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. 20: ROSELLE CATHOLIC
Location: Roselle, N.J.
2014-15 record: 28-4
Final Super 25: 20
The Lions lost American Family Insurance ALL-USA guard Isaiah Briscoe to Kentucky but have a chance to win their third Tournament of Champions in four years thanks to three heralded transfers.
Junior guard Nate Pierre-Louis, averaged 15 points and 4.5 rebounds a game at St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark) and has plenty of offers. Junior guard Leondre Washington averaged 22.1 points a game last season at Teaneck and 6-8 junior forward Andre Rafus, a highly recruited transfer from St. Frances (Baltimore), averaged 20 points and 6.5 rebounds.
Another newcomer is Witkor Sewiol (9.0 ppg, 7.5 rpg), a 6-7 small forward from Kentucky Wesleyan (Owensboro, Ky.).
Key returnees for Roselle include: senior guard Matt Bullock (10.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg); 6-10 forward Nazreon Reid (4.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg); and wing Louis King.
Reid is ranked as the No. 1 sophomore in the state of New Jersey, the No. 6 player overall and No. 5 player at his position by the 247 Sports Composition rankings.
Scheduled season opener: Dec. 18, at Plainfield