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Jim Petersen: From St. Louis Park to NBA, back when MSHSL banned summer AAU ball

By ChIP SCOGGINS, Star Tribune 05/20/2017, 8:41pm CDT

That scenario wouldn’t happen today, of course, because premier players attend national showcases all summer. Athletic secrets don’t exist in the internet age.

Top Minnesota high school basketball players by class

By Star Tribune 05/20/2017, 7:13pm CDT

Minnesota boasted a five-star player in every high school grade for the first time ever in 2016-17. Recruiting analysts say those four players either are or will be ranked in the top 15 nationally in their class.

Youth basketball growth chart

By Star Tribune 05/20/2017, 7:12pm CDT

Thousands of Minnesota youngsters play basketball all year long in programs that provide skill development and, for a growing number, national exposure leading to Division I scholarships.

One-on-one time often part of training for young basketball players

By Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune 05/20/2017, 6:56pm CDT

More kids, even before high school, are seeking private instruction from former college and professional basketball players to improve their skills.

For Minnehaha Academy's Jalen Suggs, athletic excellence is all relative

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 02/27/2017, 8:26pm CST

Jalen Suggs is an amazing athlete in a family full of them.

Delano gym rat Calvin Wishart does it all, with a little swagger

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 12/10/2016, 5:48pm CST

Delano junior Calvin Wishart has a killer instinct on the court.

Cristo Rey basketball star drawing big-time college looks

By KAITLIN MERKEL, Star Tribune 01/30/2016, 5:12pm CST

Jericho Sims, who attends Cristo Rey for its academics, is drawing Division I interest on the court.

West Notebook: Holy Family's Dahl gets belated huzzah for basketball season

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 03/17/2015, 6:53pm CDT

Justin Dahl stood out for the Fire in a mediocre season — Holy Family finished 14-14. He averaged 19 points and 16.5 rebounds

Class 3A preview: Johnson's players waited full year for second shot

By David La Vaque, Star Tribune 03/10/2015, 10:06pm CDT

The Governors were upset by St. Paul Central in the section finals in 2014.

Boys' basketball holiday tournaments preview

By Star Tribune 12/26/2014, 6:52pm CST

A look at the top holiday tournaments: through the state, as some of the state's basketball teams take on bigger challenges than they may get in conference play.

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