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[…]

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.    ***Footnote, some teams may not want or need[…]

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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.  ***These line-ups are ONLY inclusive of players within their programs right[…]

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Francisco’s Finest: Las Vegas Classic (Underclassmen Standouts)

Francisco’s Finest: Las Vegas Classic (Underclassmen Standouts) LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Hal Pastner, a well-known Grassroots event organizer, continues to provide coaches and scouts alike with high-level events—and the Las Vegas Clasic is no exception. The NIKE-sponsored teams, led by perennial power Team Takeover, were dominant throughout, but there were a bevy of quality teams and players[…]

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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.   D1 Minnesota. This is a 40-4 team so to recall a loss is, odd, but the[…]

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Minnesota Prospects: 2019 Best Available

There has been a flurry of commitments in Minnesota’s 2019 class, but who is still available?  What is still available?  NHR gives you names to look into at various positions.   1.  Matthew Hurt of Rochester JM. This goes in the category of, duh.  Matthew can pick his school when he wants to.  Will he[…]

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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.  This is not a surprise considering Roddy averaged 15.1 points and 7.4 rebounds a game in EYBL competition shooting nearly[…]

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Francisco’s Finest: Las Vegas Classic (2019 Surprises)

Francisco’s Finest: Las Vegas Classic (2019 Surprises) LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Hal Pastner, a well-known Grassroots event organizer, continues to provide coaches and scouts alike with high-level events—and the Las Vegas Clasic is no exception. The NIKE-sponsored teams, led by perennial power Team Takeover, were dominant throughout, but there were a bevy of quality teams and players[…]

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Looking Back….. The 2014 Rankings

Rankings.  They are fun, but also the devil.  They mean nothing, but they are a representation of what college coaches are thinking.  Rankings are nothing but an opinion, but people look anyway and debate them in many circles.   Today we look back five years to see how we did with that class, the 2014 class[…]

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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.  Grassroots Sizzle.  The theme here was to pick one but that’s not easy to do when the Sizzle started three 2020s and a[…]

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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[…]

Francisco’s Finest: Las Vegas Classic (2019 Standouts)

Francisco’s Finest: Las Vegas Classic (2019 Standouts) LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Hal Pastner, a well-known Grassroots event organizer, continues to provide coaches and scouts alike with high-level events—and the Las Vegas Clasic is no exception. The NIKE-sponsored teams, led by perennial power Team Takeover, were dominant throughout, but there were a bevy of quality teams and players[…]

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17U Postseason Series: Top Pick and Roll Ball Handlers

Over the next several days NHR is going to tackle several different items from the 17u season in relation to players, teams, and events. Today we hit on some of the guys who we deem the most trustworthy in ball screen actions. Pick and roll is a staple of practically every AAU offense. It’s simplicity[…]

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Recruiting Report: Maleeck Harden (2019)

It’d be hard to find a player who raised his stock more in the past year than Maleeck Harden. Harden, a 6-foot-5 forward from Moorhead, spent the summer playing with ECI out of North Dakota and flashed big-time potential. ECI was one of the top teams in the Dakotas and Harden’s two-way ability was a[…]

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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.  D1 Minnesota.  Tyler Wahl. Tyler has had his share of publicity but let’s all be honest, the Wisconsin commit is a guy that we all really respected[…]

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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.  One.  D1 Minnesota – Above Expectations.  With the talent that D1 Minnesota I believe everyone expected[…]

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Recruiting Report: Josh Jeziorski (2019)

Perham’s been one of the top teams in the state each of the last two seasons and figures to be towards the top of the charts again this upcoming winter. A big reason why is forward Josh Jeziorski. Jeziorski, a 6-foot-4 combo forward, spent the grassroots season with Comets-De Los Reyes, where he had the[…]

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Recruiting Report: Elijah Barlue (2019)

Picture this: you walk into a cavernous fieldhouse, holding six basketball courts. You embrace all the sounds—shoes squeaking, balls bouncing, fans clapping—but one noise stands out. Odds are that’s the sound of Elijah Barlue being vocal on defense. The 6-foot-4 forward of Osseo/Heat Nelson is as loud as they come, in a very positive way.[…]

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Recruiting Report: Mark Possis (2019)

It takes a certain type of personality and drive to take the reins of a team that loses a majority of its rotation one year to the next. At Apple Valley—a school whose success we need not explain time and time again—the task is all the more difficult. Mark Possis believes the transition into a[…]

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Recruiting Report: Jared Rainey (2019)

Despite graduating a big senior class that included two Division I talents, the Maple Grove Crimson eclipsed 20 wins and reached the state tournament. One of the driving forces in their success was the steady play of Jared Rainey. Rainey, a 6-foot point guard, averaged better than 13 points and five assists as a junior[…]

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