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JBC: Okafor Closes In Style

Jahlil Okafor, a Duke-bound center and the most decorated player in the 2014 class, closed out his high school career with another national all-star game MVP award. The Whitney Young of Chicago standout had 29 points and 9 rebounds to pace the East to a 158-147 victory at the Jordan Brand Classic in New York. […]

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McDonalds: Okafor Powers West

Local product and national player of the year candidate Jahlil Okafor helps his West team win and takes co-MVP honors at the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Game in Chicago. West’s Emmanuel Mudiay (15 points) and Rashad Vaughn (14 points) also stand out.

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Okafor, Jones, Johnson Among Best Underclassmen

Five juniors already named GrassrootsHoops.net All-Americans headline a group of 60 elite players selected to the 2012-13 GrassrootsHoops.net Underclass All-American boys’ basketball watch list.

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Final, Expanded 2016-17 FAB 50 Rankings

All 50 ranked teams written up with explanations for why they were placed in these positions with comparisons to preseason ranking. The FAB 50 National Team Rankings powered by Ballislife.com is the official rankings of the National Sports News Service, which date back to the 1952 season. Nathan Hale of Seattle is the 2016-17 mythical […]

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All-Time Underclass Players of the Year

All-time Grassroots Hoops Underclass Player of the Year honorees among juniors, sophomores and freshmen going back to 1970 as selected by the editors of GrassrootsHoops.net.

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Ben Simmons Named Mr. Basketball USA

Montverde Academy forward named 2015 Grassroots Hoops Mr. Basketball USA, Florida’s first ever honoree. Simmons is the first consensus choice since LeBron James in 2003.

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2015 Jordan Brand Classic Team Announced

The 2015 Jordan Brand Classic team was recently announced, headlined by the West’s Ben Simmons and the East’s Jaylen Brown . Eight players not chosen to the McDonald’s All-American team (Malik Beasley, Jalen Coleman, Eric Davis, Tyler Davis, Tyler Dorsey, Austin Grandstaff, Skal Labissierre, Charles Matthews) were selected. 

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2015 McDonald’s All-American Team Announced

The 2015 McDonald’s All-Americans were announced today, headlined by two Duke recruits and two headed to LSU. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) is the only high school program with multiple selections.

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Mr. Basketball USA: Inside Look

Mr. Basketball USA is the title bestowed upon the boys basketball National Player of the Year as selected by GrassrootsHoops.net. We examine the resumes of five early favorites, five others with strong cases and list other potential candidates. The Mr. Basketball USA Tracker, which tracks the progress of the top candidates throughout the high school […]

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Preseason FAB 50: (1-15)

We conclude our preseason Grassroots Hoops FAB 50 national team rankings release with an in-depth look at the top 15 teams. We began with teams No. 31-50 on Sunday, continued with teams No. 16-30 and now have published an in-depth look at the nation’s 50 best teams. Montverde Academy of Florida is the preseason No. […]

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