Was the St. James NIBC Invitational a glimpse of the future?View More Big-Time High School Basketball’s Future?
In The Paint Show hosts Ronnie Flores and Devin Ugland go in-depth on the resurgence of sports trading cards and other basketball topics from High School to the NBA.View More In The Paint Show: The Sports Trading Card Revival, Harden in Brooklyn, FAB 50 Update!
Special edition shows many changes after big MLK games!View More NEW FAB 50: MLK Edition!
Updated FAB 50 Rankings with No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown Sunday night!View More UPDATED FAB 50: NIBC Off The Ground
There are four new teams in the latest FAB 50 National Rankings!View More NEW FAB 50: New Year Brings Uncertainty, Hope
What’s in store for high school hoops in 2021?View More HS Basketball In 2021: What’s In Store?
In The Paint hosts Ronnie Flores and Devin Ugland dive in and discuss the latest NBA, college and high school basketball news.View More In The Paint Show: Giannis’ Supermax, LaMelo’s Debut, Looking Forward to Top Prospects in the 2021 Draft
Some ranked teams will not play per local COVID-19 guidelines.View More NEW FAB 50: Teams Hopeful, Others Done!
Ron and Dev discuss various basketball topics from the NBA to college and high school hoops on Episode 89 of the Ballislife In The Paint Show.View More In The Paint Show: NBA Season Fast Approaching, College Blue Bloods Struggling, HSBB Update!
First 2020-21 regular season FAB 50 now out!View More 1st UPDATED Regular Season FAB 50 Rankings!
As a follow up to the preseason FAB 50, we go 20 teams deep from five separate regions…View More Preseason 2020-21 Top 20 Regional Rankings!
Ron and Dev break down the preseason FAB 50 with coaches!View More In The Paint Show – FAB 50 Edition!
We conclude our 2020-21 preseason FAB 50 countdown with an in-depth look at the nation’s top 15 teams!View More Preseason 2020-21 FAB 50: Top 15 Teams!
Our preseason 2020-21 FAB 50 National Team Rankings countdown continues with teams No. 16-30!View More Preseason 2020-21 FAB 50: Teams No. 16-30!
Our first installment of the preseason 2020-21 FAB 50 National Team Rankings begin with teams No. 31-50!View More Preseason 2020-21 FAB 50: Teams No. 31-50!
As a follow up to the preseason FAB 50, we go 20 teams deep from five separate regions…View More Preseason 2020-21 WEST Region Top 20 Rankings!
As a follow up to the preseason FAB 50, we go 20 teams deep from five separate regions…View More Preseason 2020-21 MIDWEST Region Top 20 Rankings!
As a follow up to the preseason FAB 50, we go 20 teams deep from five separate regions…View More Preseason 2020-21 SOUTHEAST Region Top 20 Rankings!
As a follow up to the preseason FAB 50, we go 20 teams deep from five separate regions…View More Preseason 2020-21 EAST Region Top 20 Rankings!
Pandemic halts summer live period and alters 2020-21 high school season.View More COVID-19’s Impact on Travel Ball, 2020-21 Season
All 50 ranked teams written up with explanations for why they were placed in these positions with comparisons to preseason ranking.View More Final, Expanded 2019-20 FAB 50 Rankings!
Class POYs Patrick Baldwin Jr (JRs), Emoni Bates (SOPHs) and D.J. Wagner (FRs) headline the 2019-20 Underclass All-American Elite team.View More 2019-20 Underclass All-American Elite Team
Mr. Basketball USA Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green and Evan Mobley highlight 26th annual All-American Elite Team.View More 2019-20 High School All-American Elite Team
FAB 50 No. 1 Montverde Academy just completed one of the most dominant seasons ever. Are they the greatest team of all-time?View More Who’s The Greatest Team Ever?
We go 20 deep in our five traditional regions. We rank 100 teams and nobody in the industry ranks as many teams!View More FINAL 2019-20 Top 20 Regional Rankings!
A detailed listing of the all-time No. 1 ranked high school basketball national champions.View More Salute to All-Time FAB 50 No. 1s
With GEICO Nationals off the board and nearly every school district around the country closing its campuses, it’s time to release the final FAB 50 Team Rankings powered by Ballislife.com.View More FINAL 2019-20 FAB 50: Montverde Academy Is No. 1!
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the nation and causing change in our daily lives, four states were able to conclude their state championships last week which causes movement and brings two newcomers to this week’s FAB 50. Is this the final rankings of the season or will a few selected states be able to complete their season in early April?View More FAB 50: Final Rankings for 2019-20?
Many states were unable to finish their state championship events and there will likely be no post-season or national All-Star events because of Coronavirus (COVID-19), which rapidly went from a public health crisis to a pandemic last week. What does this mean for high school basketball, the upcoming travel ball season and the FAB 50?View More How Coronavirus Affects High School Basketball
State champs in Georgia and Washington are crowned with more state tournaments wrapping up this week. For some, the tourneys can’t end quick enough because of fears school districts may have to close down as a precaution to Coronavirus (COVID-19), as was the case for No. 34 Sheldon (Sacramento, Calif.) over the weekend. Will the Huskies close out their season on the court?View More NEW FAB 50: Upsets & Coronavirus Dominate Headlines!
Teams are wrapping up their seasons and some, such as newcomers Archbishop Stepinac (N.Y.) and Sheldon (Calif.), are getting hot and healthy at the right time. There’s plenty of movement on the back end of the FAB 50 Rankings and there will be movement near the top later in March!View More NEW FAB 50: Teams Jockey For Position!
The post-season is heating up and we have our first FAB 50 state champion in No. 49 Concord First Assembly (Concord, N.C.). The recent big result was the 78-64 win by undefeated Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie, Minn.) over previous No. 11 Minnehaha Academy (Minneapolis, Minn.).View More NEW FAB 50: 1st State Champs Crowned!
The playoffs are tipping off all over the country and some early post-season results cause big change in the latest FAB 50 rankings!. The change doesn’t necessarily mean teams drop out, or can’t recover and move back in after a loss that didn’t end their season. One team jumps in all the way to No. 23!View More NEW FAB 50: Playoffs Cause Change!
It’s another week of upsets and big results, particularly Baltimore clubs St. Frances Academy and Poly pulling off big wins at the East Coast Bump, that change the pecking order of the latest FAB 50. Top ranked clubs beating up on each other makes compiling the FAB 50 more difficult, but also creates excitement and interest as teams position for a possible slot at GEICO Nationals in April!View More UPDATED FAB 50 Rankings: Competition Leads To Interest!
In Episode No. 55 of our “In The Paint Show,” Ron and Dev, along with three special guests, celebrate the life of Morgan Wootten, arguably the most well-known and respected high school coach ever. Wootten’s influence still resonates today and ties into Episode 54, as elite high school players form a bond through national events such as the ones Kobe Bryant played in back in 1996.View More “In The Paint” Podcast: Salute To Morgan Wootten!
Teams are gearing up for the post-season, and plenty of the top-ranked teams in the FAB 50 rankings lost last week. So does that mean they automatically drop? Does that always mean the team that defeated them now deserves to be ranked ahead?View More NEW FAB 50 Rankings: Teams Lose, Do They Drop?
It’s a somber week in basketball, as the nation’s top teams in the FAB 50 mourn the loss of iconic high school coach Morgan Wootten and global icon Kobe Bryant, the latter whom passed in a shocking aviation accident over the weekend. There are four newcomers in this week’s rankings.View More Updated FAB 50 Rankings: Top Teams Mourn Iconic Coach, Player
This is the week we traditionally release our FAB 50 24 hours later than normal to accommodate all the MLK showcases. When the dust settled, we have a new No. 2 team, plenty of movement and six newcomers led by No. 39 Evanston (Evanston, Ill.).View More NEW FAB 50 Rankings: 6 Newcomers After MLK Weekend!
MLK weekend is a huge barometer for the top teams in the country, so we dig a bit deeper on what might transpire as team prepare for a post-season run. We also take a quick look at the rankings over the years and what could potentially happen to the longest-running weekly national rankings in the future.View More FAB 50 Breakdown: Past, Present, Future
This is the time of the year that we reward teams in the FAB 50 for remaining unbeaten and playing tough schedules. Although there isn’t an abundance of new ranked teams, MLK Weekend, particularly the Spaulding Hoophall Classic, should bring plenty of movement to next week’s special FAB 50 MLK edition!View More UPDATED FAB 50 Rankings: Gearing Up For MLK Weekend!