SD Team Rankings: Week 10

Sheesh!!! What a week.  Class B is a mess.  Class A has a lot of unknowns after about the top 5-6.  Class AA is SF Lincoln then a wide open race; take your pick.  Here is this week’s Top 10 rankings: Class AA: SF Lincoln knocked of Brandon Valley in the #1 vs #2 matchup[…]

SD Team Rankings: Week 9

In one of the most fascinating weeks, there was a ton of Top 10 matchups – even across classifications.  #1 AA and #1 A squared off in a primetime game Saturday in which Tea proved they’re #1 amongst all classifications. Some changes in Class A as well as Class B where Top 5 teams have[…]

SD Team Rankings: Week 8

Class A is the most consistent as far as rankings have been the last few weeks.  Class AA continues to shuffle between 2 & 10.  Class B has a clear cut Top 3 and it’s up to you to debate who is #1 – all worthy. Class AA: SF Lincoln continues to sit at #1.[…]

Rankings Breakdown: South Dakota Class of 2019

Earlier this week, PHD released an updated list of the best players in the class of 2019 (https://www.prephoops.com/dakotas/rankings/sd-prospect-rankings/2019-rankings/).  There were lots of familiar faces as well as some new ones as we accounted for 150 players in South Dakota. Here’s a dive into my thoughts on the rankings and a breakdown of the list.  […]

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SD Team Rankings: Week 7

New #1 in Class B.  Lots of shake-up in both Class AA and Class B.  There were a ton on Top 10 match-ups across the entire state.  IT made for great games and makes for a fresh look at the Top 10 rankings in each class which hopefully creates some discussion.  Enjoy! Class AA: SF[…]

SD Team Rankings: Week 6

Lots of heap in class AA which is to be expected I think… Class A and Class B are really top heavy with super solid teams.  There are shuffling of positions in all classes and there are lots of great matchups coming over the next two weeks so expect some more movement. Class AA: SF[…]

Ranking the Top Recruiting Classes in America

Earlier this fall, Prep Hoops expanded our 2019 rankings to include the nation’s top 500 prospects. With input from our 120 contributors nationwide, we were confident that we could effectively rank more players than anyone in the country. This opened the door for even more possibilities, including a 150-team ranking of the top recruiting classes[…]

CNOS Foundation Basketball Classic Preview

SIOUX CITY—The 13th annual CNOS Foundation Basketball Classic will get underway on Thursday at the Tyson Event Center and conclude on Saturday night. With high school teams in Iowa unable to take part in holiday tournaments, this is the closest thing to that after school gets back into session. Here are the matchups:   Thursday,[…]

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Ranking the Top 150 Recruiting Classes in America

Earlier this fall, Prep Hoops expanded our 2019 rankings to include the nation’s top 500 prospects. With input from our 120 contributors nationwide, we were confident that we could effectively rank more players than anyone in the country. This opened the door for even more possibilities, including the following, a 150-team ranking of the top[…]

The National 2021 Top 250

The many standout writers across the Prep Hoops Network came together for the 2021 National Rankings, a Top 250 and the only one of it’s kind.  Prep Hoops has the nation covered and after a long summer of evaluations here is our initial 2021 Top 250.   https://www.prephoops.com/2021-rankings/

Top 250 Expo Early Entries: 2019 Guards

Prep Hoops Ohio’s Top 250 Expo isn’t this Sunday, or next Sunday, or the following, but the one after that. September 16 at Pickerington North. So, you have plenty of time to sign-up, and you can do that right here. Wooster, Denison, Hiram, Marian, Marietta, Mount St. Joseph, Otterbein, Charleston, Mount Union, and Wittenberg have[…]

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[…]

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[…]

NBPA Top 100 Roster Announced

This afternoon the NBPA announced the rosters for their prestigious Top 100 camp that is held every June in Charlottesville, Virginia on the campus of University of Virginia. Games begin tomorrow and Prep Hoops will have coverage everyday from the event. Below is the roster as of now. # LAST NAME FIRST NAME HIGH SCHOOL[…]

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. Battle At the Lakes.   It’s 340 teams ranging from the 10 and Under level to the 17[…]

Midwest Live Omaha Preview

Omaha is hosting one of the top events in the Midwest this weekend with the Midwest Live Omaha tournament hosting teams from the eight neighboring states in an excellent first weekend showcase. The Headliner:  The main division of the 17u tournament is what will draw most of the attention.  It’s a collection of teams from[…]

The South Dakota Senior All State Team

The Senior All State Team in South Dakota. This is a special year for talent in South Dakota so this is truly the best of the best.   First Team AJ Plitzuwiet of Vermillion. South Dakota’s best player who scored almost 34 points a game with 9.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and three steals a game.[…]

The 17u Run-Through: The Pentagon Schoolers

The Dakota Schoolers, the Pentagon Basketball Club, and now together they are the Pentagon Schoolers! That’s this year’s 17u club that begins play this weekend in the Spring Jam. The Roster.  Ten players in all, four from the 2020 class, six from the 2019 class.  Eight from South Dakota, ten from North Dakota.  The team[…]

The Junior All State Team (SD)

The Junior All State Team for South Dakota has been named at PHD and is led by some of the most successful names of March.   First Team Sawyer Schultz of Bridgewater-Emery. Scored 23.5 points per game with five assists a night plus seven rebounds a game. Led the Huskies to a third place finish[…]

Prospect Watch: Jadice Morrison (2019)

White River guard Jadice Morrison led his team to the state tournament with 15 plus points per game knocking down 61 threes and continuing on basketball tradition. “We were a young team this year with a lot of sophomores playing big minutes and they stepped up to the challenge,” Morrison said.  “Tyson Iyotte, Teron Sazue,[…]