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Stanley Johnson Stays The Course

No. 3 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) gutted out a double overtime victory over No. 43 Etiwanda (Etiwanda, Calif.) in a CIF SoCal Open Division Regional semifinal thriller on Tuesday night. It kept alive an unbeaten season for the Monarchs and senior forward Stanley Johnson wouldn’t have it any other way.

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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 2014-15 FAB 50

All 50 ranked teams written up with explanations for why they were placed in these positions with comparisons to preseason ranking. The Grassroots Hoops FAB 50 is the official rankings of the National Sports News Service, which date back to the 1952 season. Montverde Academy of Florida is the 2014-15 mythical national champion, the first […]


Ballislife All-American Game May 2

A plethora of the nation’s best boys high school basketball stars will participate in the 5th Annual Ballislife All-American Game presented by U.S. Army set for May 2 at Long Beach City College in Long Beach, Calif. Internet sensation Thon Maker and eight local Southern California natives headline the participants.

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Gary McKnight Wins No. 1,000

With its 67-44 victory over Corona del Mar (Calif.) Friday night, veteran coach Gary McKnight of FAB 50 No. 17 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) became the 14th reported coach nationwide to win 1,000 career games. We have some reaction from McKnight and a quick historical look at McKnight’s accomplishment. 

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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: (16-30)

We continue our preseason Grassroots Hoops FAB 50 national team rankings release with an in-depth look at teams No. 16-30. We began with teams No. 31-50 on Sunday evening, November 2 and our final installment will be teams No. 1-15 on Tuesday, November 4.

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Pangos Camp Breakdown

We evaluated every session of the 2014 Pangos All-American Camp and rank its top underclass performers and fast-risers. We also take a look at the camp’s top five players at each position. Related: 2014 Pangos Camp Top 50 Player Rankings | All-Time Dandy Dozen Pangos Campers

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Pangos Camp: Top 50 Rankings

We evaluated all the sessions of the 2014 Pangos All-American Camp at Cabrillo (Long Beach, Calif.) over the weekend and broke down our notes and evaluations to rank the top fifty players in attendance. 

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Pangos A-A Camp: All-Time Dandy Dozen

With the Pangos All-American Camp entering its 12th year, we decided to take a look at the national camp’s top dozen performers over the years. Many are now household NBA names, while others never seem to shine brighter than they did during this annual three-day basketball showcase.