The CzarPI Explained

The CzarPI, rhymes with RPI, short for The Czar's Power Index, is an advanced RPI calculation used to evaluate teams across the state of Minnesota.  A team's CzarPI value represents the percentage of their season performance compared to a perfect season.  This allows the CzarPI to be a consistent barometer across seasons for historical comparison.

Some fundamental principles of The CzarPI
  • A winless team has a CzarPI of 0.  Wins are ultimately what determines if team A is better than team B so if a team loses, their value cannot be determined.
  • Wins against non-MSHSL teams are not counted as the quality of the win cannot be quantified and this is a comparison of teams playing in the state tournament series.  However, based on the first principle, losses are counted.
    Note: Starting with the 2014-15 season, losses against non-MSHSL teams are no longer counted.  This means that all non-MSHSL games are ignored.
  • Teams with equal records are ordered by the quality of their wins vs their schedule results.
  • The CzarPI is based only on the games played, not games to be played in the future. 
  • The CzarPI will not wash your dog, find the lost city of Atlantis, cure world hunger or fix my morbid obesity.  Like all computerized rankings that do not include a human factor, this ranking should only be as 1 tool of many to evaluate a team.
Some fundamental differences between The CzarPI and the QRF
  • The QRF only takes into account wins and doesn't account for losses when determining the value for a specific game (iQRF).  The full QRF is an average across all games played so losses do count there.  The CzarPI takes into account wins and losses for an individual game and also averages per game results.
  • The QRF only counts opponents wins.  That means a team with 22 wins against a great schedule is treated the same as a team with 22 wins against a weak schedule.  (Note: In 2013-14, it appears the QRF now includes opponent's opponent's wins with a class value).  The CzarPI takes into account the opponents record, the opponents opponents record and the opponents opponents opponents record.
  • The QRF uses class differential.  I agree that class differential can be a valuable criteria when evaluating any game.  However it is my opinion that is not equal statewide.  For example, a class AA team in the metro where there are many private schools with kids from a large area vs a AA public school in the outstate is a major difference.  Therefore, I do not include it in the CzarPI.  
  • Margin of Victory was included in the QRF until the 2011-12 season but is no longer in use.  I also feel that criteria was far too subjective to be used blindly by a calculation so I have never included it in the CzarPI.

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Mr. Basketball Winners

Read more about the history of the award on Wikipedia.



Minnesota's Mr Basketball Winners
YearWinnerThe Finalists
2017McKinley Wright (Champlin Park)Trae Berhow (Watertown-Mayer)
Brad Davison (Maple Grove)
Jordan Horn (Tartan)
Theo John (Champlin Park)
Issac Johnson (Minneapolis North)
Goanar Mar (De La Salle)
Tywhon Pickford (Maple Grove)
Nate Reuvers (Lakeville North)
Jericho Sims (Cristo Rey)
2016Amir Coffey (Hopkins)Johnny Beeninga (Wayzata)
Brock Bertram (Apple Valley)
Michael Hurt (Rochester John Marshall)
Steffon Mitchell (Shakopee)

Final 5 with Czar Commentary
2015JT Gibson (Champlin Park)Sacar Anim (De La Salle)
Bjorn Broman (Lakeview Christian)
Jarvis Johnson (De La Salle)
Marshawn Wilson (Hill-Murray)
2014Tyus Jones (Apple Valley)Wheeler Baker (Osseo)
Brian Goodwin (Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa)
J.P. Macura (Lakeville North)
Reid Travis (De La Salle)
2013Quinton Hooker (Park Center) Anders Broman (Lakeview Christian)
Riley Dearring (Minnetonka)
Aaron Lien (Moorhead)
Graham Woodward (Edina)

Final 5 with Czar Commentary
2012Siyani Chambers (Hopkins)Joey King (Eastview)
Sanjay Lumpkin (Benilde-St. Margaret's)
Johnny Woodard (Duluth East)
Isaiah Zierden (Benilde-St. Margaret's)

Czar Commentary on Final 5
2011Joe Coleman (Hopkins)

Lucas Brown (Roseville)
Shelby Moats  (Waconia)
Kyle Noreen (Minnesota Transitions)
Jake White (Chaska)

Final 20 + Czar Commentary on Final 5
2010Kevin Noreen (Minnesota Transitions)Marshall Bjorklund (Sibley East)
Trevor Gruis (Ellsworth)
Dyami Starks (Duluth East)
Jacob Thomas (Columbia Heights)

Czar Commentary on Final 5
Final 25
2009Royce White (Hopkins) Mike Bruesewitz (Henry Sibley)
Raymond Cowles (Hopkins)
Sam Dower (Osseo)
Jordair Jett (St. Bernard's)

Final 15
2008Jordan Taylor (Benilde-St. Margaret's)Jared Berggren (Princeton)
Michael Floyd (Cretin-Derham Hall)
Cody Schilling (Ellsworth)
Anthony Tucker (Minnetonka)

Final 20
2007Blake Hoffarber (Hopkins)Cole Aldrich (Bloomington Jefferson)
Noah Dahlman (Braham)
Trevor Mbakwe (St. Bernard's)
Alex Rubin (Robbinsdale Armstrong)

Final 20
2006Isaiah Dahlman (Braham)Cory Johnson (Duluth East)
Cameron Rundles (De La Salle)
Bryce Webster (St. Thomas Academy)
Ryan Wittman (Eden Prairie)

30 Nominees
2005Travis Busch (Mounds View)Travis Bledsoe (De La Salle)
Ray Brown (Richfield)
Travis Brown (Richfield)
Urule Igbavboa (Tartan)
Josh Vaughan (Braham)

30 Nominees, 15 Semifinalists
2004Spencer Tollackson (Chaska)Ryan Amoroso (Burnsville)
Eric Coleman (Tartan)
Mitch Henke (Hopkins)
Everette Pedesclaux (Robbinsdale Armstrong)

20 Nominees
2003Kris Humphries (Hopkins)Dan Coleman (Hopkins)
Kevin Henderson (Minneapolis North)
Lawrence McKenzie (Minneapolis Henry)
Kammron Taylor (Minneapolis North)
Eric Webb (Grand Rapids)
2002Stephen King (Holy Angels)Jeff Halbert (White Bear Lake)
Mike Keating (Cretin-Derham Hall)
Zerek Knight (Minneapolis Henry)
Terry Pettis (Minneapolis Henry)
2001Rick Rickert (Duluth East)Alan Anderson (De La Salle)
Eric Crawford (Tartan)
Moe Hargrow (St. Paul Highland Park)
Tim Theis (Shakopee)
2000Adam Boone (Minnetonka)Alex Carlson (Litchfield)
Johnnie Gilbert (Minneapolis Henry)
Jake Sullivan (Tartan)
Tony Travis (Minneapolis Henry)
1999Nick Horvath (Mounds View)Troy Bell (Holy Angels)
Nick Jacobson (Roseville)
Ben Johnson (De La Salle)
Shane Schilling (Minnetonka)
1998Joel Pryzbilla (Monticello)
Darius Lane (Totino-Grace)
Mark Buri (Trinity)
Ryan Iverson (Eden Prairie)
Josh Ziemke (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton)
1997Khalid El-Amin (Minneapolis North)Greg Buth (Edina)
Jared Nuness (Hopkins)
Joe Snowden (Roseville)
Jabbar Washington (Minneapolis North)
1996Mitch Ohnstad (Faribault)Russ Archambault (Sartell)
Javier Collins (St. Thomas Academy)
Luke Jimenez (Redwood Valley)
Jamie Swenson (New London-Spicer)
1995Robert Mestas (Minneapolis Roosevelt)Nathan Holmstadt (Monticello)
Blaine Joerger (Staples-Motley)
Brady Larson (St. Francis)
James Ware (Hopkins)
1994Sam Jacobsen (Park of Cottage Grove)Jeff Ellens (Cretin-Derham Hall)
Marlon McCoy (St. Agnes)
Nate Pelowski (Chaska)
Justin White (Hopkins)
1993Skipp Schaefbauer (Elk River)Bryan Doughty (Anoka)
Arvesta Kelly (Cretin-Derham Hall)
John Thomas (Minneapolis Roosevelt)
Jake Voit (Duluth East)
1992Bret Yonke (Eagan)Darren Dearring (De La Salle)
Sly Johnson (St. Paul Central)
Chad Weeks (Blaine)
Trevor Winter (Slayton)
1991Joel McDonald (Chisholm)Mike Amos (Hopkins)
Brian Carpenter (Minneapolis Washburn)
Jeff Nordgaard (Dawson-Boyd)
Donald Phillips (Minneapolis Roosevelt)
1990Chad Kolander (Owatonna)John Brownfielde (Minnetonka)
Prentiss Perkins (Minneapolis Henry)
Mike VanDenGarde (Bloomington Jefferson)
Russell Wilson (Minneapolis South)
1989Tom Conroy (DeLaSalle)Stewart Cramer (Osseo)
Dana Grimsrud (Rushford)
Juriad Hughes (St. Paul Central)
Jason Johnson (Armstrong)
1988Derek Reuben (Minneapolis North)Mark Arzdorf (Blaine)
Jason Garrow (Marshall)
Bob Martin (Apple Valley)
Mike Polomny (Park Center)
1987Kevin Lynch (Bloomington Jefferson)Dan Bannister (Minneapolis North)
Michael Dearing (St. Paul Central)
Jeff Wirtz (Blaine)
David Zollar (Duluth East)
1986Steve Schlotthauer (Mounds View)Mike Alaspa (Columbia Heights)
Rod Grosse (Irondale)
Mike Hilley (Fergus Falls)
Sam Skarich (St. Cloud Tech)
1985Brett McNeal (Minneapolis North)Peter Anderson (Duluth East)
Damon Dragotis (De La Salle)
Larry Ogden (White Bear Lake)
Joe Regnier (White Bear Lake)
1984Tim Hanson (Prior Lake)Joe Geiger (New Prague)
Tery Kuechle (Armstrong)
Greg Lawson (Blaine)
Paul Westby (Pelican Rapids)
1983Tom Copa (Coon Rapids)Mark Dusbabeck (Faribault)
Keith Hasselquist (Chisago Lakes)
Kevin Treanor (Coon Rapids)
Paul VanDenEide (Willmar)
1982Robb Shelquist (Irondale)Dave Dahlke (Chaska)
Brad Dudek (Duluth East)
Harlan Hill (Minneapolis North)
Tom McDonald (Chisholm)
1981Redd Overton (Minneapolis North)Brian Amman (Richfield)
John Anderson (St. Louis Park)
Todd Anderson (Armstrong)
Barry Wohler (Bird Island-Lake Lillian)
1980Jim Petersen (St. Louis Park)David Gilreath (Marshall U)
Brian Hansen (Duluth East)
Chad Sheets (Moorhead)
Rickey Suggs (St. Paul Central)
1979Randy Breuer (Lake City)
Greg Downing (Duluth Central)
Ben Coleman (Minneapolis North)
Todd Swanson (Rocori)
Mark Wackler (Howard Lake-Waverly)
1978Jim Jensen (Bemidji)Steve Nett (Winona Cotter)
Tim Olson (Orr)
Ted Struger (Fridley Grace)
Bob Winzenburg (Fairmont)
1977Brian Pedersen (Prior Lake)Buck Easterling (Duluth Central)
Andre Griffin (Minneapolis Central)
Tim Wahl (Minneapolis Southwest)
Gary Wolters (Little Falls)
1976Kevin McHale (Hibbing)Greg Boone (Minneapolis Central)
Ronnie Henderson (Marshall U)
Steve Lingenfelter (Bloomington Jefferson)
Doug Pederson (Prior Lake)
1975Gene Glynn (Waseca)Rockne Johnson (Duluth East)
Kevin Mulder (Renville)
Bill Thompson (Mankato West)
Frank Wachlarowicz (Little Falls)

Minnesota Player Rankings

2018
Tre Jones (Apple Valley)
#6 Scout.com
#6 Prep Hoops
#7 Rivals.com
#10 ESPN
#12 247 Sports

Daniel Oturu (Cretin-Derham Hall)
#34 Scout.com
#39 Prep Hoops
#44 ESPN
#58 Rivals.com
#64 247Sports

Jarvis Omersa (Orono)
#139 Prep Hoops
#142 Rivals.com
#154 247Sports

Gabe Kalscheur (De La Salle)
#159 Prep Hoops
#163 247Sports

2019
Matthew Hurt (Rochester John Marshall)
#3 Prep Hoops
#4 Scout.com
#5 Rivals.com
#5 ESPN
#6 247 Sports

Tyrell Terry (De La Salle)
#125 247 Sports
#150 Prep Hoops

2020
Jalen Suggs (Minnehaha Academy)
#2 Scout.com
#2 Prep Hoops
#3 ESPN
#4 Rivals.com
#4 247 Sports

Ben Carlson (East Ridge)
#93 Prep Hoops

Gabe Madsen (Rochester Mayo)
#99 Prep Hoops

Dawson Garcia (Prior Lake)
#108 Prep Hoops

Dain Dainja (Park Center)
#132 Prep Hoops

Blaise Beauchamp (Hopkins)
#170 Prep Hoops

Drake Dobbs (Eden Prairie)
#177 Prep Hoops

Prep Hoops Minnesota Rankings (subscribers only)
Class of 2018
Class of 2019
Class of 2020
Class of 2021 Watchlist

AAU Web Sites

A list of AAU teams from Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin is below. If your team is not listed here, please contact me to have it added. To view tweets about the Minnesota AAU scene from the teams, coaches and local writers including folks like me, click here

Minnesota

2018 Division 1 and 2 Commitments

Class of 2018 Division 1 and 2 Commitments
PlayerHigh SchoolCollege
Justin BalcomeAlexandriaNorthern State (D2)
Jordan BelkaRogersNorthern State (D2)
JaVonni BickhamMinnehaha AcademyDenver
Max BjorklundOronoBemidji State (D2)
Jarius CookPark CenterNorth Dakota State
Joe HedstromHopkinsWisconsin (4 for 5)
Michael JonesWoodburyDavidson
Tre JonesApple ValleyDuke
Trever KaiserDassel-CokatoU of Mary (D2)
Gabe KalscheurDe La SalleMinnesota
Owen KingCaledoniaSouth Dakota State
Cody LandwehrSauk Rapids-RiceBemidji State (D2)
Luke MartensApple ValleyWinona State (D2)
Shae MitchellLakeville SouthUW-Milwaukee
Daniel OturuCretin-Derham HallMinnesota
Jake PhippsAnokaSW Minnesota State (D2)
Mitch PlombonSt. Cloud CathedralWinona State (D2)
Michael SchaeferSt. Cloud CathedralAugustana (D2)
Jarvis ThomasOronoMinnesota
Eric TiedmanJordanAugustana (D2)
Calvin WishartDelanoGeorgia Southern
Ethan YousoVirginiaMinnesota-Duluth (D2)

Class of 2019 Division 1 and 2 Commitments
PlayerHigh SchoolCollege
Jacob BeeningaWayzataMinnesota-Moorhead (D2)
Jaeden KingCretin-Derham HallAugustana (D2)

2017 Holiday Tournaments

Here's a list of the 2017 holiday tournaments in the metro area and where metro area teams will be playing.  Schedules and teams will be updated as they become available.  If you have info on one of these tournaments that isn't posted, please feel free to contact me to have it added.

3-Day Tournaments

Augsburg Holiday Classic, Dec 21-23 (Final Day is 12,2,4 and 6 PM)
St. Paul Johnson vs Fridley - 4 PM
Hopkins vs Schaeffer Academy - 8 PM
Minnehaha vs Mayer Lutheran - 2 PM
Eastview vs Minneapolis Southwest - 6 PM

Calvin Christian, Dec 27-29
AFSA, Chesterton, Learning for Leadership, Liberty Classical, West Lutheran, ??, ?? and Calvin Christian

Trinity, Dec 27-29
Bloomington Kennedy, Cristo Rey, Minneapolis Edison, St. Agnes, St. Paul Harding, St. Paul Prep/HSRA, St. Paul Washington and Trinity

2-Day Tournaments

Hamline, Dec 21-22

Thursday - Dec 21
Breck vs Walden Grove, AZ- 6 PM
Wayzata vs Orono - 8 PM

Friday - Dec 22
Orono vs Walden Grove, AZ - 6 PM???
Wayzata vs Breck - 8 PM

Bethel Tournaments, Dec 27-28
Group 1:
St. Louis Park vs Eagan - 12/27 6 PM
Totino-Grace vs Roseville - 12/17 7:45 PM
3rd place - 12/28 4:15 PM
1st place - 12/28 7:45 PM

Group 2:
St. Paul Central vs Bloomington Jefferson - 12/27 2:30 PM
Mounds View vs Maranatha - 12/27 - 4:15 PM
3rd Place - 12/28 2:30 PM
1st Place - 12/28 6 PM

Coon Rapids, Dec 28-29
Minneapolis South vs St. Croix Prep - 5 PM
Simley at Coon Rapids - 7 PM

Eden Prairie, Dec 27 and 29
Day 1 - Dec 27
Shakopee vs Edina, 6 PM
Chaska at Eden Prairie, 7:30 PM

Day 2 - Dec 29
Shakopee vs Chaska, 6 PM
Edina at Eden Prairie, 7:30 PM

Hastings, Dec 28-29 (5 and 7 PM)
Farmington, Irondale, Prescott (WI) and Hastings

Lakeville North, Dec 28-29 
Forest Lake vs Austin - 6 PM
Henry Sibley at Lakeville North - 7:45 PM

Minneapolis North, Dec 27-28?
Brooklyn Center, Cleveland, 1 other and Minneapolis North

Mounds Park Academy, Dec 27-28
Nova Classical Academy, Math and Science Academy, Spectrum and Mounds Park Academy

North Lakes Academy, Dec 28-29 
Charter Stars, Christian Life, New Century Academy and North Lakes

South St. Paul, Dec 28-29 
Red Wing vs St. Anthony - 5 PM
St. Paul Humboldt at South St. Paul - 7 PM

University of St. Thomas, Dec 27-28
Dec 27
Holy Angels vs Waconia - 4:30 PM
Wayzata vs Maple Grove - 6:15 PM
St. Thomas Academy vs Hopkins - 8:00 PM

Dec 28
Holy Angels vs Maple Grove - 4:30 PM
Hopkins vs Waconia - 6:15 PM
St. Thomas Academy vs Wayzata - 8:00 PM

OTHER METRO AREA TEAMS
  • Anoka at Perham Tourney, Dec 27-28
  • Burnsville and Minnetonka at Owatonna Tourney, Dec 27-28
  • Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity at Glencoe-Silver Lake Tourney - Dec 27-28 
  • Richfield and Park at Grand Rapids Tourney, Dec 27-28 
  • Legacy at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Tourney, Dec 27-28
  • Concordia Academy at St. Cloud Cathedral Tourney, Dec 27-29  
  • Stillwater at Buffalo Tourney,  Dec 28-29
  • Andover, Chanhassen, Osseo and Minneapolis Henry at Hibbing Tourney, Dec 28-30
  • Columbia Heights, East Ridge, Mahtomedi, Minneapolis Washburn, Robbinsdale Armstrong, Robbinsdale Cooper and White Bear Lake at Rochester Rotary Classic, Dec 28-29
  • New Life at Cannon Falls/Randolph Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • Apple Valley, Champlin Park, Cretin-Derham Hall, Lakeville South, Minnehaha, Park Center and Woodbury at Granite City Classic (St. Cloud), Dec 29-30  
  • Prior Lake, Prairie Seeds and De La Salle at Mike Miller Classic, Dec 28-30
  • Heritage Christian Academy at Esko Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • Tartan at St. James Tourney, Dec 29-30

2017-2018 Polls

Here are polls that follow Minnesota high school boys basketball. This includes local, statewide and regional polls with a mention of national polls if applicable.

2017-2018 LOCAL POLLS

Preseason Poll Minnesota Basketball News
 
Star Tribune Metro Top 10 Preseason

2017-18 Conference and Section Previews

My previews of the Twin Cities metro area conferences and sections for the 2017-2018 season.

Conferences
Sections
IMACNW Suburban
4A2AAAA
LakeSt. Paul City
4AA3AAAA
Metro EastSouth Suburban
5AA4AAAA
Metro WestSuburban East
3AAA5AAAA
Minneapolis CityTri-Metro
4AAA6AAAA
MCAATwin Cities Athletic
Division A
Divisions B and C

6AAA 7AAAA


Independents
1AAAA8AAAA
What to watch in 2017-2018

A note on how these previews are created.  There are based mostly on my personal observations of the teams and players over the last season or more.  While the results are sometimes comically good or bad, I take pride in the fact that the previews are at least not subject to the bias of the individual teams, players or coaches.

2017 Fall Schedule

Fall Exposure Camps
  • Minnesota Comets Fall Exposure Camp - Sunday Sept 10 at College of St. Benedict
  • Prep Hoops Top 250 Expo - Saturday Sept 23 at Colin Powell Center
  • Minnesota Select Fall Exposure Camp - Sunday Oct 1 at Lakeville South HS 
2017 Fall League Schedule
WeekSaturdaySunday
Sep 2/3
The League
Sep 9/10MagicThe League
Magic
MYAS
Sep 16/17Magic

The League
Magic
MYAS
Sep 23/24Magic

The League
Magic
MYAS
Sept 30/Oct 1Magic
MBA Session 1
Magic
MYAS
Oct 7/8Magic
MBA Session 1
Magic
MYAS Fall Championships
Oct 14/15MBA Session 1MYAS
Oct 21/22
Breakdown
MBA Session 2
MYAS
Oct 28/29
Breakdown
MBA Session 2
MYAS
Nov 4/5
Breakdown
MBA Session 2
Nov 11/12
Breakdown

League Notes:
  • The League is run by Hardwood Elite and held Sunday Nights in September.  New location this season is Eden Prairie.
  • Magic Fall League is held at Bloomington Jefferson and Bloomington Kennedy.
  • Breakdown Fall League will have 5 sites for metro area teams.  They are Bloomington Jefferson, Bloomington Kennedy, Hopkins, Park of Cottage Grove and St. Michael-Albertville
  • MBA Session 1 is at Lakeville South
  • MBA Session 2 is at Holy Family.
  • MYAS uses multiple locations throughout the metro. Those sites and teams vary from week to week.

CZARCAST

The Czar's weekly podcast with Alex Conover talking about local hoops.  Links to each podcast are included below.

Edition 7 (2/20/17): Thoughts on the Mr Basketball controversy, MIAC playoffs and top performers.

Edition 6 (2/5/17): Talk about Daniel Oturu's pledge to Minnesota and AAU scheduling.

Edition 5 (1/20/17):  Thoughts on TCAC game visits, point guard play plus Badgers/Gophers and Packers playoff hopes.

Edition 4 (12/29/16):  Bethel Tourney thoughts, teams that have impressed early, TWolves and Czar disses Post Malone.

Edition 3 (12/10/16): Review of the Breakdown Tipoff Classic and a brief preview of the 2nd full week of games of the season.

Edition 2 (12/7/16): Review of the boys games at the Breakdown Girls Tipoff Classic and top performances from week 1.  Plus a preview of the top event of the year, the Breakdown Tipoff Classic.

Edition 1 (11/26/16): Review of the Cretin-Derham Hall jamboree and preview of the boys games at the Breakdown Girls Tipoff Classic.

2017 Division 1 and 2 Commitments

Class of 2017 Division 1 & 2 Commitments
PlayerHigh SchoolCollege
Gavin BaumgartnerWayzataMinnesota-Moorhead (D2)
Jesse BerghLake Park-AudubonMinnesota-Moorhead (D2)
Trae BerhowWatertown-MayerPepperdine
Jameson BryanEastviewAugustana (D2)
Cody CarlsonDuluth EastConcordia-St. Paul (D2)
Owen ChoseEden PrairieStonehill (MA) (D2)
Brad DavisonMaple GroveWisconsin
Ishmael El-AminHopkinsBall State
Parker FoxMahtomediNorthern State (D2)
Chase GrindeSpring GroveU of Sioux Falls (D2)
Jake GuseWasecaMinnesota State (D2)
Myles HansonChaskaColumbia
Kade HartFaribaultBemidji State (D2)
Jordan HornTartanSiena
Jack HutchinsonMaple GroveIowa State (walk-on)
Ethan IgbanugoLakeville NorthNorth Dakota (walk-on)
Bryce IrsfeldBrowervilleMinnesota-Moorhead (D2)
Theo JohnChamplin ParkMarquette
Issac JohnsonMinneapolis NorthWestern Illinois
Andrew KallmanChaskaNorthern State (D2)
Losini KamaraPark CenterIdaho
Rocky KreuserTotino-GraceNorth Dakota State
Alec LoehrRosemountNavy
Luke LoehrRosemountNavy
Weston Baker MagrathMarshallNebraska-Kearney (D2)
Goanar MarDe La SalleGeorge Mason
Zac OlsonWaterville-Elysian-MorristownU of Mary (D2)
Tywhon PickfordMaple GroveNorthern Iowa
Nate ReuversLakeville NorthWisconsin
Tyler RiemersmaBloomington JeffersonNavy
Jericho SimsCristo ReyTexas
Brian SitzmannPrior LakeMinnesota-Crookston (D2)
Mitchell SuekerMarshallSouth Dakota School of Mines (D2)
Derek ThompsonROCORIBemidji State (D2)
Race ThompsonRobbinsdale ArmstrongIndiana
Isaiah WaldenRochester John MarshallWinona St (D2)
Jimmy VollbrechtJordanMinnesota-Duluth (D2)
McKinley WrightChamplin ParkDayton
Colorado
Simon WrightHopkinsElon

2016 Holiday Tournaments

Here's a list of the 2016 holiday tournaments in the metro area and where metro area teams will be playing.  Schedules and teams will be updated as they become available.  If you have info on one of these tournaments that isn't posted, please feel free to contact me to have it added.

3-Day Tournaments

Augsburg Holiday Classic, Dec 28-30
Dec 28th
3 PM - Minnehaha vs Minneapolis Southwest
5 PM - St. Paul Johnson vs Centennial
7 PM - Eastview vs Hopkins

Dec 29th
3 PM - Minneapolis Southwest vs Eastview
5 PM - Hopkins vs St. Paul Johnson
7 PM - Centennial vs Minnehaha

Dec 30th
3 PM - Eastview vs Centennial
5 PM - St. Paul Johnson vs Minneapolis Southwest
7 PM - Minnehaha vs Hopkins

Calvin Christian, Dec 27-29
Cook County vs Charter Stars 1:30 PM
AFSA vs Heritage Academy/Wellstone 3:30 PM
Liberty Classical Academy vs West Lutheran 5:30 PM
Chesterton Academy at Calvin Christian 7:30 PM

Tartan, Dec 27-29
Forest Lake vs Cristo Rey - 2:45 PM
Carmel Catholic (IL) vs Rogers - 6:15 PM
St. Paul Como Park vs Spring Lake Park - 4:30 PM
Chisago Lakes at Tartan - 8:00 PM

Trinity, Dec 28-30
Day 1
St. Paul Harding vs Hope - 2:00 PM
Edison vs St. Agnes - 3:45 PM
St. Paul Washington at Trinity - 5:30 PM

Day 2
Loser of Game 1 vs Game 2 - 2:00 PM
Winner of Game 1 vs Loser Game 3 - 3:45 PM
Winner of Game 2 vs Winner of Game 3 - 5:30 PM

Day 3
5th Place - 2:00 PM
3rd Place - 3:45 PM
Championship - 5:30 PM

2-Day Tournaments

Bethel #1 Dec 27-28
St. Paul Central vs Minnetonka 6 PM
Roseville vs Bloomington Jefferson 7:45 PM

3rd Place 12/28 2:30 PM
1st Place 12/28 7:45 PM

Bethel #2, Dec 28-29
St. Louis Park vs Eagan 4:15 PM
St. Francis vs Mounds View 6:00 PM

3rd Place 6 PM 12/29
1st Place 7:45 PM 12/29

Eden Prairie, Dec 27 and 29
Dec 27th
Chaska vs Edina 6 PM
Shakopee at Eden Prairie 7:30 PM

Dec 29th
Chaska vs Shakopee 6 PM
Edina at Eden Prairie 7:30 PM (Conference game)

Hastings, Dec 29-30
Farmington vs Prescott (WI)  5 PM
Irondale at Hastings 7 PM

Lakeville North, Dec 28-29
Robbinsdale Armstrong vs Northfield 6 PM
Benilde-St. Margaret's at Lakeville North 7:45 PM

Minneapolis North (Above the Rim Classic), Dec 28-29
Day 1
Red Lake vs Michele Clark Prep - 5:30 PM
Brooklyn Center at Minneapolis North - 7:00 PM

Day 2
Brooklyn Center vs Michele Clark Prep - 5:30 PM
Red Lake at Minneapolis North - 7:00 PM

Mounds Park Academy, Dec 28-29
Math and Science vs Spectrum - 5:00 PM
Nova Classical at Mounds Park Academy - 7:00 PM

North Lakes Academy, Dec 28-29
Bethany vs Christian Life 3 PM
Groves Academy at North Lakes Academy 7 PM

South St. Paul, Dec 28-29
Park vs St. Paul Humboldt 5 PM
St. Anthony at South St. Paul 7 PM

University of St. Thomas, Dec 27-29 (all games 7 PM)
Dec 27th - Park Center vs Cretin-Derham Hall
Dec 28th - Park Center vs Wazyata
Dec 29th - Wayzata vs Cretin-Derham Hall

OTHER METRO AREA TEAMS
  • Blake at Cloquet Tourney, Dec 27-28
  • Coon Rapids and St. Paul Highland Park at Grand Rapids Tourney, Dec 27-28
  • Columbia Heights and Providence at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Tourney, Dec 27-28 
  • Heritage at Perham Tourney, Dec 27-28
  • Concordia Academy at St. Cloud Cathedral Tourney, Dec 27-29
  • St. Croix Lutheran at Bethany Lutheran Tourney, Dec 27-29
  • Fridley and Holy Angels at Faribault Tourney, Dec 28-29 
  • St. Croix Prep at Glencoe-Silver Lake Tourney, Dec 28-29
  • Chanhassen, Andover and Totino-Grace at Hibbing Tourney, Dec 28-30
  • Apple Valley, Champlin Park, Lakeville South, Maple Grove, and Woodbury at Granite City Classic (St. Cloud), Dec 29-30
  • Bloomington Kennedy, Burnsville, East Ridge, Henry Sibley, Mahtomedi, Minneapolis Washburn, Robbinsdale Cooper, Rosemount, St. Thomas Academy and White Bear Lake at Rochester Rotary Classic, Dec 29-30
  • De La Salle, Minneapolis Henry and Prairie Seeds Academy at Mike Miller Classic, Dec 29-30
  • Hill-Murray at Fergus Falls Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • Osseo and Stillwater at Moorhead Tourney, Dec 29-30 
  • Legacy at Mountain Lake Tourney, Dec 29-30 
  • Maranatha at Annandale Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • New Life at Cannon Falls/Randolph Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • Simley at Winona State Tourney, Dec 29-30

2016-2017 Polls

Here are polls that follow Minnesota high school boys basketball. This includes local, statewide and regional polls with a mention of national polls if applicable.

2016-2017 LOCAL POLLS
Week 14 3/10/2017 Minnesota Basketball News FINAL

Class AAAA
  1. Champlin Park
  2. Maple Grove
  3. Apple Valley
  4. Lakeville North
  5. Wayzata
  6. Hopkins
  7. East Ridge
  8. Tartan 
  9. Robbinsdale Armstrong
  10. Woodbury
Class AAA
  1. DeLaSalle
  2. Austin
  3. Mahtomedi
  4. Orono
  5. Marshall
  6. Minneapolis Henry
  7. Waconia
  8. St. Thomas Academy
  9. Columbia Heights
  10. Totino-Grace
Class AA
  1. Minnehaha
  2. Caledonia
  3. Melrose
  4. Crosby-Ironton
  5. St. Cloud Cathedral
  6. Esko
  7. Perham
  8. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown
  9. New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva
  10. Watertown-Mayer
Class A
  1. Minneapolis North
  2. Nevis
  3. Central MN Christian
  4. Goodhue
  5. Springfield
  6. Red Lake
  7. Spring Grove
  8. Ada-Borup
  9. Red Rock Central
  10. Heritage Christian
Preseason Poll 11/28/2016 Minnesota Basketball News
Class AAAA
  1. Champlin Park
  2. Lakeville North
  3. Hopkins
  4. Maple Grove
  5. Cretin-Derham Hall
  6. Apple Valley
  7. Woodbury
  8. Lakeville South
  9. Tartan
  10. Chaska
Class AAA
  1. DeLaSalle
  2. Fergus Falls
  3. Delano
  4. Minneapolis Henry
  5. Marshall
  6. Austin
  7. Mahtomedi
  8. Grand Rapids
  9. Alexandria
  10. Orono
Class AA
  1. Caledonia
  2. Minnehaha
  3. Annandale
  4. Jackson County Central
  5. Esko
  6. Crosby-Ironton
  7. Eden Valley-Watkins
  8. St. Cloud Cathedral
  9. Perham
  10. St. Charles
Class A
  1. Minneapolis North
  2. Red Lake
  3. Central MN Christian
  4. Browerville - Eagle Valley
  5. Spring Grove
  6. Lake Park-Audubon
  7. Goodhue
  8. Springfield
  9. Nevis
  10. Hillcrest Lutheran
Star Tribune Metro Top 10 Preseason (12/5/06)
  1. Champlin Park
  2. Hopkins
  3. Maple Grove
  4. Lakeville North
  5. Apple Valley
  6. DeLaSalle
  7. Cretin-Derham Hall
  8. Tartan
  9. Chaska
  10. Minnehaha Academy

2016-17 Conference and Section Previews

My previews of the Twin Cities metro area conferences and sections for the 2016-2017 season.

Conferences
Sections
IMAC NW Suburban
4A 2AAAA
Lake St. Paul City
4AA 3AAAA
Metro East South Suburban
5AA East 4AAAA
Metro West Suburban East
3AAA 5AAAA
Minneapolis City Tri-Metro
4AAA 6AAAA
MCAA Twin Cities Athletic
Division A
Divisions B & C

6AAA 7AAAA


Independents
1AAAA8AAAA
What to watch in 2016-2017

A note on how these previews are created.  There are based mostly on my personal observations of the teams and players over the last season or more.  While the results are sometimes comically good or bad, I take pride in the fact that the previews are at least not subject to the bias of the individual teams, players or coaches.

2016 Fall Schedule

Fall Exposure Camps
  • Minnesota Comets Fall Exposure Camp - Sunday Sept 11 at Sauk Rapids-Rice HS
  • Prep Hoops Top 250 Expo - Saturday Sept 17 at Colin Powell Center
  • MBA Fall Showcase - Saturday Oct 1 at Lakeville South HS
  • Minnesota Select Fall Exposure Camp - Sunday Oct 9 at Lakeville South HS
2016 Fall League Schedule
WeekSaturdaySunday
Sep 3/4
The League
Sep 10/11MagicMagic
The League
Sep 17/18Magic

Magic
MYAS
The League
Sep 24/25Magic

Magic
MYAS
The League
Oct 1/2Magic
MBA
Magic
MYAS
Oct 8/9Magic
MBA
Magic
MYAS
Oct 15/16MBAMYAS
Oct 22/23MBABreakdown
MYAS
Minnetonka
Oct 29/30MBABreakdown
MYAS
Minnetonka
Nov 5/6MBABreakdown
MYAS
MInnetonka
Nov 12/13
Breakdown
Minnetonka

League Notes:
  • The League is run by Hardwood Elite and held Sunday Nights in September at Colin Powell Center.  Game times are 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM
  • MBA Fall League is held at Lakeville South for the 1st 4 weeks.  Then Apple Valley, Minnehaha and Coon Rapids.
  • Magic Fall League is held at Bloomington Jefferson and Bloomington Kennedy
  • Breakdown Fall League will have 5 sites for metro area teams.  They are Bloomington Jefferson, Bloomington Kennedy, Hopkins, Woodbury and St. Michael-Albertville
  • MYAS uses multiple locations throughout the metro. Those sites and teams vary from week to week.
  • Minnetonka Fall League will also use Minnetonka Middle School East on October 30th.  All dates include Minnetonka High School.

2016 Timberwolves Shootout Schedule

Here are the games for the 2016 Timberwolves Shootout on Saturday January 2nd, 2016 before the Timberwolves vs Milwaukee game.
  • 9:15 AM - Champlin Park vs Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln (IA)
  • 11:00 AM - Rochester John Marshall vs Milwaukee Riverside (WI)
  • 12:45 PM - Maple Grove vs Iowa City West (IA)
  • 2:30 PM - Apple Valley vs Lausanne (TN)
Minnesota Featured Players
  • Theo John (F, 2017) - Champlin Park
  • McKinley Wright (G, 2017) - Champlin Park
  • Michael Hurt (F, 2016) - Rochester John Marshall (Minnesota Commit)
  • Matthew Hurt (F, 2019) - Rochester John Marshall
  • Reed Nikko (F, 2016) - Maple Grove
  • Brad Davison (G, 2017) - Maple Grove
  • Gary Trent (W, 2017) - Apple Valley
  • Brock Bertram (C, 2016) - Apple Valley
  • Tre Jones (PG, 2018) - Apple Valley
Non-Minnesota Featured Players
  • Tony Bonner (F, 2016) - Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln
  • Terrance Lewis (W, 2017) - Milwaukee Riverside
  • Carlos Curtis (G, 2018) - Milwaukee Riverside
  • Connor McCaffrey (G, 2017) - Iowa City West (Iowa Commit)
  • Tanner Lohaus (F, 2016) - Iowa City West (UNI Commit)
  • Devontae Lane (G, 2017) - Iowa City West
  • Wali Parks (F, 2016) - Iowa City West (Indian Hills JUCO commit)
  • Patrick McCaffrey (G, 2019) - Iowa City West

2016 Divison 1 and 2 Committments

Class of 2016 Division 1 & 2 Commitments
PlayerHigh SchoolCollege
Sam BakerBenilde-St. Margaret'sWinona State (D2)
Johnny BeeningaWayzataMinnesota-Moorhead (D2)
Bodey BehrendsJackson County CentralAugustana (D2)
Brock BertramApple ValleyBuffalo
Carter BrooksLakeville NorthConcordia-St. Paul (D2)
Seth CoattaMinnetonkaNorth Dakota State
Amir CoffeyHopkinsMinnesota
Cole DahlNorthern FreezeNorthern State (D2)
Logan DreierMayer LutheranBlack Hills State (SD) (D2)
Nick DufaultWasecaSW Minnesota State (D2)
Kody DwyerZimmermanMinot State (D2)
Luke HarrisNorthfieldMinnesota-Duluth (D2)
Michael HurtRochester John MarshallMinnesota
Charlie IrmigerMinneapolis WashburnWinona St (D2)
Cameron KirkseyApple ValleyMinnesota State (D2)
Landon KirkwoodBrooklyn CenterCal State Fullerton
Matt KreklowDelanoU of Mary (D2)
Trenton KruegerSt. Croix LutheranMinnesota-Duluth (D2)
Dominic MillerProvidence AcademyU of Mary (D2) (walk-on)
Will MoretonEdinaStonehill (MA) (D2)
Ade MurkeySt. Croix LutheranDenver
Reed NikkoMaple GroveMissouri
Chris OlsonBrahamMinnesota-Moorhead (D2)
Tessy PalFridleyU of Sioux Falls (D2)
Tyler PetersonCentennialSouth Dakota
Dalante PeytonSt. Paul AcademyWinona State (D2)
Aage RovneySt. Croix LutheranBemidji State (D2)
Brady RudrudEden PrairieMinnesota (walk-on)
Ben SchererBlaineMinnesota-Duluth (D2)
Austin SlaterWayzataU of Sioux Falls (D2)
Jack StensgardSimleySouth Dakota (walk-on)
Lucas WalfordNew PragueAugustana (D2)
Allen WilsonRogersNewman (KS) (D2)

2015-16 Holiday Tournaments

Here's a list of the 2015 holiday tournaments in the metro area and where metro area teams will be playing.  Schedules and teams will be updated as they become available.  If you have info on one of these tournaments that isn't posted, please feel free to contact me to have it added.

3-Day Tournaments

Augsburg Holiday Classic, Dec 29-31

Dec 29
Minnehaha vs Sibley 3 PM
Chanhassen vs Johnson 5 PM
Eastview vs Hopkins 7 PM

Dec 30
Eastview vs Sibley 3 PM
Hopkins vs Chanhanssen 5 PM
Johnson vs Minnehaha 7 PM

Dec 31
Johnson vs Sibley 12 PM
Chanhassen vs Eastview 2 PM
Hopkins vs Minnehaha 4 PM

Calvin Christian, Dec 28-30 (1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30)
Liberty Classical vs West Lutheran
Carlton vs Lake Park-Audubon
Charter Stars vs Learning for Leadership
Chesterton Academy at Calvin Christian 

Tartan, Dec 28-30 (2:45, 4:30, 6:15, 8:00)
Lakeville South vs Chisago Lakes 2:45 PM
Carmel Catholic (IL) vs Centennial 6:15 PM
Forest Lake vs Glencoe-Silver Lake 4:30 PM
Spring Lake Park at Tartan 8 PM

Trinity, Dec 28-30 (2:00, 3:45, 5:30, 7:15)
MN Transitions vs Fair
St. Paul Humboldt vs St. Agnes
St. Croix Prep vs St. Paul Harding
St. Paul Washington at Trinity

2-Day Tournaments

Bethel #1 Dec 28-29
Bloomington Jefferson vs Andover 6 PM
Mahtomedi vs Mounds View 7:45 PM

12/29: 3rd place 2:30 PM
Championship 7:45 PM

Bethel #2, Dec 29-30
Eagan vs Minnetonka  4:15 PM
Totino-Grace vs Roseville 6 PM

12/30: 3rd place 6 PM
Championship 7:45 PM

Catholic Spirit (at U of St. Thomas), Dec 28-29 (6:00 and 7:45)
Hill-Murray vs St. Thomas Academy
Park Center vs Cretin-Derham Hall

Eden Prairie, Dec 29-30 (6:00 and 7:30)
Shakopee vs St. Francis
Chaska at Eden Prairie

Fridley, Dec 29-30
Coon Rapids, Fridley, Minneapolis Southwest and St. Paul Como Park

Hastings, Dec 29-30 (5:00 and 7:00)
Irondale vs New Prague
Prescott (WI) at Hastings

Lakeville North, Dec 29-30 (6:00 and 7:30)
Robbinsdale Armstrong vs Northfield
Holy Family at Lakeville North

Mounds Park Academy, Dec 29-30 (5:00 and 7:00)
Math and Science vs Nova Classical
Spectrum at Mounds Park Academy
3rd place game is 3:00 Dec 30th

North Lakes Academy, Dec 28-29
Bethany vs Christian Life 3 PM
Groves Academy at North Lakes Academy 7 PM

St. Louis Park, Dec 29-30 (6:00 and 7:30)
Edina vs Delano
Mound-Westonka at St. Louis Park

South St. Paul, Dec 29-30 (5:00 and 7:00)
Richfield vs St. Paul Highland Park
Park at South St. Paul

OTHER METRO AREA TEAMS
  • Apple Valley, Champlin Park, Maple Grove, Minneapolis North and Wayzata at Granite City Classic (St. Cloud), Dec 29-30
  • Bloomington Kennedy, Burnsville, East Ridge, Prior Lake, Robbinsdale Cooper, Rosemount, White Bear Lake and Woodbury at Rochester Rotary Classic, Dec 29-30
  • De La Salle and Minneapolis Henry at Mike Miller Classic, Dec 28-29
  • Blake and St. Paul Central at Cloquet Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • Heritage, Minneapolis Washburn and Simley at Winona State Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • St. Croix Lutheran at Bethany Lutheran Tourney, Dec 26, 28 and 29
  • Concordia Academy at St. Cloud Cathedral Tourney, Dec 28-30
  • Stillwater at Moorhead Tourney, Dec 29-30 
  • Providence and Hope Academy at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Tourney, Dec 29-30
  • Holy Angels at Faribault Tourney, Dec 29-30 
  • Maranatha at Perham Tourney, Dec 28-29
  • Osseo at Knight-Bison Tourney, Dec 30-31 (at Buffalo and STMA)

2015-2016 Polls

Here are polls that follow Minnesota high school boys basketball. This includes local, statewide and regional polls with a mention of national polls if applicable.

2015-2016 LOCAL POLLS

Minnesota Basketball News Poll - Feb 24, 2016

Class AAAA
  1. Apple Valley (1)
  2. Osseo (2)
  3. Hopkins (3)
  4. Maple Grove (4)
  5. Shakopee (6)
  6. Chaska (7)
  7. Lakeville North (8)
  8. Woodbury (9)
  9. Champlin Park (5)
  10. Wayzata (NR)
Dropped Out: Rochester John Marshall (10)

Class AAA
  1. De La Salle (1)
  2. Red Wing (2)
  3. Marshall (3)
  4. Austin (4)
  5. Delano (5)
  6. Minneapolis Henry (7)
  7. Orono (8)
  8. Waconia (6)
  9. Fergus Falls (NR)
  10. Benilde-St. Margaret's (9)
Dropped Out: Northfield (10)

Class AA
  1. St. Croix Lutheran (1)
  2. Caledonia (2)
  3. Melrose (7)
  4. Braham (6)
  5. Lake City (3)
  6. Minnehaha Academy (5)
  7. St. Charles (4)
  8. Esko (8)
  9. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (9)
  10. Maple River (10)
Dropped Out: None

Class A
  1. Minneapolis North (1)
  2. Spring Grove (2)
  3. Hillcrest Lutheran (3)
  4. Central MN Christian (4)
  5. Browerville/Eagle Valley (5)
  6. Rushford-Peterson (6)
  7. Red Lake (7)
  8. Cass Lake-Bena (8)
  9. North Woods (NR)
  10. Pine River-Backus (NR)
Dropped Out: Battle Lake (9), Murray County Central (10)

PRESEASON POLLS

Minneapolis Star Tribune Preseason Top 10 - Nov 24, 2015
  1. Apple Valley
  2. Hopkins
  3. Maple Grove
  4. Eden Prairie
  5. Wayzata
  6. Champlin Park
  7. Tartan
  8. De La Salle
  9. Lakeville North
  10. Shakopee
Preseason Minnesota Basketball News Poll - Nov 18, 2015

Class AAAA
  1. Apple Valley
  2. Hopkins
  3. Maple Grove
  4. Eden Prairie
  5. Wayzata
  6. Champlin Park
  7. Tartan
  8. Lakeville North
  9. Rochester John Marshall
  10. Shakopee
Class AAA
  1. De La Salle
  2. Marshall
  3. Rocori
  4. Mankato East
  5. St. Paul Johnson
  6. Mahtomedi
  7. Northfield
  8. Hermantown
  9. Benilde-St.Margaret's
  10. Minneapolis Henry
Class AA
  1. Melrose
  2. Minnehaha Academy
  3. St. Croix Lutheran
  4. Braham
  5. Caledonia
  6. St. Paul Academy
  7. Esko
  8. Jackson County Central
  9. Lake City
  10. Albany
Class A
  1. Minneapolis North
  2. Central MN Christian
  3. Battle Lake
  4. Spring Grove
  5. MN Transitions
  6. Rushford-Peterson
  7. Browerville
  8. Heritage Christian Academy
  9. Springfield
  10. Cass Lake-Bena

2015-16 Conference and Section Previews

My previews of the Twin Cities metro area conferences and sections for the 2015-2016 season.

Conferences
Sections
EMACNW Suburban
4A2AAAA
IMACSt. Paul City
4AA3AAAA
Lake South Suburban
5AA East4AAAA
Metro EastSuburban East
3AAA 5AAAA
Metro WestTri-Metro
4AAA6AAAA
Minneapolis CityRest of the Metro
6AAA7AAAA
MCAA

1AAAA8AAAA
What to watch in 2015-2016

A note on how these previews are created.  There are based mostly on my personal observations of the teams and players over the last season or more.  While the results are sometimes comically good or bad, I take pride in the fact that the previews are at least not subject to the bias of the individual teams, players or coaches.