Just Three Public HS School Boys Basketball Players Remain On Naismith List

 

(2-7-17) The Naismith Trophy committee just released it’s ten semifinalists for boys high school basketball.

Just of three of the Top 10 attend Public High Schools, Michael Porter Jr. (Nathan Hale (Wash), Trae Young (Norman North (Ok) and Collin Sexton (Pebblebrook (Ga).

The Player of the Year and the Naismith All America team will be announced in March.

2017 Naismith Trophy High School Boy’s Player of the Year Semifinalists

Name 	High School 	    Position 	
DeAndre Ayton 	        Hillcrest Academy 	C
Mohamed Bamba 	        Westtown School 	C
Brian Bowen 	        La Lumiere School 	SF
Wendell Carter 	        Pace Academy 	        PF 	
Trevon Duval 	        IMG Academy 	        PG 	
Kevin Knox 	        Tampa Catholic 	        SF 	
Michael Porter Jr. 	Nathan Hale 	        SF
Collin Sexton 	        Pebblebrook 	        SG 	
Gary Trent Jr. 	        Prolific Prep 	        SG 
Trae Young 	         Norman North 	        PG 
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Riverdale Still #1 In SSN National Girls HS Basketball Public School Rankings

KSA Holiday Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney World  Orlando, FL

(1-10-17) Riverdale (Tn) remains at #1 in this week’s SSN National Girls HS Basketball Public School Rankings. Only one change in the Top 5, Homestead (Ind) drops to 17th from #5 after a loss to Carmel in OT.  Both schools are ranked #2 and #3 in Indiana in 4A, Indiana’s #1 team, North Central, checks into the rankings for the first time this week at #10.

Edwardsville (Illinois) is new to the rankings this week, they move up to #14 with a 16-0 record.

SSN National Girls HS Basketball Public School Rankings
1-10-17

  1. Riverdale (12-0) (Murfreesboro, TN)
  2. Clovis West (14-1) (Fresno, CA)
  3. Monacan (10-0) (Richmond, VA)
  4. Grandview (9-1) (Aurora, CO)
  5. Norcross (15-1) (Norcross, GA)
  6. Mesquite (16-1) (Gilbert, AZ)
  7. Centennial (16-2) (Las Vegas, NV )
  8. Duncanville (23-2) (Duncanville, TX)
  9. Central Valley (11-0) (Veradale, WA)
  10. North Central (19-0) (Indianapolis, IN )
  11. Manasquan (9-0) (Manasquan, NJ )
  12. Timberview (22-2) (Mansfield, TX )
  13. Hopkins (14-0) (Minnetonka, MN)
  14. Edwardsville (Illinois) 16-0
  15. Mason (Ohio) 10-0
  16. North Little Rock (Ark.), 13-1
  17. Homestead (Fort Wayne, IN) 16-1
  18. Collins Hill (Suwanee, Ga) 13-1
  19. Long Beach Polytechnic (Ca) (7-3)
December 21, 2016

Top-ranked Hopkins dominated the first half, then held off Park Center on the way to a 60-47 win over the tenth-ranked Pirates in girls basketball. The teams met in the state quarterfinals last season.

McDonald’s All-American Nominations

 

Nathan Hale Remains The #1 SSN National Boys Public School Basketball Team

Massillon Jackson enters Public School Rankings

 

(1-8-17) Not many changes at the top of the SSN National Boys Basketball Public School Basketball rankings, Nathan Hale remains as the #1 team, followed by #2 Chino Hills. The rest of the Top 5 includes Chicago Simeon, Memphis East and McEachern.

Four new schools enter the rankings this week, at #10 Evanston (Illinois), Chandler Basha (Az) at #11, Klein Forest (Tx) at #12 and Massillon (Oh) Jackson at #14.

MaxPreps High School Top 25 Boys Basketball Rankings

(first # is ranking for the Public and or Private school rankings, SSN splits the Top 25 for these rankings — second # is the ranking each school has in this week’s Top 25, the third # is last week’s ranking)MaxPreps will run separate high school boys basketball rankings for teams that compete for state championships as part of recognized governing body (High School Top 25) and those that do not (Independent Top 10).

PUBLIC

  1. -1. (No. 1 last week) Nathan Hale (Seattle), 11-0
  2. -2. (2) Chino Hills (Calif.), 16-0
  3. -4. (4) Simeon (Chicago), 12-0
  4. -5. (6) Memphis East (Memphis, Tenn.), 11-2
  5. -7. (8) McEachern (Powder Springs, Ga.), 12-0
  6. -10. (11) North Central (Indianapolis), 10-0
  7. -12. (15) Scotlandville (Baton Rouge, La.), 17-1
  8. -14. (17) Jonesboro (Ark.), 12-0
  9. -17. (23) Shadow Mountain (Phoenix), 16-0
  10. -19. (NR) Evanston (Ill.), 14-2
  11. -20. (NR) Basha (Chandler, Ariz.), 19-0
  12. -21. (NR) Klein Forest (Houston), 18-0
  13. -23. (NR) Jackson (Massillon, Ohio), 7-0

Sierra Canyon remains as the #1 private school the week, the rest of the Top 5 includes Mater Dei (Ca), Patrick School (NJ), St. Anthony (NJ) and Gonzaga (Washington DC).

One new Private school joins the rankings, 15-1 Trinity (Ky) at #9.

Published on December 30, 2016

In the Semi Final of the 21st annual Les Shwab Invitational Sierra Canyon, CA faced off against Gonzaga, DC.  Cody Riley lead Sierra Canyon in scoring with 32 & Marvin Bagley had 30. Gonzaga was lead by 5’7 Chris Lykes who had 24 and Prentiss Hubb added 22 points.

PRIVATE

  1. -3. (3) Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.), 12-1
  2. -6. (7) Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), 18-1
  3. -8. (9) Patrick School (Elizabeth, N.J.), 5-2
  4. -9. (10) St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.), 8-0
  5. -11. (13) Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.), 12-2
  6. -13. (16) DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.), 11-1
  7. -15. (18) Imhotep Charter (Philadelphia), 9-1
  8. -16. (21) Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.), 14-1
  9. -18. (NR) Trinity (Louisville, Ky.), 15-1
  10. -22. (24) East English Village Prep (Detroit), 5-0
  11. -25. (25) Wesleyan Christian Academy (High Point, N.C.), 18-2

 

MaxPreps Independent Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings

1. (1 last week) La Lumiere (LaPorte, Ind.), 16-0
2. (4) Prolific Prep Academy (Napa, Calif.), 14-0
3. (5) IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.), 16-1
4. (3) Montverde Academy (Fla.), 12-1
5. (2) Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), 18-1
6. (6) St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark, N.J.), 12-1
7. (7) Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 17-2
8. (8) Wasatch Academy (Mt. Pleasant, Utah), 15-2
9. (NR) Huntington St. Joseph Prep (W. Va.), 12-3
10. (NR) Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 15-4

December 19, 2016

Highlights from the Prolific Prep 80-68 victory over Aspire Academy in the Winter Shootout from Orlando Florida.