Mr. Basketball USA Ben Simmons, repeat selection Cheick Diallo, and state champions Isaiah Briscoe, Ivan Rabb and Jaylen Brown highlight 21st annual Grassroots Hoops All-American team. Elite honor squad includes 20-man first team and 30-man second team.
Ben Simmons, the best player on the nation’s top-ranked team, continues to lead the pack in the Grassroots Hoops Mr. Basketball USA Tracker. The best player on the No. 2 ranked team in the FAB 50 and a few others on winning teams make inroads as the voting process produces a reduced set of viable […]
Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) continued to build its resume as the nation’s top team with a 63-52 win over Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland, Calif.) at the Nike Extravaganza. It was a game the Warriors were in control of and it was their second victory over the Dragons this season
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.
FAB 50 No. 1 Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) uses two runs, and the ability of Mr. Basketball USA front-runner Ben Simmons, to defeat No. 6 Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland, Calif.) 78-64 in showdown at Montverde’s home gym. Most of the Eagles’ tests the rest of the season will be away from home.
We evaluated all seven games of the 2014 Prep 2 Prep NorCal Tip-Off Classic at Newark Memorial (Newark, Calif.) and broke down our notes and reports to rank the top 25 performers.
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 […]
We attended the first three of four evaluation days at the 2014 LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas and broke down our notes to rank the top forty players in attendance.
We evaluated all rounds of games at the 2014 EYBL session No. 1 in Sacramento, Calif. and broke down our notes and reports to rank the top 40 performers led by Student Sports First Team All-American Ben Simmons, second teamer Ivan Rabb, high-scoring guard Allonzo Trier and 2016 standout Jayson Tatum.
The 30-man 2013-14 Student Sports All-American second team includes five underclassmen, including National Sophomore of the Year Josh Jackson and Thon Maker, a tenth-grader who’s already built a national following for his unique blend of size and skill. The second team also includes four players from California and three from Virginia.