2013-14 What to Watch

This is the 25th and final preview in my 2013-14 Season Preview Series.  For a list of all the season previews and how they are generated, click here.  For those who don't sift through all the previews, here's a condensed version of the top teams, top players, where to find them and when to find them during the 2013-14 season.  These lists are in no particular order.

10 Metro Area Teams to Watch
  • Apple Valley
  • Osseo
  • Hopkins
  • De La Salle
  • Lakeville North
  • East Ridge
  • Shakopee
  • Champlin Park
  • Roseville
  • Cretin-Derham Hall

10 Metro Area Players to Watch
  • Tyus Jones
  • Reid Travis
  • Jarvis Johnson
  • JP Macura
  • Amir Coffey
  • Ryan Keenan
  • Ian Theisen
  • Wheeler Baker
  • Delshon Strickland
  • Jon Sobaski
10 Metro Area Events To Watch
  • Anoka-Ramsey Classic - Nov 30th at Anoka-Ramsey
  • Apple Valley vs De La Salle - Dec 7th at Hopkins (Girls Tip Off Classic )
  • Apple Valley at Hopkins - Dec 10th
  • Chicago Whitney Young at Apple Valley - Dec 12th (ESPN TV game)
  • Breakdown Tip Off Classic (Boys) - Dec 14th at Minnetonka
  • Timberwolves Shootout - Jan 4th at Target Center
  • Hopkins at Osseo - Feb 11th
  • Apple Valley at Lakeville North - Feb 18th
  • Twin Cities Game - Feb 22nd (St. Paul Site)
  • Section 3AAAA Final - March 6th at Farmington (Apple Valley vs East Ridge projected)

Road Trip of the Year
De La Salle vs Findlay Prep - Sat Dec 28th at Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD

Honorable Mention Road Trips
De La Salle vs Iowa City West (IA) - Jan 19th at La Crosse Center in La Crosse, WI
De La Salle vs View Park (CA) - Dec 21st in Waukesha, WI
Border Battle - Jan 25th in Kaukauna, WI


  1. Holy family has their 2013/2014 roster up at MSHSL....before the tryouts began? Findlay has 4 top 70 2014 . Two rated ahead of Reid. On paper Findlay much more talented then De. Max Preps rates AV ahead of De .

  2. Andre Wallace not in top ten?


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