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NBPA Top 100 Camp Roundup

The NBPA Top 100 Camp is the most talent-laden individual camp of the summer. We list the top statistical performers and provide the top dozen overall performers as ranked by the Hoop Scoop.

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Student Sports Underclass All-Americans

Dedric Lawson (pictured) and his older brother K.J. Lawson both made the 2013-14 Student Sports Underclass All-American team. The brothers will play next season at Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.). Photo: Ronnie Flores

Dedric Lawson (pictured) and his older brother K.J. Lawson both made the 2013-14 Student Sports Underclass All-American team. The brothers will play next season at Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.). Photo: Ronnie Flores

Class players of the year Ben Simmons (Juniors), Josh Jackson (Sophomores) and Jalek Felton (Freshmen) headline the 2013-14 Student Sports Underclass All-American team.

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Student Sports All-American Second Team

The fathers of McDonalds' All-American East teammates Justise Winslow (left) and James Blackmon Jr. played in the 1983 McDonald's All-American Game in Atlanta, Ga.

Justise Winslow (left) and James Blackmon Jr. are a pair of Student Sports All-American Second Teamers that participated in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Game in Chicago.

The 30-man 2013-14 Student Sports All-American second team team includes five underclassmen, including National Sophomore of the Year Josh Jackson and Thon Maker, a tenth-grader who’s already built a national following for his unique blend of size and skill. The second team also includes four players from California and three from Virginia.

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Gatorade State POYs Announced

Bradley Beal, pictured here during a workout at the 2010 Boost Mobile Elite 24, ws the 2010-11 Gatorade National Player of the Year at Chaminade (St. Louis, Mo.). Photo: Scott Kurtz

Bradley Beal, pictured here during a workout at the 2010 Boost Mobile Elite 24, ws the 2010-11 Gatorade National Player of the Year at Chaminade (St. Louis, Mo.). Photo: Scott Kurtz

The 2013-14 Gatorade State Boys Basketball Players of the Year have been announced. The winners were selected based on on-court athletic production and off-court factors such as academic achievement and community service. This year’s winners include 11 juniors (2015) and three sophomores (2016). Duke-bound point guard Tyus Jones is a three-time winner in Minnesota.

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Updated 2016 Hoop Scoop Player Rankings

Sophomore-to-be Josh Jackson is one of the nation's best players regardless of class. Photo: Ronnie Flores

Sophomore Josh Jackson from Consortium (Detroit) is one of the nation’s best players regardless of class. Photo: Ronnie Flores

Student Sports presents the Hoop Scoop national player rankings, one of the longest running player rankings in the industry. The updated national Top 100 for the Class of 2016 shows dynamic small forward Josh Jackson of Detroit as the top-ranked player.  

Related: Updated 2014 Hoop Scoop Player Rankings | Updated 2015 Hoop Scoop Player Rankings

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