Here is a look at the Chick-fil-A Classic teams:
Oak Hill Academy (Va.)
Oak Hill finished 33-5 last year and has four Division 1 signees — Caleb Martin, Cody Martin, Shelton Mitchill and BJ Stith — amid a big roster. Oak Hill earned the No. 4 preseason national ranking from MaxPreps.
Arlington Country Day (Fla.)
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Division 1 signees Brandone Francis, Donte Buford, Nate Mason and DJ Russell are a formidable lineup for the Apaches. The Apaches, who finished 30-4 last season, started this season at No. 13 in the USA Today preseason poll.
Carlisle debuted at No. 25 in the MaxPreps preseason rankings after finishing last season 23-2. The squad is led by 7-footer Thon Maker, the center who was a freshman All-American last season.
Wesleyan Christian Academy (N.C.)
The NCISAA 3A state champions finished 23-5 in the 2012-13 season. Led by North Carolina signee Theo Pinson, JaQuel Richmond, and 6-7 senior Donovan Gilmore, the Trojans were ranked preseason No. 22 by USA Today. The Trojans are playing without injured Harry Giles, who is rated the nation’s No. 2 sophomore by ESPN.
St. Frances Academy (Md.)
Six-foot-7 senior Dwayne Morgan, who has committed to UNLV, leads the Panthers, who finished 34-8 last year. This year, the Panthers started the season ranked No. 3 in Maryland.
Archbishop Carroll (Pa.)
After finishing 23-7 last season, the Patriots were preseason East Region No. 18 in the Student Sports Fab 50 rankings. Archbishop Carroll is led a trio of juniors — 6-9 forward Ernest Aflakpui, 6-7 forward Derrick Jones, and 6-0 Nick Jones at guard.
Blanche Ely (Fla.)
Blanche Ely won Florida’s FHSAA Class 8A title and finished 28-2 last season. Senior Lance Tejada II, a 6-foot guard signed with East Carolina, leads the Tigers.
Luella High (Ga.)
The Lions, 16-11 last year, feature South Carolina signee TeMarcus Blanton at guard. Junior 6-11 center Doral Moore holds down the post.
Morgan County (Ga.),
Senior CJ Turman, a 6-8 forward and Tennessee signee, leads the Bulldogs, who finished 24-6 last season. Tookie Brown, a 5-11 junior, runs the floor at guard.
Aquinas High (Ga.)
Ahmed Hill, a 6-5 senior guard and Marquette signee, leads the Fighting Irish. Aquinas was 23-7 last season, and is off to a 6-2 start this year.
Led by future Gamecock Marcus Stroman at guard, the Raiders are S.C.’s preseason No. 2 Class 2A squad. Keenan finished 22-6 last season, and is 3-2 this season. Senior Sam Harmon, with underclassmen Antwan Holmes and Tariq Simmons, combine for a 38-point average.
Coach Willie Thomas’ young Diamond Hornets are coming off a 16-11 season that saw Lower Richland reach the third round of the Class 3A tournament. Lower Richland is 3-0.
With junior guard PJ Dozier out injured, the Vikings are led by sophomore forward Jordan Bruner.
Anthony Johnson, recognized as one of the state’s top seniors by the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association, leads the Stallions, who are 2-2. South Pointe finished 21-2 last season, reaching the third round of the Class 4A tournament.
The Cavaliers are led by first-year coach and Richland Northeast alumnus Aaron Lucas. Richland Northeast, 16-9 last year, is off to a 1-5 start.
The Auctioneers began the season with the SCBCA’s No. 7 Class 2A preseason ranking. They are led by senior guard/forward Alex Brown and freshman Jalek Felton. The Auctioneers are 4-1.