USA TODAY High School Sports will reveal the preseason Super 25 boys basketball rankings as part of “Super 25 in 25,” with one team revealed each hour beginning at noon ET on Thursday and continuing through Friday.
No. 4: ADVANCED PREP INTERNATIONAL
2014-2015 record: New team
Final Super 25: N/A
The Bulldogs are a new team, but its players are all well known.
Start with Alabama commit Terrance Ferguson, an elite senior 6-5 shooting guard and junior elite power forward Billy Preston, who was a standout during summer AAU play.
Other key players: senior 6-6 small forward Mark Vital, a Baylor commit and Lake Charles, La., native who played for Prime Prep last season; junior 6-2 guard Trevon Duval, who averaged 15 points a game at St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark) last season; Cincinnati commit Nysier Brooks, a 6-9 senior center who transferred from Life Center (Burlington, N.J.); and Stevie Jordan, a point guard who averaged 16.8 points a game for Pennsylvania AA state champion Conwell-Egan (Fairless Hills).
Ray Forsett, who coached Prime Prep (Dallas) before it closed, is the Bulldogs’ coach.
Scheduled season opener: Nov. 21 vs. Yates (Houston).