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Memorable Weekend For Mike Jones

DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) coach Mike Jones gets his 300th win at the Hoophall Classic over MLK weekend, knocking off a FAB 50-ranked team in the process. Not only did Jones reach a milestone win, his team broke into this week’s FAB 50 a day after he was announced as coach of the 2014 USA […]

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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 […]

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Student Sports All-American First Team

Mr. Basketball USA Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor, Stanley Johnson and Emmanuel Mudiay highlight 20th annual Student Sports All-American team. Elite honor squad includes 20-man first team and 30-man second team.

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Final, Expanded 2013-14 FAB 50

All 50 ranked teams written up with explanations for why they were placed in these positions with comparisons to preseason positioning. These are the official National Sports News Service National Team Rankings on GrassrootsHoops.net, which date back to the 1952 season. Montverde Academy of Florida is the 2013-14 mythical national champion.

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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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Monday McDonalds Practice Report

We attended Monday’s McDonald’s All-American practice session and take a look at each team’s makeup and standouts so far. Grayson Allen wins dunk contest while James Blackmon Jr. is 3-point contest winner at Monday night’s Powerade Jam Fest.

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Gatorade State POYs Announced

The 2013-14 Gatorade State Boys Basketball Players of the Year have been announced. The winners were selected based on on-court athletic production and off-court factors such as academic achievement and community service. This year’s winners include 11 juniors (2015) and three sophomores (2016). Duke-bound point guard Tyus Jones is a three-time winner in Minnesota.

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POY Tracker: Closing The Gap?

Mr. Basketball USA front-runner Cliff Alexander’s high school career at Curie (Chicago) is over, but the race for national player of the year is far from done. We explain the factors that can close the gap between Alexander and the other top candidates and how it can be done.

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2014 Jordan Brand Classic Team Announced

The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic team was recently announced, headlined by four Duke recruits and four headed to Kentucky. Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) is the only high school program with multiple selections. One fifth-year player and four players not chosen to the McDonald’s All-American team (L.J. Peak, Shaqquan Aaron, Daniel Hamilton, Kameron Chatman) were selected. 

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