By: Jim Halley, USA TODAY High School Sports | November 13, 2017
Location: Greensboro, N.C.
2016-17 record: 34-4
Final 2015-16 Super 25 ranking: 10
The Bengals reached the semifinals of the DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals and are always solid.
The top returnee is all-state senior 6-5 SF John Newman (11.8 ppg), a Clemson commit. The other returning starter is senior 6-3 SG Will Dillard, a strong defender.
Other returnees include: 6-5 senior SG Alex Michael and junior 6-9 F Mike Fowler.
Other key players include: senior G Tripp Greene (18 ppg); who transferred from Forsyth Country Day (Lewisville) and Piedmont Classical (Greensboro) transfer Noah Dunn, a 6-5 junior F; Mount Tabor (Winston-Salem) transfer Nicholas Evtimov, a 6-7 junior F whose father Vassil played for North Carolina; and sophomore 6-3 G Carson McCorkle, who transferred from Broughton (Raleigh) and is already getting major offers.