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2020 Player Rankings Update

The updated 2020 rankings here in Florida.
August 13, 2018

Way Too Early Rankings: 3A

The Way Too Early Rankings for 3A
August 10, 2018

Way Too Early Rankings: 3A

The top teams in 3A are featured in our Way Too Early Rankings
August 10, 2018

Best One-Two Punch (SD)

We go through some of the top one-two punches in SD.
August 9, 2018

Class of 2020 Rankings Update: Breaking Down the Top 10

Breaking down the updated top 10 player rankings in the class of 2020.
August 8, 2018

Way Too Early Rankings: 5A

The top teams in 5A
August 8, 2018

Class of 2021 Rankings Update: Biggest Risers

Who made the biggest jumps in the updated class of 2021 rankings?
August 6, 2018

2019: Blue Collar Post

Blue Collar Post Players in the Palmetto State from the 2019 Class.
August 5, 2018

Prospect spotlight: Jeffery Bujan (2020)

The dynamic junior guard has been quite productive on the travel circuit this summer for Florida Gold Coast.
August 5, 2018

Live Period Round-Up: Top 5 16U Teams

The top 16U Arizona programs from the past spring and summer live periods
August 2, 2018

Prospect Spotlight: Dante Davis (2020)

Former Coronado PG eager to get on floor with new team
August 2, 2018

Las Vegas live periods: Best San Diego Playmakers

Who were the top San Diego playmakers in Vegas?
August 2, 2018

Show These Guys Some Love

A look at some players that need to be on college radars.
August 1, 2018

Live Period Stock Risers

Get a look at a handful of stock risers from the July live period!
July 31, 2018

Hoops for the Homeless tournament: top playmakers

Top playmakers from the Hoops for the Homeless tournament in Avondale.
July 30, 2018

GR Storm Brawl for the Ball: Saturday's Standout Point Guards

Six standout point guards from the Brawl for the Ball!
July 30, 2018

Travel team spotlight: Florida Gold Coast

Florida Gold Coast is a viable contender on the travel circuit.
July 27, 2018

Big Shots Charlotte : Top Performances Breakdown

Some top performances from this weekend at Big Shots Charlotte.
July 25, 2018

Highlights: RAP Edges Playmakers in Double Overtime Thriller

Wisconsin RAP advanced in the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam thanks to a big win over the Wisconsin Playmakers.
July 24, 2018

10 Stock Boosters From the NY2LA Summer Jam

The 10 players who boosted their stock the most following the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam.
July 23, 2018

2020 Rankings Updates: Top Perimeter Scorers

A look at the top perimeter scorers that are ranked in the 2020 class.
July 23, 2018

Big Shots Charlotte : 2019 Top Performers

2019 Top Performers from Big Shots Charlotte this weekend.
July 22, 2018

NY2LA Summer Jam Recap: Day 4

Who stood out on day four of the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam?
July 22, 2018

NY2LA SummerJam Day 1: Wisconsin 17u Under-The-Radars

Wisconsin 17u under the radar players from NY2LA SummerJam day 1.
July 19, 2018

2020 Rankings Updates: Top Playmakers

A look at 8 of the top playmakers in the rising junior class.
July 19, 2018

NY2LA Summer Jam Recap: Day 1

Jalen Johnson and Phenom University took care of business on opening night. Who else stood out on day of the NY2LA Summer Jam?
July 18, 2018

Pangos Sweet 16: 17U Invitational All-Utah Team

The top Utah performers from the Pangos Sweet 16 17U Invitational
July 17, 2018

Next Level Invite: Five Takeaways

Five notable things from last weekend in Milwaukee
July 17, 2018

Live Period Weekend Stock Risers

Take a look at 5 players who raised their stock last weekend.
July 17, 2018

adidas Invitational: Standout 2019 Guards

The senior-to-be guards who kicked off the Live Period with a strong performance in Indy.
July 17, 2018

NY2LA Next Level Invitational Recap: Day 4

Who stood out on day four of the NY2LA Next Level Invitational?
July 15, 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

NY2LA Next Level Invitational Recap: Day 3

Two Wisconsin squads won titles in the NY2LA Association on Saturday.
July 13, 2018

The SPBL Preview

This weekend the Sanford Pentagon Basketball League will run parallel with the Summer Slam in Sioux Falls.  It's their third and final weekend of play.
July 13, 2018

NY2LA Next Level Invitational Recap: Day 2

Who stood out on day two of the NY2LA Next Level Invitational?
July 12, 2018

Pangos Premier 80: Top Playmakers

Trinity International PG Daishen Nix was one of the top playmakers at the Pangos Premier 80 event.
July 12, 2018

NY2LA Next Level Invitational Opening Night Preview: 16U

The Wisconsin Blizzard and Wisconsin Shooters are the top title contenders in the 16U Division of the NY2LA Association.
July 11, 2018

Francisco’s Finest: WCE HS Invitational (Best Playmakers)

Francisco’s Finest: WCE HS Invitational (Best Playmakers)
July 6, 2018

2021 Rankings: Who's Next?

Which players were left off the newest class of 2021 rankings, but will be making an appearance shortly?
July 4, 2018

Explosive Players On The 4th Of July

Take a look at 6 explosive players on the 4th Of July.
July 4, 2018

UCSD Team Camp: Five takeaways

Five takeaways from the UCSD Tritons Team Camp
July 2, 2018

Bold Predictions: OCC-Central

Once again, UA and Dublin Coffman should face-off for bragging right in the OCC-Central.
July 1, 2018

The Roundball Remix Preview

This weekend at Burnsville High School the Roundball Remix event (put on by Team Get Shook) will have a lot of solid names competing and today NHR takes a look at the competition. 
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

Fairfax Summer Classic: Top Performers (Day 2, Part II)

The second set of top performers from Wednesday's action at the Fairfax Summer Classic.
June 28, 2018

Way Too Early Rankings: 6A

Our look at the top teams in 6A for this upcoming season
June 28, 2018

Frankel Jewish Academy Team Preview

Team preview of Catholic League school, Frankel Jewish Academy.
June 27, 2018

SDSU Camp: Best playmakers

The top playmakers from this weekend's SDSU Team Camp
June 27, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: The Predictions

Who is going to win the big games this weekend up in St. Cloud? Prep Hoops attempts to give you our predictions today!
June 27, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: Prospect Guide

You've heard about how the GPA is the best attended D2 & D3 event of the year in our area over and over, so who will they be watching? Here is a quick run-through of talent. 
June 26, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: First Look

The Great Plains Alliance traditionally has more local D2, D3, and NAIA coaches in attendance than any other Upper Midwest event of the 17u season. Want to be looked at by those schools? The GPA is where you need to be. Today we take our first look at the event.
June 25, 2018

All-SCISA Team : South Carolina Team Camp

Take a look at which players from the SCISA ranks played well at the University of South Carolina Team Camp.
June 25, 2018

Class of 2019 Rankings Update: Biggest Risers

Who were the biggest risers in the Prep Hoops Wisconsin updated class of 2019 player rankings?
June 21, 2018

Northwest Ohio 2021 Watch List

Who made the statewide 2021 Watch List from NWO?
June 20, 2018

Next Up: Class B (ND) Part 2

The landscape is changing in Class B North Dakota Basketball and we continue our efforts to give you some of the names that are likely to make that change next winter.
June 18, 2018

Recap: Wisconsin Team Camp Day 1

Who stood out on day one of the Wisconsin team camp?
June 15, 2018

Director's Cut: Michigan Edition

Mid-Season updates from: AABA, Michigan Playmakers, Grand Rapids Storm, Flint's Finest and more!
June 12, 2018

Director's Cut: Wisconsin Edition

Mid-Season updates from: Gallo Sports Center, Ray Allen Select, Wisconsin Blizzard, Wisconsin Crusaders and more!
June 12, 2018

Team Rankings: 17u, 16u & 15u

Minnesota Crossfire Belle won the Wisconsin Playmakers event over the weekend building their record to 18-8 on the season. Crossfire and Magic Hannah highlight this week's rankings after event titles.
June 11, 2018

Michigan Playmakers Summer Invitational 17U Under The Radar Standouts

Get a look at some of the top 17U players from the Michigan Playmakers Invitational!
June 10, 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

NHR State Tournament: Friday Night

Players, parents, friends, family, and a plethora of D3 coaches pushed their way into the six gyms of Champlin Park Friday night.  What did they see?  A whole lot of Defense, a whole lot of James Sommer, and a whole lot of Malik Willingha
June 2, 2018

Top assist guys in the Palmetto State (2019)

Top assist guys in the 2019 class.
May 31, 2018

Best Multi-Sport Athletes Class of 2018: Pt. 2

Part two of our list finds some talented receivers who can score the pill as well.
May 30, 2018

2018 College Commitments: DI Colleges

Taking a look at those prospects who have committed in the 2018 class.
May 30, 2018

Michigan Playmakers 17u Win Playmakers Summer Invite

Michigan Playmakers use team effort to win Playmaker Summer Invite.
May 30, 2018

MBA 16u Shines at Up North Challenge

MBA 16u had an outstanding weekend at the Up North Challenge.
May 30, 2018

EBO Big Showdown - 2021 and 2022 standouts

A look at the top 2021 and 2022 prospects at the EBO Big Showdown, including SD Soldiers PG Boogie Evans
May 25, 2018

EBO Big Showdown: 2020 Report

Who were some of the top rising junior prospects at the EBO Big Showdown. We have your rundown
May 25, 2018

Weekend Review: Kentucky Teams Shine at Gibbons

Kentucky programs play well in Atlanta
May 22, 2018

SPTS Notebook: The Finals

The SPTS culminates next weekend in Sioux Falls with the championship round over Memorial Weekend. There is one round to go followed by the playoffs so we have a quick look at 17u and 16u.
May 20, 2018

The LEAGUE: Top Playmakers

Aaron Burgin explores some of the top playmakers at The LEAGUE, including 2020 PG Darryl Jackson
May 18, 2018

Recruiting Report: Justin Rukat (2019)

Justin Rukat (2019) is receiving interest from multiple schools.
May 17, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: Sunday Game Recaps

Recapping Sunday's action at Wayzata, including 16U and 17U title games
May 13, 2018

Battle at the Lakes Day 2: Otto Opens Eyes

Nick Otto impressed a number of college coaches in attendance on Saturday.
May 13, 2018

Battle at the Lakes Day 1 Recap

Who stood out on opening night of the Prep Hoops Battle at the Lakes?
May 12, 2018

Michigan Playmakers 17U Michigan Warriors Jamfest Recap

Does Michigan Playmakers have the top 17U program in the state? Read more to see how they faired against some of the top teams in the state at the Michigan Warriors Jamfest!
May 11, 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: 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

SPTS Notebook: Week 1 Follow-Up

With Minnesota comprising half of the SPTS the league kicked off in Minnesota over the weekend. The results? Went as expected, for the most part.
May 8, 2018

2021 Rankings Update: Breaking Down the Top 10

Breaking down the latest top 10 rankings in Wisconsin's 2021 class.
May 8, 2018

Warriors Jam Fest: MVP and Top Performances

Warriors Jam Fest Top Performers and MVP.
May 8, 2018

Big Shots Team United : South Carolina Players

Big Shots Team United :
May 8, 2018

Spring Standouts: Part 2

Another look of some players having an excellent spring season.
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

The Meg Vang Memorial Preview

The Minnesota Heat will once again be hosting the Meg Vang Memorial Tournament and this year the event has put brought in a new record of 427 teams to this ever growing event. NHR looks at the top three divisions today.
May 3, 2018

Spring Standouts: Part 1

Take a look at some of the AAU standouts so far this spring.
May 3, 2018

10 Live Period Stock Boosters

10 players who will rise in the next rankings update after strong performances during the spring evaluation period.
May 2, 2018

Second Live Period Recap and Scores: Kentucky Shoe Teams

Recapping the second weekend for the Adidas teams in Kentucky
May 1, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Saturday Evening

As we move into Championship Sunday at the Proving Grounds in the Twin Cities we take a look at a few of the better performances from Saturday night and look at who is playing for gold on Sunday.
April 29, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Five Things to Watch For

The Proving Grounds are in Bloomington, Minnesota and the action starts tonight. What are some of the items that we will be watching?
April 27, 2018

The Proving Grounds: The 15U Preview

The 15U division at the Proving Grounds is also 42 teams deep and it has a really strong field of teams from around the Midwest. Games start tonight, we preview the 15u today.
April 27, 2018

The Proving Grounds: 16u Preview

The Proving Grounds 16u event kicks off Friday night and will include some of the best teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, and others areas.
April 26, 2018

Preview: Prep Hoops Proving Grounds

A look at the Wisconsin teams participating in the 2018 Prep Hoops Proving Grounds.
April 26, 2018

Program Preview: SSA Elite

Get a look at the SSA Elite program out of Kansas!
April 26, 2018

Top 2021 point guards in Southeastern Michigan

Get a look into who's up next in Michigan with some of the top freshman guards!
April 24, 2018

The Proving Grounds: 17u Preview

The Prep Hoops Proving Grounds are in Minnesota, this weekend. Some of the better teams in the Midwest will compete in an open period event right here in the Twin Cities.
April 24, 2018

Prospect Spotlight: Cameron McEvans (2019)

Cameron McEvans is must see prospect in the class of 2019.
April 23, 2018

2018 PH Southern Brawl: Stock Risers from Day 2 from Brandon Willis

With a competitive Day 2 of the Prep Hoops Southern Brawl, here are some players who rose to the occasion and helped their stock rise.
April 21, 2018

Adidas Silver Gauntlet Preview (Virginia Teams)

Adidas Silver Gauntlet VA Teams Preview.
April 19, 2018

The Spring Jam Preview

This weekend in Sioux Falls the annual Spring Jam will be played with teams from the surrounding states joining for a solid event.  PHD breaks it down today.  
April 18, 2018


Spring Recruiting Roundup: Pre Live-Period Notes

We take a broad look at the recruiting world prior to the April Live Period.
April 17, 2018

GR Storm Classic: 17u Standout Point/Combo Guards Part One

A look at some point/combo guards that stood out at the GR Storm Classic!
April 16, 2018

Springs Kickoff 17U All-Tourney Team

All-Tourney Team in the Prep Hoops Spring Kickoff in Denver.
April 16, 2018

Grand Rapids Storm Classic: Six Fri/Sat Standout Forwards

Six forwards who impressed on Friday and Saturday at the Grand Rapids Storm Classic!
April 15, 2018

Session 1 Los Angeles: Day 1 Top Playmakers

The top playmakers from the first day of action
April 15, 2018

Ashton Arnold Tourney : Under the Radar Players

See what players just keep playing Under the Radar from the Ashton Arnold Memorial Tourney.
April 10, 2018

Ashton Arnold Tourney : 2019 Standouts

Ashton Arnold Tourney : 2019 Standouts from the weekend in Easley, SC Team South Carolina has a ton of guards.
April 10, 2018

Comets Shootout: Five Things to Know (from North Dakota)

The North Dakota Attack and ECI Prospects both represented North Dakota well at the 17u level of the Comets Shootout this weekend. PHD gives you our five takeaways from the weekend.
April 9, 2018

Who's up next and who's hot now? Day 2 of the Michigan Invitational

Under the radar players at Day 2 of the Michigan Invitational including a sneak peek of two guards in the 2022 class.
April 8, 2018

2018 Michigan Invitational Day 1 Standouts 17U

2018 Michigan Invitational's top players competing in the 17U division throughout pool play.
April 7, 2018

2018 Hillsborough vs. Pinellas All-Star Game Preview

On Friday, the high school All-Star season officially comes to a close. Photo credit: Tampa Bay Times
April 5, 2018

17U Run Through: 44 Elite

The name is new but the coach and players on the team are not as 44 Elite takes the court this weekend with several guys that have been on their team plus some new names as well.  
April 5, 2018

A Scout’s Take: Geico Nationals’ Standouts (Part 2)

A Scout’s Take: Geico Nationals’ Standouts (Part 2)
April 4, 2018

NY2LA Swish N' Dish Superlatives

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

NY2LA Swish N' Dish Day 2 Recap

Chombi Lambert continues to torch opponents. Who else stood out during Saturday's action?
April 1, 2018

NY2LA Swish N' Dish Preview: 16U

A look ahead to the 16U action taking place on opening night of the NY2LA Sports Swish N’ Dish.
March 29, 2018

Metro Challenge Superlatives: Playmakers

Part one of our superlative series includes a rundown on eight playmakers
March 26, 2018

Spring Storylines: Class of 2019

10 Storylines for the 2019 Class
March 23, 2018

Prominent Playmakers: Florida's Most Underrated Guards

Several guards have been consistently staking their claim as underrated this past season.
March 19, 2018

Class A Regional Finals: Predictions

Class A key players and predictions.
March 13, 2018

Class AA State Tournament: What You Need to Know

The Class AA State Tournament in Sioux Falls opens Thursday at 3pm and runs through Saturday night with the State Championship. What are the Facts & Figures you need to know going in? We run you through them now.
March 12, 2018

CIF State Playoff Breakdown: Open Division

A breakdown of the CIF State Open Division Southern Regional games.
March 6, 2018

PSL's Top Unsigned Seniors

Get a look at some of the Detroit Public School League's top unsigned seniors!
March 3, 2018

Wichita Southeast v Wichita West- Takeaways and Top Prospects

The #1 team in the 6-A West bracket, Wichita Southeast, rolls over West in a lopsided affair.
February 28, 2018

5 Things to Know: 5A State Tournament Quarterfinals

A preview of the 5A quarterfinals
February 28, 2018

Francisco’s Finest: JUCO-Bound? (Playmakers)

Francisco’s Finest: JUCO-Bound? (Playmakers)
February 23, 2018

3A State Tournament: Semifinal Preview

A preview of the 3A Semifinals
February 23, 2018

4A State Tournament: Semifinal Preview

Preview of the 4A Semifinal
February 23, 2018

Prospect Spotlight: Max Bjorklund (2018)

Bemidji State bound Max Bjorklund has come back from injury to settled into his role nicely surrounded by a talented Orono team.
February 7, 2018

Prospect Spotlight: Eddie Colbert (2019)

6'5" W/F from Whitmer showing development this year.
February 6, 2018

Vantage 2019 Rankings Breakdown: Point Guards (Part 1)

A look at part one of our 2019 point guards breakdown.
October 16, 2017

2019 Player Rankings: Baltimore Prospects Part Three

Part three of breaking down the Baltimore prospects from the updated 2019 player rankings.
October 10, 2017

2018 Player Rankings: Baltimore Prospects Part 6

Part six of our 2018 player rankings breaking down the Baltimore prospects.
October 4, 2017

Grassroots Preview: Iowa Dynasty

Iowa Dynasty program director Nate Meints helps break down his high school level teams
March 28, 2017

Stock Up Showcase: Top Ball-Handlers/Playmakers

Jackson Lamb was among the top ball-handlers at the Stock Up Showcase in Westminster on Sunday.
March 7, 2017

Best of the Midwest Preview

What to expect from Iowa's teams traveling to Madison
April 21, 2016

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