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The Fantastic 40 presented by Pangos and Spalding made its return to Miami FL earlier this month (April 12-14) and there was plenty of talent on-hand to fill Gibson Park’s 2 court gym in the Overtown area of downtown Miami. Besides Nothing But Net Magazine, other national/regional media and scouts on hand included Ronnie Flores (BallisLife.com & GrassrootsHoops.net), Rodger Bohn (BallisLife & SLAM Magazine), Jordan Parker (CBS Sports) and Esayas Gebrekidan (Pro Insight) and video-outlets Overtime, Viral Visualz, Quarter 4 Productions, SolitarioVisuals and r3d.pics.Games were live-streamed by BallerTV.com: https://www.ballertv.com/events/fantastic-40-miami. Ronnie Flores wrote his own Ball is Life recaps of the event:Ball is Life: Fantastic 40 Top Performers: https://ballislife.com/fantastic-40-top-performers/Ball is Life: Under The Radar Standouts: https://ballislife.com/fantastic-40-under-the-radar-standouts/Below, I highlight several players…

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2024 SECTION 7 DATES AND TICKET INFORMATION – High School Basketball Event at State Farm Stadium to Feature a Girl’s (June 14-15) and Boy’s Weekend (June 21-23) during NCAA Recruiting Live Period – PHOENIX (May 1, 2024) – The Arizona Basketball Coaches Association announced the fourth annual Section 7 Basketball Team Camp, presented by the City of Glendale and the Legacy Foundation, on June 14-15 (girls) and June 21-23 (boys) at State Farm Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals and the site of the 2024 Men’s Final Four. The high school basketball mega-event, held in Glendale, Arizona, will once again cover…

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Friday-Sunday May 17-19, 2024 Pangos Terrific 24 @ Aletto Family Sports Center/Carmel INALL GAMES AT SAME SITE (4 courts)10 minutes from Nike EYBL that same weekend in Westfield INNCAA CERTIFIEDOFFICIAL PANGOS PLATFORM EVENT This 9th annual team event will be composed of 48-plus top national independent grassroots squads in 17u, 16u and 15u divisions. Running in conjunction with and held at same location as the Pangos Terrific 24 will be the NCAA certified Jerry Mullen Legacy JC Showcase on Saturday May 18th – featuring 40-60 of the Midwest’s (and beyond) top JC prospects: https://www.fullctpress.net/24-jm-legacy-jc-sc.html AAU teams expected to participate in this year’s Pangos Terrific 24 include Belmont Shore (CA), AOT (GA), George Hill…

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The 2023-2024 high school basketball season was one to remember for just how good the level of basketball was all season long, as numerous teams fought hard all season for the opportunity to win it all. Whether it was for a state championship, an Open Division title or just winning games, numerous teams of players competed hard all season long, and gave us one of the best high school seasons in the history of the state. As a result of so many strong performances this season, we have selected our 2023-2024 Arizona Preps Boys All-State Team for our top overall…

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The exciting men’s NCAA Final Four is coming to Arizona next week, as there will be loads of events taking place around the valley for fans, spectators, coaches, scouts and media to attend with their families. There will be many scheduled events taking place April 5th through the 8th in downtown Phoenix, led by the Men’s Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One. Here is a link to this year’s schedule of events that will be held during the week, as organized by the NCAA and their national sponsors. NCAA Final Four Events Link

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The 16th Annual Area Codes Easter Classic will be held in Phoenix on March 29-30th (location undisclosed), and will feature numerous club teams in action from the 15U, 16U and 17U levels. This event is organized by Area Codes Basketball and Tournament Director Chad Groth. Our Arizona Preps’ staff will be in attendance for this event, and will look forward to bringing you our top overall performers from the event. For more information please go to areacodesbasketball.net

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The exciting and amazing 25th Annual Arizona Preps Fall Showcase, Arizona’s original showcase basketball event, will be held for boy’s Arizona varsity high school teams. Each varsity program will be featured in two games on the day. The Fall Showcase will take place Saturday, October 21st, 2023, @ Skyline High School – located @ 845 South Crismon Road, Mesa, AZ 85208. This event will, once again, be attended by some of the top regional basketball scouting services, scouts and media in the West and will include as many as (36) varsity high school and prep teams for the boy’s event. Cost for teams in this event is only $200 per…

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The Arizona Preps Southern Arizona Showcase will be held in Tucson, Arizona @ Mountain View High School on Saturday, October 28th. Our Arizona Preps’ staff will be in attendance for this event throughout the day to evaluate each of the participants, and provide our top overall prospects and performers from the event. We are looking forward to covering some of the best talent in Southern Arizona. See you there!

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The 2023 Pangos All-West Frosh/Soph Camp (for grades 9-10; classes 2026 & 2027) will be held on Saturday-Sunday September 23-24 at McBride HS in Long Beach CA. McBride HS is located at: 7025 Parkcrest Street, Long Beach CA 90808. Parking is free and is available in the school parking lot (please park in lot and NOT on the street in front of gym). Facility is air-conditioned. Closest airports to McBride HS are:Long Beach (LGB): 5-10 min from facility (Southwest, Delta & American fly in there)LAX: 20-25 min from facilityJohn Wayne/Orange County (SNA):  20-25 min from facility Pangos Frosh/Soph Camp alums include 2026 #1 AJ Dybantsa and #2 Tyran Stokes, 2024 #2 Dylan Harper as well as…

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The exciting and amazing 25th Annual Arizona Preps Fall Showcase, Arizona’s original showcase basketball event, will be held for boy’s Arizona varsity high school teams. Each varsity program will be featured in two games on the day. The Fall Showcase will take place Saturday, October 21st, 2023, @ Skyline High School – located @ 845 South Crismon Road, Mesa, AZ 85208. This event will, once again, be attended by some of the top regional basketball scouting services, scouts and media in the West and will include as many as (36) varsity high school and prep teams for the boy’s event. Cost for teams in this event is only $200 per…

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