High School hoops: Chick-Fil-A classic teams
12/19/2012 12:00 AM
12/18/2012 10:34 PM
A.C. Flora Falcons
Coach: Leon Brunson
Key Player: Matt Howard, a 6-foot-4 senior guard and Penn committment who averages more than 30 points, is a floor general for the Falcons.
Richland Northeast Cavaliers
Coach: Jason Powell
Key Player: Devante Anderson, a 6-3 senior guard who can play all five positions
Coach: Zach Norris
Key player: Marcus Stroman, an All-region and All-state player and South Carolina commitment, is the leader of this young squad.
Lower Richland Diamond Hornets
Coach: Willie Thomas
Key player: Senior Vincent Hicklin, an All-region and All-area forward, is key to the Diamond Hornets’ tempo.
Spring Valley Vikings
Coach: Perry Dozier
Key player: Perry Dozier Jr., a 6-3 sophomore guard and son of the coach, is ranked in the national top 20 in the class of 2015.
Coach: Reggie Choplin
Key Player: Tre Smith, who led his team with 17 points, 6 rebounds and three assists per game last season, committed to Charleston Southern.
Christ the King Royals
Middle Village, N.Y.
Coach: Joe Arbitello
Key player: Jon Severe, who has offers from Cincinnati and Xavier, is a 6-2 guard and a hot 3-point shooter
Blanche Ely Tigers
Ponpano Beach, Fla.
Coach: Melvin Randall
Key player: Dallas Cameron, a 6-3 senior guard, helped the Tigers to state title in 2011-12 as captain, and is being recruited by Pennsylvania, Yale and South Carolina.
Coach: Scott Willard
Key Player: Tony Washington, a 6-10 senior center from Detroit, has offers from Auburn and LaSalle.
Christ School Greenies
Coach: David Gaines
Key player: Shannon Hale, who is committed to Alabama, is a 6-8 forward and the top scorer for the Greenies, and a threat from 3-point range.
St. John Bosco Braves
Coach: Derrick Taylor
Key player: Isaac Hamilton, a 6-foot-5 senior point guard, averaged 25 points, nine rebounds and five assists last season and is entertaining more than 30 scholarship offers.
Deerfield Beach Bucks
Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Coach: Kenny Brown
Key player: Terrence Johnson, an all-state and all-county player, is averaging 23 points and seven rebounds.
Coach: Doug Lipscomb
Key players: All five starters from last year returned: Elijah Staley, Jaylen Brown, Daniel Giddens, Kejuan Johnson and Austin Smoak.
Robert Vaux Cougars
Coach: Jamie Ross
Key player: Rysheed Jordan, a 6-5 point guard, is strong ball distributor and a solid rebounder, who elevates the play of his teammates.
Wesleyan Christian Academy
High Point, N.C.
Coach: Keith Gatlin
Key player: Theo Pinson, a 6-5 all-state junior, averages 20 points and eight rebounds on the wing.
Flora Macdonald Academy Cougars
Red Springs, N.C.
Coach: Derrick Bond
Key Player: Jared Scott, a 6-8 senior forward, is being recruited by Temple, Clemson, South Carolina, Ohio State, and Marshall, among other programs.
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