Prep Hoops caught up with Las Vegas Prospects Coach Chris Cook as we talked about 4 star Jalen Hill who was recently ranked 91st in the recent 2019 Prep Hoops national top 250.
July 11, 2018

Prep Hoops Senior Showcase: The Beast From Beulah

The Prep Hoops Senior Showcase had a long list of talented North Dakota players competing at a high level and one of the most respected players in Burnsville was Chad Morsette of Beulah High School. 
July 7, 2018

Recruiting Report: Chet Holmgren (2021)

It was a memorable Sunday July 1st for Minnehaha Academy/Grassroots Minnesota 6-foot-11 center Chet Holmgren, a 2021 talent who has rare ability at his size. Chet earned a pair of high major offers as the big month begins.
July 2, 2018

High Upside International Talent

Several international players have shown out on grand stages this past year and this summer.
June 18, 2018

Recruiting Report: Matthew Hurt (2019)

Five star Matthew Hurt is currently playing with the United State 18U team in Canada right now and while there he has spoke to several media outlets about what is next in his recruitment.
June 17, 2018

What We Learned: Nike Elite 100

Breaking Down Elite 100 From All Angles
June 14, 2018

U18s FIBA Championships: Hurt is Most Efficient

Minnesota's own Matthew Hurt was scored as Team USA's most efficient player Sunday with a near double-double in the U18s 105-73 opening game victory.
June 11, 2018

Tyrell Terry Picks Stanford

Tyrell Terry ended his recruitment on Sunday by committing to Stanford. Terry pushed himself into four star status as a player but the five star academic performer has been a consistent 4.0. So Stanford gets one of the nation's best, in both ways.
June 11, 2018

Nike Elite 100: Saturday Standouts

Tons of Elite Prospects Shine on Saturday
June 9, 2018

Stock Risers: Class of 2019

Several Class of 2019 prospects have undergone a rapid growth in stock these past few months.
June 6, 2018

EYBL Hampton Superlatives: Guards

Our superlatives series continues as we highlight ten of the top guards we saw.
May 31, 2018

Jack's EYBL Session 4 Standouts (Part 1)

Part one of my standouts from EYBL Session 4 in Hampton this past weekend.
May 29, 2018

Five Things to Know: Howard Pulley Sunday

NHR spent Sunday following the pair of games that Howard Pulley played closely and had the following five take-a-ways from their EYBL games.
May 28, 2018

Recruiting Report: Matthew Hurt (2019)

Five Star Matthew Hurt talked with Prep Hoops over the weekend about the next steps in his recruitment.
May 17, 2018

EYBL Atlanta: Five Observations

We recap EYBL's Atlanta Session with five observations from the weekend.
May 14, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: Championship Sunday

The D1 Minnesota 17u and 16u teams are nationally ranked not just on their talent, but because of the way they play together. Prep Hoops finishes off a great weekend by running through the best of Battle at the Lakes.
May 14, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: Friday 16u

The Battle at the Lakes opened up Friday night in Burnsville with 16 and Under play led by some of Grassroots Sizzle’s top talent playing in front of several curious fans.
May 12, 2018

EYBL Atlanta Friday Standouts

We recap Friday night's action in ATL with a closer look at six standouts
May 12, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: 16U Level is Loaded

The oldest division at the Battle will be a lot of fun, but the 16u division of Battle at the Lakes competition has a nasty level of talent that includes some of the nation's best players.  Today we preview the 16u level. 
May 10, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: The 17U Names to Know

The Battle at the Lakes is bringing more talent to the Twin Cities than any other event this spring/summer. Who are some of those top players at the 17u level? Prep Hoops runs through the list now.
May 9, 2018

UAA: National Evaluations

Who Stood out at UAA?
May 3, 2018

2nd Live Period Recap: Who Got Offers?

What players picked up offers and interest over the last week.
April 30, 2018

Adidas Live Period: Saturday

The Adidas Gauntlet Series has spread out across the country like a Grassroots version of the NCAA Tournament. The Prep Hoops team was in all four cities today for the live period action.
April 21, 2018

The Senior All State Team

The Minnesota Senior All State team. Honoring the best seasons of Minnesota’s 2018 class.
April 19, 2018

The Sophomore All State Team

Minnesota’s 2020 class of talent played a large impact on the 2017-18 season and today NHR gives you our Sophomore All State Team.
April 13, 2018

Triumphant Trigger Men: Florida's Unsigned Shooters/Scorers

Several deadeye shooters and go-to sources have authored commendable seasons in 2017-18.
April 7, 2018

UWU: Unsigned With Upside, A look into enticing still-available prospects

Several Division I prospects who could add value to new coaching regimes are still available
April 5, 2018

NY2LA Swish N' Dish Superlatives

Wisconsin prospect superlatives following the 2018 NY2LA Sports Swish N' Dish.
April 4, 2018

Grassroots preview: MoKan Elite (17U)

Here is a look at the MoKan Basketball Club.
April 3, 2018

17U Run-Through: Grassroots Sizzle

Grassroots Sizzle is in Milwaukee right now for the NY2LA Swish N Dish but before things get too far ahead of us, here is a quick look at the talent on their Under Armour Association roster. 
March 31, 2018

17U Run-Through: D1 Minnesota

D1 Minnesota has put together not just the best 17u roster in the state, but a roster that will have high expectations and being highly ranked nationwide. Here is the NHR preview. 
March 30, 2018

Class AA State Tournament: What You Need to Know

At 6pm tomorrow night both the Target Center and Williams Arena will be host to the Class AA State Tournament. Top match-ups, top prospects, key things to know, NHR breaks it down for you now.
March 20, 2018

The ABC's the State Tournament

It's that time again Minnesota, the 2018 State Tournament!  And that means the annual ABC's of the Minnesota State Tournament!
March 18, 2018

All-American Watch: Florida

Several of the country's elite level prospects and All American probables thrived prospered this season.
March 15, 2018

Recruiting Report: Tai Strickland (2018)

St. Petersburg 6-foot-2 guard Tai Strickland's senior year has been another year of growth, and it's growth that has taken him to the high major level of basketball recruiting.
March 9, 2018

10 Best: Maryland Private School Championship

We recap DeMatha's win over Rock Creek Christian with the 10 best
March 6, 2018

Five Things to Know: Rochester JM vs Austin

Austin and Rochester JM played in front of a packed house of fans on Friday with the Rockets earning a 73-63 win and splitting the Big Nine title with the Packers. NHR was on hand to see the regular season finale.
March 5, 2018

The Race for Mr Basketball: Mid-Week Update

With the Final Five decision only a few weeks away it's time to follow the Mr. Basketball race closely. The Mr. Basketball Award finalists are ten strong and we run through the recent performances of each of them.
February 21, 2018

Class of 2020 Top PGs

Top PGs in 2020
February 6, 2018

Breakdown Tip Off Classic: Ranking The Games

There are 17 quality games of Minnesota's best talent competing Saturday at the Breakdown Tip-Off Classic at Hopkins. Today we run through the best games for fans to see. Advice, get there early!
December 5, 2017

The Week Ahead: Border Battle is Saturday at AV

The Week Ahead is highlighted by Saturday’s Border Battle at Apple Valley matching the best of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
January 23, 2017

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