1. Howard Pulley Black
2 East Troy Hoops
3. ECI - Elite
4. Team Missouri
Howard Pulley Black is off to one of their best starts in recent memory. They
started the spring by winning the Boo Williams Bronze division, advancing to the
Final Four of the Kingwood Classic and finishing second at the Jayhawk
They are led by Wisconsin commits Jordan Taylor of Benidle-St. Margaret and
Jared Berggren from Princeton. Two outstanding sophomores Royce White and Rodney Williams Jr. have received offers from Minnesota. Armond Battle has offers from
Wisconsin Green Bay, Western Michigan, Fairfield, Creighton and
Howard Pulley is expected to be without Angelo "Bear" Johnson, who signed a
letter of intent with USC to play next season for the Trojans.
ECI-Elite is led by Leif Nomeland, a 6-foot-8 big man from Osakis. He led the
Silverstreaks to a 3-11 mark and a third-place finish in Class A state
tournament. They finished 22-6 this past season. Nick Conzeimus, 6-foot-7 power
forward, paced Breckenridge to a 19-10 mark and he was named to the Heart O'
Lakes All-Conference team. Casey Sussenguth, a 6-foot-5 player from Willmar, is
the younger brother of North Dakota State sophomore Sam.
Team Missouri finished 0-3 in pool play at the Jayhawk Invitational last
weekend. They are led by Missouri State commit Isaiah Rhine, a 6-foot-10 center.
1. Playground Warriors
2. St. Louis Eagles
3. RBS All Stars
4. Portland 3 point
The Playground Warriors are led by Kwamain Mitchell of Whitefish Bay
Dominican, a unanimous selection to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association
All-State first team in Division 3.
The St Louis Eagles have plenty of talent and size. They are led by 6-foot-10
center John Brandenburg, who has offers from St Louis, Missouri and Southern Illinois. He led DeSmet to a 9-10 mark as he averaged 8.2 points and 7.9
Scott Suggs, a 6-foot-6 forward from August (MO) Washington has offers from
Wisconsin, Florida, Washington, St. Louis, Missouri, Oregon, Illinois and
Georgia Tech. He was named third team All-St. Louis Dispatch after averaging 19
points and 7.5 rebounds.
Josh McCoy, a 6-foot-4 guard, averaged 17.9 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists
and 1.8 steals and made 59 of 143 3-point attempts (41 percent) for Fort Zumwalt
and scored a game-high 26 points in the Class 5 third-place game. He was named
first team All-St. Louis Dispatch.
Torres Roundtree, a 6-foot-3 guard, was named St. Louis Dispatch Player of
the Year. He had a career-best 38 points and 13 rebounds top lead McCluer North
(26-3) to a 69-57 win over Kansas City Rockhurst for the Missouri Class 5
championship. Roundtree averaged 17.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.6
steals per game and commited to Southern Illinois
1. K.C.Pump N Run
2. Chicago Demons
3. Howard Pulley White
4. South Dakota Heat
Kansas City Pump n Run won the Jayhawk Invitational, despite missing standout
Travis Releford, a 6-foot-4 guard. He has offers from Kansas, Kansas St., Texas,
Oklahoma, and Missouri.
He is not the only talented player on the Pump N Run roster. Johnny Coy, a 6-
foot-7 forward, has already committed to Arizona State. Steve Moore, a 6-foot-9
forward from Independence (MO) Truman has offers from St. Louis, Virginia,
Washington State and Creighton. Marcus Denmon, a 6- foot-1 point guard from
Kansas City (MO) Hogan Prep, was ruled ineligible for the second semester, but
before then, averaged 32 points per game, He is hearing from Creighton, Missouri
State, Wichita State, Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri and Nebraska.
Howard Pulley White is led by Moses Alipate from Bloomington Jefferson, Jerry
Sweezy of Minneapolis Henry, Tyler Schilling from Minnetonka, Marcus Williams
from Hopkins, Varmah Sonie of Apple Valley and James Pfitzinger from Holy
Angels. They finished 1-1 in pool play in the Jayhawk Invitational.
The South Dakota Heat is led by Cody Schilling, who shined for Ellsworth in
the state tournament. Louie Krogman of White River, is an outstanding outside
shooter, who averaged 31.2 points per game as a junior. Krogman was named to the
Class B All-State boys basketball team and is 173 points away from the state's
all-time scoring record for high school boys.
1. Illinois Warriors
2. Dakota Schoolers
3 All Iowa Attack
4. Minnesota Select
The Illinois Warriors are led by Brett Thompson, a 6-foot-11 center, who is
hearing from schools such as Purdue, Northwestern, Iowa State, Indiana and
Cincinnati. Luke Fabrizius, a 6-foot-9 forward from Arlington Heights (IL)
Hersey, has offers from schools such as California, Depaul, Dayton, Indiana,
Iowa State, Marquette, Northwestern and Creighton.
The Dakota Schoolers are led by 6-foot-8 Cody Larsen, who has played with the
team for two years, despite being only a freshman. Tony Fiegen and Chad White,
two 6-foot-6 sophomore forwards, already committed to South Dakota State last
Minnesota Select is led by outside shooter Peter Leslie, a 6-foo-t1 guard
from Henry Sibley. Two of his Sibley teammates are on the roster. Four players
from Crosby Ironton are on the Select team.