Broward High School boys’ basketball

Previewing the 2012-13 Broward High School boys’ basketball season

 

Season outlook

MARQUEE MATCHUPS

Nov. 28: Pine Crest at Coral Springs Christian; Nov. 30: Blanche Ely at Boyd Anderson; Dec. 4: Sagemont at Pine Crest; Dec. 8: Coral Christian vs. Oldsmar Christian, American Heritage vs. Montverde Academy (Montverde Academy); Dillard at Boyd Anderson; Dec. 11: Blanche Ely at Northeast; Dec. 13: Dillard at Northeast; American Heritage vs. Hialeah Gardens, Deerfield Beach vs. Sagemont (Hoops Exchange Series, Sagemont); Dec 14: Sagemont vs. Tampa Catholic, Blanche Ely vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Hoop Exchange Series); Dec. 15: American Heritage at Dillard; Dec. 17: Dillard at Blanche Ely; Dec. 18: American Heritage vs. Sarasota Riverview (City of Palms Classic, Bishop Verot); Jan. 4: Pine Crest vs. Tampa Berkeley Prep (Berkeley Prep Shootout); Jan. 5: Pine Crest vs. Orlando First Academy (Berkeley Prep Shootout); Jan 8: Blanche Ely at Boyd Anderson, Cardinal Gibbons at Pine Crest; Jan. 9: Dillard at American Heritage; Jan. 12: St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Starke Bradford (Eastside), Deerfield Beach at Blanche Ely, Pine Crest at Boyd Anderson; Jan. 15: Coral Springs Christian at Sagemont; Jan. 19: Dillard vs. Coral Reef, St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Hialeah Gardens, Deerfield Beach vs. South Miami, American Heritage vs. Sagemont, Coral Springs Christian vs. Miami Norland (Tournament of Champions MLK, Miami Central); Jan. 22: Blanche Ely at Northeast; Jan. 25: American Heritage at Coral Springs Christian; St. Thomas Aquinas at Miramar.

KEY DATES

Nov. 23-24: Thanksgiving Classic (Jacksonville Jackson); Nov. 24: Hoop Exchange Thanks 4 Hoops (Orlando Christian Prep); Dec. 8: Hoop Exchange Center Court (Montverde Academy); Dec. 14-15: Hoop Exchange Southern Series (Sagemont); Dec. 18-22: City of Palms Classic (Fort Myers Bishop Verot); Dec. 19-22: Kreul Classic (Coral Springs City Gymnasium); Dec. 27-29: Junior Orange Bowl Classic (Ronald Reagan/Doral); Dec. 27-29: Derek Harper Classic (Palm Beach Lakes); Dec. 27-30: Great Florida Shootout (Kissimmee Civic Center); Dec. 27-29: Holiday Hoopla (Vero Beach); Dec. 27-29: Rock Holiday Classic (North Broward Prep); Jan. 4-5: Berkeley Prep Shootout (Tampa Berkeley Prep); Jan. 5: Florida Prospects Dante Anderson Memorial (Gainesville Eastside); Jan. 12: Hoop Exchange Gator Stop (Gainesville); Jan. 12: Vince Murray Invitation (Ocala Trinity Catholic); Jan. 18-19: Tournament of Champions Martin Luther King Jr. Classic (Miami Central); Jan. 18-19, 21: MLK Showcase (Jacksonville Edward Waters College); Jan. 30-Feb. 2: BCAA Big 8 Championship (Fort Lauderdale); Feb 4-6, Feb. 8-9: District tournaments; Feb. 14: Regional quarterfinals; Feb. 19: Regional semifinals: Feb. 23: Regional finals; Feb. 26-March 2: FHSAA state finals (The Lakeland Center).

Top 10 teams (8A-5A)

1. Blanche Ely

2. American Heritage

3. Deerfield Beach

4. Dillard

5. St. Thomas Aquinas

6. Northeast

7. Miramar

8. Pines Charter

9. Cypress Bay

10. Fort Lauderdale

Top 10 teams (4A-2A, Indepen.)

1. Sagemont

2. Pine Crest

3. Coral Springs Christian

4. North Broward Prep

5. Cardinal Gibbons

6. University School

7. International School of Broward

8. Chaminade

9. Westminster Academy

10. Coral Springs Charter

Top 15 players (8A-5A)

Malik Price-Martin, Northeast, 6-9, C;

Romello Walker, Dillard, Sr. 6-5, W;

Cedric Wright, Dillard, So. 6-6, F/C;

Dallas Cameron, Blanche Ely, Sr. 6-2, G

Lance Tejada III, Blanche Ely, Jr. 6-2, G.

Terence Johnson, Deerfield Beach, Sr. 6-3, W;

Khalil Thomas, Blanche Ely, Sr. 6-8, F

Drake Lamont, American Heritage, Jr. 6-9, C

Kobe Eubanks, American Heritage, Jr. 6-5, W;

Keyshawn Evans, American Heritage, So. 6-1, G;

Steve Haney, St. Thomas Aquinas, Sr. 6-6, W;

Javaris Jenkins, Deerfield Beach, Sr. 6-6, W;

Richard Lee III, Blanche Ely, Jr. 6-3, W

Justin Satchell, Pines Charter, Sr. 6-7, F

Hannif Cheatham, Pines Charter, So. 6-5, W;

Top 15 players (4A-1A)

Nura Zanna, Coral Springs Christian, 6-6, Sr. F;

Egor Koulechov, Sagemont, 6-6, Sr. W;

Kalvin Kline, Pine Crest, 6-5, Sr. W;

Antonio Vrankovic, Pine Crest, 6-10, So, C;

Maquedius Bain, University Sr. 6-5, Sr. C;

Jose Morales, Cardinal Gibbons, So. 5-10, G

Mikon Hewitt, University, Sr. 5-9, G;

Jordan Cooper, Sagemont, 6-5, Jr. W;

Alaowei Talent, Coral Springs Christian, So. 6-6, W;

Jeffrey Prophete, Coral Springs Christian, 8th grade, 6-2, G;

Vieux Kande, Sagemont, Sr. 6-8, C

Alonzo Taylor, Coral Springs Charter, Jr. 5-10, G

Melvin Brooks Cardinal Gibbons, So. 6-6 , F

Moses Newman, Coral Springs Christian. Jr. 6-8, F

Andre Horne, Sagemont, Sr. 6-7, C

OTHER PLAYERS TO WATCH

American Heritage: Joshua Borders, Lucas McCormick, Jason Massey, Justin Massey; Archbishop McCarthy: Nicolas Thorn, Elie Richard, Alex Gil, David Moya; Blanche Ely: Therrell Gossier, Darrion Allen, James Labadi, Matthew Jackson; Boyd Anderson: Rudy Romaine, Pitcheon Pierre, Marvin Jean Pierre, Diandre Wilson; Cardinal Gibbons: Reggie Goosby; Chaminade: Stefan Brown, Daniel Callahan, Benjy Dumornay, Dylan Ram; Cooper City: Scott Palmer, Eric Siegel, Mikey White; Coral Springs Christian: Lawrence Barnes, Robby Bell, Brandon Spencer; Cypress Bay: Ross Udine; Deerfield Beach: Marcus Owens, Solomon Kelly, Joshua Williams, Vanderbilt Carpenter; Dillard: Denzel Osson, Tyson Grace, Trandon Smith; Douglas: Greg Kacprzak, Zack Miednik, Jason Naide, Jasson Franco; Fort Lauderdale: Tim Murphy, Tyreese Williams, Jeremy Jones, Chris Addison; Highlands Christian: Devin Caputo, Herman Robinson, Tyler Bronson; McArthur: Kareem Harris, Majestic Tejada, Derric Jean, Khalil Millwood; Miramar: Javonte Forbes, Jabari Hill, Peterson Morency, Trevor Lee; Monarch: Andre Serra, Andre Pagan, Shawn Burgess-Becker, Pasquale Burgess-Becker; North Broward: Jacoby Harris, Alex Rifkind, Damon Arnette; Northeast: Hunter Osceola, Corey Mendez, Devante Wiltshire, Isaiah King; Nova: Christian Charles, Vance Houston, Roshane Walker; Pine Crest: Lance Crawford, Peter Buckley, Veerain Gupta, Allen Sachs; Pines Charter: Prince Ali, Marcel Denbow; Piper: Isaiah Treen, Malcolm Williams, James Robinson, Sahir Smith; St. Thomas Aquinas: Jason Wilkinson, John Hunter, Papa N’Diaye, Sidney Umude; Sagemont: Joe Kirby, Nick DeLucia, Sandro Noel; Sheridan Hills: David Jean, Sam Athouriste, Andrew Crampton; Somerset: Raul Guardia, Deion Pierre, Josh Miranda; South Broward: Chris Tracey, Austin Oltime, Brendon Lowrie, Casey Baugh; South Plantation: Michael Green; Stranahan: Rick Reed; Taravella: Dylan Angelo, Elijah Schwartz, Brandon Stewart, Lorenzo Jerome; University: Champe Barton; Jalen Battle, Viroj Kulhri; West Broward: Kevin Rodriguez; Western: Austin Katz, Mark James, Alex Artaza, Dylan Delucia.

FABIAN LYON

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