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Nike Extravaganza: Top 30 Player Rankings

We evaluated all of the games at the Nike Extravaganza and broke down our notes and reports to rank the top 30 performers led by Iowa St.-bound Lindell Wigginton and sophomore point guard Melo Ball of defending FAB 50 champ Chino Hills (Calif.), who scored 92 points in his next game after this event.

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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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Final East Region Top 20 Rankings

We go 20 deep from five separate regions of the nation in our final Grassroots Hoops Regional Rankings. We rank 100 teams and nobody across the country ranks as many teams as GrassrootsHoops.net. Final No. 1 teams are Oak Hill Academy (East), Montverde Academy (Southeast), Lincolnshire Stevenson (Midwest), Mustang (Southwest) and Oakland Bishop O’Dowd (West).

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2015 Dick’s Nationals Field Set

Three of the top six and four of the top 10 ranked teams in the Grassroots Hoops FAB 50 boys basketball national rankings will participate in the DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals from April 2-4 in New York City. The championship game could potentially be a match up of the nation’s top two ranked […]

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Updated FAB 50 National Rankings

Three new teams crack this week’s GrassrootsHoops.net FAB 50 national rankings, including one that fell out for just a week. The state playoffs around the country are coming into focus and for some of teams that don’t participate, such as No. 1 Montverde Academy  of Florida, the focus shifts to the end-of-season Dick’s Nationals Tournament […]

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New FAB 50 National Rankings

Only one new team cracks this week’s GrassrootsHoops.net FAB 50 national rankings. It’s longtime NYC power Lincoln (Brooklyn, N.Y.), but it came at the expense of another Big Apple squad. Read along for our explanation and understand why local consensus is so important — and why as veteran pollsters we sometimes have to go against […]

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Twice Not Nice For Bishop O’Dowd

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

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No. 3 Oak Hill Passes 1st Nike X Test

FAB 50 No. 3 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) outlasts No. 17 Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.) 64-60 in its first game on California soil in eight years. For Sierra Canyon, it was a better showing and a lesson-builder for the upcoming CIF Southern Section Open Division playoffs.

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Updated FAB 50 National Rankings

Only three new teams crack this week’s GrassrootsHoops.net FAB 50 national rankings, but there are also three new teams in the top 10. The recurring themes are to not harshly penalize teams that lose to another ranked foe, reward teams that have played tough schedules and reward teams that are still unbeaten at this point […]

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New FAB 50 National Rankings

For the second consecutive season, forfeit losses for a nationally-ranked club in the GrassrootsHoops.net FAB 50 shakes up the national rankings picture. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) will forfeit 15 victories, including one to FAB 50 national title contender Oak Hill Academy of Virginia. What does this mean for Hamilton’s ranking? How does it affect Oak Hill […]

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