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A few weeks ago I had the privilege of scouting the National High School Tournament in New York City, the atmosphere was amazing and each day the gym was full of talented fans, media and players. Listed below are our very own awards for their tournament as well as some younger players that have the […]

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I could have titled this article “I don’t give a damn about your shoes”, because it would effectively have the same meaning, but I wanted to approach this subject more subjectively and how it relates to my philosophy for Basketball Elite, why we scout the way we do and how we go about attending events. […]

By Marcus Shockley It’s been a few days since I’ve posted anything and many readers have no doubt noticed that our article publishing schedule has become…well, at best I could call it ‘erratic’. But part of that is because Basketball Elite has slowly been shifting our focus and that trickles down to our publishing schedule. […]

The inaugural NC Top 80 was held on March 29, 2014 in Greensboro, NC and I wasn’t able to fully scout the event due to the fact that we were broadcasting six of the games live on NetCast Sports Network, but I still had quite a few notes and I’m putting up them here broken […]

Mitron Terry (PG, 6’2″, 2014) Webb HS (NC) is a player we’ve mentioned multiple times over the past year, and a player that colleges should be actively recruiting. This past season Terry was more known for playing with UNC commit Isaiah Hicks, but Terry is a solid player in his own right, and has bulked […]

It’s tough for us watching the high school playoffs and championship. We have relationships with so many players and coaches on both teams that while we enjoy every win, we still feel every loss. The state title games this past Saturday were no exception. The above video is of the final second in regulation for […]

Calvin Hermanson and Lake Oswego HS (OR) have gotten respect as the season has progressed. By Marcus Shockley This national high school basketball ranking combines multiple available polls for a period of time into a single poll, and creates a ranking for each team based on their average ranking, number of times they are ranked […]

Oak Hill has struggled – and fallen – since New Year’s. Photo Source: 247sports.com By Marcus Shockley This national high school basketball ranking combines multiple available polls for a period of time into a single poll, and creates a ranking for each team based on their average ranking, number of times they are ranked in […]

St. Anthony’s has risen across all of the rankings. Photo Source: NJ.com By Marcus Shockley This national high school basketball ranking combines multiple available polls for a period of time into a single poll, and creates a ranking for each team based on their average ranking, number of times they are ranked in the various […]

Jabari Parker and Chicago’s Simeon have bounded back up into the top 10. Photo Source: MaxPreps By Marcus Shockley This national high school basketball ranking combines multiple available polls for a period of time into a single poll, and creates a ranking for each team based on their average ranking, number of times they are […]