FAB 50 Breakdown: Past, Present, Future

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.

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UPDATED FAB 50 Rankings: Gearing Up For MLK Weekend!

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! 

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NEW FAB 50 Rankings: MAJOR Shakeup For 2020!

It’s pretty obvious who the nation’s No. 1 team is, but the latest edition of the FAB 50 National Team Rankings was still the toughest set of results to compile, and make sense of, in many years. When the dust settled, we came up with a pecking order we’re comfortable with, including 11 newcomers!

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Holiday Tournaments: 3 Things We Learned!

We attended three post-Christmas tournaments around Southern California and followed the other major ones across the country and came away with three major take aways. Is FAB 50 No. 1 Montverde Academy (Fla.) unbeatable? Is Rancho Christian (Calif.) the team to beat for the CIF Open Division title?

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NEW FAB 50 Rankings: NEW No. 1 & 11 Newcomers!

There’s a new No. 1 in the latest FAB 50 National Team Rankings, as Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) takes over the top spot after IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) falls to Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.). Knocking off the No. 1 team was not even the most incredible performance by the Panthers recently, as they needed SEVEN overtimes to remain unbeaten heading into the holiday tournament season!

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Ballislife's 2010's All-Decade Team

2010’s All-Decade All-American Team Shows Globalization of HSBB!

High school basketball in the 2000’s was all about nationally televising the best games and taking it mainstream. The 2010’s was all about that popularity taking the high school game global. That’s clearly evident on the 2010’s Ballislife All-Decade All-American Elite Team headlined by Australian Ben Simmons.

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In the Paint Pod: Mick Cronin to UCLA, Virginia wins first National Title

On Episode 19 of our “In The Paint” Show, Devin and Ronnie go hard ion the hiring of new UCLA men’s coach Mick Cronin. The guys welcome in guests Frank Burlison and former UCLA forward Kris Johnson to discuss what Cronin brings to the table and what his first moves should be as the leader of the storied program.

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NEW FAB 50: GEICO Nationals Closes Race!

Only eight teams are still playing and all will be in New York City for GEICO Nationals, April 4-6 on the ESPN family of networks. Top seeded and FAB 50 No. 1 La Lumiere (Ind.) has a tough first game and there is no easy matchup for the higher seeds. We take a look at the keys to victory in each game and some likely scenarios.

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NEW FAB 50: It’s PLAYOFF Time! “Just Win, BABY!”

Unbeaten teams continue to get a major push upward in the FAB 50 Rankings, none more than 27-0 Salesian (Richmond, Calif.), who is ranked No. 1 in California for the first time in school history and is up to No. 8 in the FAB 50 this week.

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