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Minnesota Comets

Recruiting Report: Michael Ziermann

Michael Ziermann is one of the top guards in the 2019 class and is has no shortage of college suitors for football and basketball
October 28, 2018

Recruiting Report: Jack Thompson (2019)

St. Thomas Academy's Jack Thompson is one of the best 2-3 available PGs in the state of Minnesota and today he talked with NHR about schools and his senior year at STA. 
October 12, 2018

Recruiting Report: James Flicek (2019)

James Flicek is part of Princeton's Big 3 and has high hopes for his senior season.
September 28, 2018

Recruiting Report: Tommy Jensen (2019)

In watching WOTN this 17u season there were times where Tommy Jensen would create and score in an explosive way of separation that had me wondering who I was watching. It was definitely the talented Lakeville North PG.
August 29, 2018

Recruiting Report: Austin Jentzen (2019)

STMA 6-6/6-7 big Austin Jentzen is one of the most improved players in Minnesota's 2019 class from the winter through the summer.  Austin has been offered by schools and has others looking close. 
August 21, 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

17U Post-Season Series: The Moment

What is the moment to remember from the 17U season? For many teams there are many but for us at NHR these are the moments that will etched in our minds from this 17u season, team by team.
August 10, 2018

17u Post-Season Series: The Stock Raisers

The Grassroots season will always have players that prove themselves better than nearly everyone expected.  Team by team we give you the top stock raiser from the 17u level. 
August 8, 2018

17U Post-Season Series: Expectations Met?

Over the next several days NHR is going to tackle several different items from the 17u season in relation to players, teams, and events.  We start with what teams met expectations, what teams exceeded expectations, and what teams underachieved. 
August 7, 2018

The 17U All State Team

Four months of 17u basketball ended last weekend in Las Vegas but several players from Minnesota 17 and Under teams had fantastic seasons and we honor those seasons today with the 17U All State Team.
August 3, 2018

Las Vegas Meet Minnesota! - 5 Players to Watch

Minnesota teams have historically made long tournament runs in Las Vegas and this year opportunity is everywhere as the 17U teams make their final run.
July 26, 2018

D1 Summer Classic: Friday Night

Local talent took the court at Shakopee High School with several coaches watching over the rail. Who performed well in front of those coaching staffs Friday night? Prep Hoops breaks it down now.
July 21, 2018

NY2LA Next Level Invitational: The Minnesota Notes

The NY2LA Next Level Invitational is a common event that Minnesota teams compete in every July. Several local players stood out so Prep Hoops dives in with Ten (Minnesota) Things to Know from Milwaukee.
July 16, 2018

Next Level Invite: Friday Standouts (Part II)

Some guys from Minnesota, Iowa and one from Arkansas who were dynamite
July 14, 2018

Next Level Invitational: Friday Game Recaps

What went down Friday in Milwaukee?
July 13, 2018

Minnesota 17U: Who To See & Where They'll Be

We are about 48 hours from tipping off the NCAA open period so today we give you Minnesota 17 and Under, the players you need to see and where those players will be this Wednesday through Sunday. 
July 9, 2018

Recruiting Report: Cade Goggleye (2019)

Not many players can say that they led their team to the state title game twice, but Cade Goggleye can. Cade has a shot to make it three straight as a senior.
July 5, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: ECI 17u & SD Attack 16u earn titles

North Dakota and South Dakota once again showed on the Grassroots basketball circuit that they can compete with some of the best teams out there as ECI and the Attack each brought home GPA first place championships.
July 2, 2018

Recruiting Report: Jack Thompson (2019)

St. Thomas Academy point guard Jack Thompson led the Cadets to the Class AAA State Tournament for the second straight season in 2017-18 and now the goal is a third straight year of playing in late March. 
June 29, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: Thursday Night Standouts

With excellent match-ups lining the first day of the Great Plains Alliance, college coaches showed up in big numbers.  Who impressed? Prep Hoops was on hand to fill you in.
June 28, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: Thursday

The South Dakota Attack, ECI Prospects, and North Dakota Attack all opened their 2018 Great Plains Alliance with solid opponents.  Who impressed?  PHD fills you in now.
June 28, 2018

Recruiting Report: Baden Noennig (2019)

Mayer Lutheran forward Baden Noennig knows a little something about meeting expectations. He led his team to the state tournament this year navigating a tough section and schedule, and now he's playing like a top 25 2019 in the state with the Minnesota Comets.
June 28, 2018

Recruiting Report: Brandon Adelman (2019)

Brandon Adelman has physical gifts in the backcourt that many others don't. His production and skill level for New London-Spicer and the Minnesota Comets all sets him apart.
June 27, 2018

Recruiting Report: Matthew Johnson (2018)

Fergus Falls guard Matthew Johnson is beloved by his coaches and teammates for his toughness and relentless effort game by game. College programs like him to as he enters the final month of his Minnesota Comets career.
June 25, 2018

Recruiting Report: Isaac Fink (2019)

When Mr. Basketball discussions are being had next winter Isaac Fink will be involved in those discussions as the young man has had a fantastic high school career, with one season left to go.
June 19, 2018

Recruiting Report: Logan Nagorski (2019)

Big Lake 2019 small forward Logan Nagorski is ready to hit the four summer events hard with the Minnesota Comets and Logan feels strongly about his senior year with the Hornets.
June 18, 2018

Recruiting Report: Nick Schaefer (2019)

St. Cloud Cathedral shooter Nick Schaefer was nearly a 40 percent three point shooter for his state tournament team last year. Schaefer has continued to shoot at a high level for the Minnesota Comets this spring.
June 15, 2018

Recruiting Report: Josh Jeziorski (2019)

Perham/Minnesota Comets skilled forward Josh Jeziorski takes a lot of pride in wearing the Perham jersey.  Josh has been a part of 56 Yellowjackets wins in his two varsity years, and only four losses. 
June 7, 2018

NHR State Tournament Saturday: They Earned Respect!

Who Earned Respect at NHR State on Saturday?  We run you through the list right now as these are the guys you want on your team and give you nightmares when they are in the other jersey. 
June 3, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: Top Snipers

Eight guys who were dead-eye at The Battle last weekend.
May 16, 2018

Jayhawk Invitational: Most Versatile

A look at some of the most versatile performers last weekend at the Jayhawk
May 11, 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

Battle at the Lakes: First Look

The Battle at the Lakes continues to grow into a multi-state powerhouse event that falls into the "can't miss" category. What does this year's event look like? A 64 Team Bracket to establish the best of the Midwest.
May 8, 2018

The SPTS 16U Notebook

The SPTS 16u level will match-up several strong 16u squads in the area. Today we take a look at the 16u competition of the SPTS.
May 4, 2018

The SPTS 16U Preview

The SPTS 16u level will match-up several strong 16u squads in the area. Today we take a look at the 16u competition of the SPTS.
May 4, 2018

The SPTS Notebook: Week 1

The three weeks of SPTS play start tomorrow at Wayzata High School in the Twin Cities. Top games? Prospects to watch? How are the teams doing coming in? SPTS Notebook is back.
May 4, 2018

17U Run Through: Comets DLR

Several Minnesota programs have multiple good teams at various levels and that includes the Minnesota Comets and their Comets DLR squad who we look at today. 
April 5, 2018

Recruiting Report: Jack Thompson (2019)

St. Thomas Academy point guard Jack Thompson helped get the Cadets back to state for the second straight year and now he’s getting ready for his 17U season.
April 4, 2018

Recruiting Report: Jenson Beachy (2019)

Perham junior guard Jenson Beachy led the Yellowjackets to a 29-1 season and now is ready for the 17u season and the recruiting part of high school to step forward.  Beachy is a two sport recruited athlete.
April 3, 2018

Recruiting Report: Isaac Fink (2019)

Springfield guard Isaac Fink just led his school to a 28-2 season and is now getting ready for his 17u basketball season with the Minnesota Comets. Isaac reflected with NHR today about his junior year and spoke about what is next.
April 2, 2018

17U Run-Through: Minnesota Comets Lewis

This year's Minnesota Comets are full of players from winning programs.  Most of the team has played in the state tournament in either of the last two seasons, or both.
March 31, 2018

Prospect Spotlight: Dylan Fruth (2019)

Meet Dylan Fruth, Elk River junior who is leading his team in scoring and is hungry to win games.
February 8, 2018

Minnesota Comets Elite Lewis 17U

Minnesota Comets Elite Servaty 17U

Minnesota Comets Elite Little 17U

Minnesota Comets Elite 16U

Minnesota Comets Kirchner 16U

Minnesota Comets Lijequist 16U

Minnesota Comets De Los Reyes 15U

Minnesota Comets Schmidt 15U