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Remembering Dunbar’s Magical 82-83 Teams

On August 8, ESPN released a 30 For 30 documentary titled “Baltimore Boys” about the special high school basketball teams at Dunbar High School in Baltimore, Md. The documentary is about triumph in the face of real-life tragedy and overcoming extreme odds to see four players off the same high school team reach their dreams […]

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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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Preseason FAB 50 Questionnaires Sent Out

The 2016-17 high school basketball season is rapidly approaching and we have already begun the process of compiling our 2016-17 preseason FAB 50 National Team Rankings powered by Ballislife.com. Read on for process of filling out a preseason team prospectus in order to help make our rankings as accurate as possible.

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Final, Expanded 2015-16 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. Chino Hills of California is the 2015-16 mythical […]

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Each State’s Highest Ranked Team (1988-2016)

Here is a state-by-state list of the highest end-of-season rankings for boys’ basketball teams since a version of the Grassroots Hoops FAB 50 poll began for the 1987-88 season. Chino Hills is now considered the second team from California to earn the No. 1 ranking in the FAB 50 era. 

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2015-16 FAB 50 Rankings Announcement

We our proud to announce our 2015-16 FAB 50 National Team Rankings will be published on a weekly basis on Ballislife.com. This will help to continue to grow the FAB 50 brand and give our respected national high school basketball rankings a bigger platform for fans. 

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Preseason East Region Rankings

We go 20 deep from five separate regions of the nation. Preseason No. 1 ranked teams by region are Oak Hill Academy (East), Montverde Academy (Southeast), La Lumiere (Midwest), Chaminade (Southwest) and Findlay Prep (West). Nobody across the country ranks as many teams as the FAB 50 National Team Rankings powered by Ballislife.com.

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Preseason Southeast Region Rankings

We go 20 deep from five separate regions of the nation. Preseason No. 1 ranked teams by region are Oak Hill Academy (East), Montverde Academy (Southeast), La Lumiere (Midwest), Chaminade (Southwest) and Findlay Prep (West). Nobody across the country ranks as many teams as the FAB 50 National Team Rankings powered by Ballislife.com.

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Preseason Midwest Region Rankings

We go 20 deep from five separate regions of the nation. Preseason No. 1 ranked teams by region are Oak Hill Academy (East), Montverde Academy (Southeast), La Lumiere (Midwest), Chaminade (Southwest) and Findlay Prep (West). Nobody across the country ranks as many teams as the FAB 50 National Team Rankings powered by Ballislife.com.

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Preseason Southwest Region Rankings

We go 20 deep from five separate regions of the nation. Preseason No. 1 ranked teams by region are Oak Hill Academy (East), Montverde Academy (Southeast), La Lumiere (Midwest), Chaminade (Southwest) and Findlay Prep (West). Nobody across the country ranks as many teams as the FAB 50 National Team Rankings powered by Ballislife.com.

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