Hoops: Inquirer Preseason Top 25


Preseason Boys' Basketball

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Archbishop Carroll, led by sophomore forward Derrick Jones (left, No. 24) and senior point guard Yosef Yacob (No. 10), is ranked No. 10 in The Inquirer's preseason boys' basketball top-25 ranking. (Betsy Lucas, Scholastic Play-by-Play Network)

With last season's record.

1. Chester 32-0

2. Neumann-Goretti 28-3

3. Lower Merion 29-4

4. Imhotep Charter 22-8

5. St. Joseph's Prep 21-6

6. Math, Civics & Sciences 19-10

7. Germantown Academy 20-10

8. Abington 20-8

9. Roman Catholic 17-10

10. Archbishop Carroll 20-8

11. Roberts Vaux 15-11

12. La Salle 11-13

13. Philadelphia Electrical 16-11

14. Penn Wood 16-9

15. Archbishop Wood 14-9

16. Norristown 22-6

17. Coatesville 25-7

18. Westtown 21-10

19. Communications Tech 20-10

20. Haverford School 15-12

21. Friends' Central 22-5

22. Plymouth Whitemarsh 13-12

23. Malvern Prep 24-3

24. Wissahickon 22-6

25. Holy Ghost Prep 29-2

Under consideration, listed alphabetically: Boys' Latin (25-7), Constitution (23-9), Great Valley (19-5), Penncrest (13-11), Shipley (9-14).
-Rick O'Brien

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