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2019 McDonald’s All American Preview

Atlanta, Georgia – The famous and annual McDonald’s All American Game will be played in the city of Atlanta for the second straight year this season and is set to tip off this Wednesday March 27th. The McDonald’s All American Game will feature some of the top prospects in the nation in the senior class.[…]

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Spring Combine Recapture: Ametri Moss

Sophomore combo guard Ametri Moss easily landed on the PrepHoopsTN Spring Combine All-Star Team.  In fact, Ametri was one of the two best guards in the building (Phil Dotson the other).   Moss’ measurables are listed below along with a deeper evaluation of his productive Sunday in Murfreesboro.   Ametri Moss earned The Leaf Chronicle[…]

The Big Interview: Matthew Schneider

Siegel High School won 20 games this past winter.  Sophomore starter Matthew Schneider scored in double figures while also collecting a disruptive amount of rebounds.  Matthew Schneider (#12 pictured lower right) is back with EAB this summer.  Playing last summer with Zion Swader, Grant Slatten (#7), Matthew Sells, Jaylan Wetzel (#21), and others Schneider won multiple[…]

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6 players who will need to be leaders next season

Every high school basketball team needs a leader who’s vocal and energetic whether he’s in the game or on the bench. A leader doesn’t always have to be the team’s leading scorer, but he has to contribute and be productive every night. A leader, at times, can be someone who keeps the crew together through[…]

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Spring Combine Recaptures: Kaine Severance

MURFREESBORO- Blackman Middle School was the site of the first annual PrepHoopsTN / AboveTheRimGym Spring Combine. Guards again filled the gymnasium. Combo high school underclassmen combo guard Kaine Severance (Stewarts Creek) appeared to be versatile.   Kaine Severance, 5’9″ PG (Stewarts Creek) — 2021 Standing Reach — 7’4″ or 88″ 5’9″ 137 pounds Wingspan — 5’10” Vertical[…]

Spring Combine 19 Recaptures: Mason Spurbeck

Mason Spurbeck was the tallest @PrepHoopsTN camper for the Spring Combine. He has impressive height and rightfully leans on his shooting touch as the most marketable skill.   Mason Spurbeck, 6’8.5″ Center (Clarksville High) — 2020   Standing Reach — 104″ or 8’8″ 6’8.5″  170 pounds Wingspan — 6’10” Vertical — 24.5″ Hand Length —[…]

Top 10 games of the 2018-19 High School Basketball Season

The 2018-19 TSSAA High School basketball season officially ended last Saturday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and I have had time to reflect on the entire season and quickly wrote down my top 10 games of the regular season. I had to think very hard, because I covered a lot of games this season. On average, I[…]

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Introducing Mason Spurbeck (2020)

Mason “The Stork” Spurbeck competed at the first annual PrepHoopsTN Spring Combine with his unique, angular body completely committed and engaged.  Mason was one of the most enjoyable campers to evaluate with his tall frame and budding post skills.  We talked during the event about his basketball background and ambitions.    Class of 2020 Mason[…]

Season’s end: Whitehaven tackled adversity with its mental toughness

Over and over again, Whitehaven had to prove itself worthy of being in the conversation for a spot in the state tournament, a notion the Tigers seemed ready for. Head coach Faragi Phillips was very aware of the outsiders saying Bartlett, which was the No. 1 team in the state of Tennessee for the entire[…]

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Spring Combine 19 Recaptures: Part I

MURFREESBORO- Blackman Middle School was the site of the first annual PrepHoopsTN / AboveTheRimGym Spring Combine.  Guards again filled the gymnasium. Late September’s @PrepHoopsTN / AboveTheRim Gym Fall Combine featured many strong guards, among them Zion Swader (PrepHoopsTN #22), Jaylan Wetzel (PrepHoopsTN #41), Jaylen Pegues (PrepHoopsTN #27).  The Spring Combine again featured a wide assortment[…]

Season’s end: Bearden’s Ques Glover got the respect he wanted

Bearden’s senior point guard Ques Glover wasn’t in the mood for rest Friday night as he was so anxious to get on the court Saturday afternoon to face Memphis East for the Class AAA Championship. “I didn’t sleep at all,” Glover said. “I probably went to sleep around 12:30 a.m. and woke up at 6:30[…]

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Season’s end: Wooddale needed Chandler Lawson to win its first-ever state title

Wooddale head coach Keelon Lawson sat Chandler Lawson in the second quarter as he felt his son was being pushed around by the smaller Knoxville Fulton forwards. As Chandler sat, the Falcons built a 30-23 lead in the early minutes of the third quarter. It was an unusual learning lesson for Chandler, who has held[…]

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Ques Glover is on a mission to change Class AAA Basketball

For the past two seasons, Bearden’s senior point guard Ques Glover has been an eye witness to the dominance from the teams coming out of West Tennessee. As a senior that’s getting one more opportunity at a state championship, Glover, a 6-foot guard, is prepared to change that. In Glover’s sophomore season, the Bulldogs lost[…]

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Top upperclassmen in the semifinals round of the Division 1 Boys’ State Tournament Championships

The upperclassmen that made this list had to step up in order for their teams to get into Saturday, and all of them did. But some of these upperclassmen on this list weren’t able to get their teams in position to win a state championship, but they left everything out on the floor. All of[…]

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Class AA State Semifinal Preview (Wooddale-Brainerd)

Friday is always a deeply entertaining playoff day in Murfreesboro.  Class AA favorite Wooddale is guided by #3 player in the state, Chandler Lawson, his younger brother Johnathan (#2 in 2021), and their father Wooddale Head Coach Keelon Lawson. Player rankings are listed inside the parentheses.  Full rankings can be viewed by subscribers here: 2019,[…]

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Class AA State Semifinal Preview (East Nashville-Fulton)

Friday is a deeply entertaining day in Murfreesboro.  Four talented teams with predominately veteran coaches share the same opportunity.Two teams in each class earn placement in the State Championship Game.  Class AA begins the day.   Player rankings are listed inside the parentheses.  Full rankings can be viewed by subscribers here: 2019, 2020, 2021.   AA[…]

Part III: Who are you running with?

The high school basketball season is almost over, meaning AAU Basketball is right around the corner. Some kids, whether they are playing in the postseason or not, have already decided which AAU program they will be a part of this upcoming summer. I reached out to some kids about who they’re running with this upcoming[…]

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First Half Franklin-Bearden Teeter Totter

Basketball is a team game, but with so many exceptional basketball individuals on Bearden High and also Franklin High a more refined dissection is possible.  Which player won the first half battle?   Drew Pember (pictured) >> Matthew Thurman EDGE: Bearden. Pember easily won the tussle with sophomore Matthew Thurman.  Though Thurman is also likely[…]

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Passing the Torch Class AA (Thursday)

MURFREESBORO- Six games initiated TSSAA’s grandest weekend of the spring.  Four Class AA games commenced Wednesday. Read below about the best passers from the assorted games.  Also, which players lead their team in rebounds?   Passing Leader Jashaun Fenderson, F (Fulton) 4a Michael Rice, G (Mitchell)  2a Taras Carter, G (East Nashville) 9a Dewayne Lawry, G[…]

Class AA All-Quarterfinal Team

Class AA opened Wednesday with four clashes.  East Nashville defeated Howard.  Fulton pulled away from the feisty Mitchell squad.  Wooddale buried Austin-East and Brainerd skipped by Pearl-Cohn in the final minute.   Ron Davis III, G (Fulton) — 2019 For Fulton the points were difficult to manufacture all afternoon.  Mitchell possessed quick guards and tall[…]

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