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NLI signing finalizes Rysheed Jordan’s tough decision

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Rysheed Jordan officially ended his much-discussed recruitment on Wednesday morning, signing a National Letter of Intent to attend St. John’s University. The 6-foot-4 point guard picked the Big East school last Thursday, Tweeting out his decision … Continue reading

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Rysheed Jordan picks St. John’s over Temple, UCLA

Anthony Bellino (@bellino_anthony) – All season long, Temple fans have speculated as to whether or not Philadelphia native and Vaux senior Rysheed Jordan would choose to stay in his hometown and play basketball at Temple. Unfortunately for the Cherry and … Continue reading

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Foreman shines as Vaux ambushes MCS in semifinals

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – The rubber match between Math, Civics and Sciences and Vaux was supposed to be a barnburner. It was supposed to be the culmination of a highly-competitive Public League season, that saw these two teams play two … Continue reading

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PIAA state semifinals preview

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – Here is a preview of the five Philadelphia-area teams that are still alive in the PIAA state playoffs. Let’s get right into it. Class A: 12-2 Math, Civics and Sciences (26-2)  VS . 12-1 Vaux (22-8), Ben … Continue reading

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Vaux, MCS win; set up eagerly anticipated rubber match

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – The first two games played between these two Public League rivals were two of the most entertaining games of the Philadelphia high school basketball season. Now, fans will get what they wanted, the rubber match between … Continue reading

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Massaley’s layup delivers Public League title to Imhotep

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Abraham Massaley had always dreamed of winning a Public League championship. What that dream didn’t usually include, however, was him hitting the big shot. The senior guard outdid his own fantasy on Sunday evening, getting to … Continue reading

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With notable faces missing, PET takes down Vaux

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – Fans who walked into Vaux’s gymnasium on Tuesday might have thought they were watching the JV game. With many of the billed stars for the afternoon either on the bench in street clothes, or not in … Continue reading

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Vaux’s Foreman shines in battle of top guards

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – In a matchup of two of the top point guards in the country, it was a sophomore who stole the show. The impending battle between Rysheed Jordan and Aquille Carr had Ben Franklin High School buzzing … Continue reading

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MCS stays undefeated, beats Vaux in OT

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The only thing that wasn’t ready for Math, Civics & Sciences’ much-anticipated showdown with Roberts Vaux was the gym. The tiny court at Berean Institute that serves as MCS’ home court normally fits only about 150 … Continue reading

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Two big HS events highlight Saturday slate

Tyler Sablich (@TySablich) – Scholastic Play-by-Play Classics has two big events on tap for Saturday Jan. 19, featuring some of the best high school teams in the area. At Archbishop Carroll (Radnor, PA) beginning at 1 p.m., five match-ups are … Continue reading

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PrimeTime Shootout Day One recap

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Both the Robert Vaux High School Cougars and the Roman Catholic High School Cahillites took part in the first day of the 30th annual PrimeTime Shootout at Trenton Catholic Academy in New Jersey. Teams from both Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Imhotep, Bishop Loughlin win at VILLA Philly vs. NY Classic

Tyler Sablich (@TySablich) – Today was the Sixth Annual VILLA Classic, where four Public League teams from Philadelphia played four of New York City’s best. Here’s the recaps of the final two games of the night: Imhotep vs. Lincoln (NY) … Continue reading

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Schools with strong basketball ties at risk of closing

Tyler Sablich (@TySablich) – A few alma matters and current high schools of some well-known Philadelphia basketball players appear to be on the verge of closing down. According to an article on Philly.com, Superintendent William R. Hite, Jr. is expected … Continue reading

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Kyle Lowry Classic: Vaux 66, St. Andrew’s 61

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The guard combo of Sam Foreman and Rysheed Jordan played very well together in their first game as teammates, leading Vaux to victory over St. Andrew’s (Del.), 66-61, in the Kyle Lowry Tip-Off Classic at Philadelphia … Continue reading

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