Prospect Update: Manny Austin (2021)

Des Moines Hoover guard Manny Austin is without question one of the state’s brightest young talents, and he’ll have a chance to prove that this winter.  A 6-foot-1 rising sophomore, Austin is in line to have a breakout season with the Huskies, and will be showcasing the improved athleticism and jumper that he’s added to[…]

Coach’s Take: Iowa Prep 17U Red (Part II)

It’s August, that means live action on the hardwood slows down, but our coverage of Iowa high schools hoops remains active. The grassroots season recently wrapped up, and we’re going to spend the month re-capping what went down by talking to some of the most successful team’s coaches, and getting their take on players that[…]

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Prospect Update: Bryce Coppock (2020)

After a very strong start to his high school hoops career, Newell-Fonda guard Bryce Coppock heads into his upperclassmen seasons ready to continue his dominance. The 5-foot-9 combo-guard is one of the more lengthy prospects in the state, and has a high-level skill-set to pair. He’s been working plenty this offseason to continue and develop[…]

Coach’s Take: Iowa Prep 17U Red (Part I)

It’s August, that means live action on the hardwood slows down, but our coverage of Iowa high schools hoops remains active. The grassroots season recently wrapped up, and we’re going to spend the month re-capping what went down by talking to some of the most successful team’s coaches, and getting their take on players that[…]

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Coach’s Take: Kingdom Hoops Elite 15U (Part II)

It’s August, that means live action on the hardwood slows down, but our coverage of Iowa high schools hoops remains active. The grassroots season recently wrapped up, and we’re going to spend the month re-capping what went down by talking to some of the most successful team’s coaches, and getting their take on players that[…]

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Prospect Update: Cliff McCray (2019)

There’s times in the recruiting game where guys need to accept an offer before someone else from the same class and the same position do — there’s only so many scholarships to hand out.  For Sioux City West 6-foot-2 point guard Cliff McCray, that time was last week, when he committed to play for D2[…]

Prep Hoops Top 250 Expo: The Place to Be This Fall

It’s now the middle of August and school is right around the corner.  Don’t get flustered, the fall also means it’s time for the Prep Hoops Expo Top 250, the event some of the best players in the country are attending, and you can join them! This year the Prep Hoops Top 250 Expos is[…]

Coach’s Take: Kingdom Hoops Elite 15U (Part I)

It’s August, that means live action on the hardwood slows down, but our coverage of Iowa high schools hoops remains active. The grassroots season recently wrapped up, and we’re going to spend the month re-capping what went down by talking to some of the most successful team’s coaches, and getting their take on players that[…]

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Prospect Spotlight: Jaren Nelson (2019)

Last season for Linn-Mar, 6-foot-4 guard Jaren Nelson averaged 4.1 points per game. Less than a year later, he’s one of just a handful of 2019s which has a Division II offer to his name. It’s his combination of size and versatility that’s made Nelson a hot prospect on the Eastern side of the state.[…]

Way Too Early Top 10: Class 2A

With July’s evaluation period now behind us, and plenty of time to kill between now and late November, it’s time to take a look at who we believe will be some of the teams to keep an eye on in each classification this winter. And, since everyone likes rankings, why not roll out a de[…]

A Scout’s Take: FAB 48 (2019 Standouts)

A Scout’s Take: FAB 48 (2019 Standouts) LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Although Hal Pastner and UAA Finals had a lot of talent within their gyms, the FAB 48, directed by Gary Charles, Dinos Trigonis, and Grant Rice, continue to be the cream of the crop of Las Vegas Grassroots hoops. From the beginning (Compton Magic taking down[…]

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ABCs of Iowa’s Grassroots Season

All Iowa Attack 15U This group was routinely advancing farther than any other Iowa team at their events, and have a good argument that they were the best 15U squad in Iowa this offseason.   Battle Again, the Prep Hoops Battle at the Lakes was off the hook. It gets bigger and better each year,[…]

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Prospect Spotlight: Nathaniel Mueller (2021)

Last season, ADM’s dynamic young point guard Nathaniel Mueller spent the winter honing his skills with the Tigers’ freshman squad. This season, he’s making the jump to varsity point guard. The 5-foot-7 sophomore may be on the smaller side, but he’s without a doubt one of Iowa’s most skilled and productive young prospects. And he’s[…]

Prospect Spotlight: Caleb Grizzle (2019)

At the 1A level this season, Ankeny Christian Academy forward Caleb Grizzle has a chance to be dominant. The 6-foot-7 rising senior was borderline dominant last season, especially on the defensive end. And he’s been working this spring and summer to elevate his game. “I always like to be able to help space the floor,[…]

Coach’s Take: Iowa Dynasty 17U (Part II)

It’s August, that means live action on the hardwood slows down, but our coverage of Iowa high schools hoops remains active. The grassroots season recently wrapped up, and we’re going to spend the month re-capping what went down by talking to some of the most successful team’s coaches, and getting their take on players that[…]

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Coach’s Take: Iowa Dynasty 17U (Part I)

It’s August, that means live action on the hardwood slows down, but our coverage of Iowa high schools hoops remains active. The grassroots season recently wrapped up, and we’re going to spend the month re-capping what went down by talking to some of the most successful team’s coaches, and getting their take on players that[…]

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Prospect Update: Jake Schockemoehl (2020)

After getting some valuable experience last season as a sophomore, Dubuque, Wahlert rising junior Jake Schockemoehl is in line to have a monster junior season with the Golden Eagles. And a big spring and summer on the 17U circuit could follow. The 6-foot-2 guard has always been one of the more smooth players in his[…]

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.   16U First Team All Americans   Anthony Leal of Indiana Elite. The 6-foot-5 guard was a consistent performer for the top team in the nation that won 48 of 50 games. Faced[…]

Way Too Early Top 10: Class 1A

With July’s evaluation period now behind us, and plenty of time to kill between now and late November, it’s time to take a look at who we believe will be some of the teams to keep an eye on in each classificaton this winter. And, since everyone likes rankings, why not roll out a de[…]

Coach’s Take: Iowa Pump ‘N Run 17U Black (Part II)

It’s August, that means live action on the hardwood slows down, but our coverage of Iowa high schools hoops remains active. The grassroots season recently wrapped up, and we’re going to spend the month re-capping what went down by talking to some of the most successful team’s coaches, and getting their take on players that[…]

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