The hopes around Indianapolis are high for Crispus Attucks. The storied school, state titles in 1955, 1956, 1959, has a mix of skill and athleticism on the roster. With that in mind, Attucks is the 21st ranked team in the preseason ratings by Indiana Basketball Source. Here’s a breakdown of the 2017 Crispus Attucks Tigers.
Evansville Bosse was a couple possessions away from winning the 2016 3A state title. Shane Burkhart’s squad lost to Marion, 73-68. Expectations are high for Bosse this season. The Bulldogs place 22nd in the Indiana Basketball Source preseason rankings regardless of class. Here’s a look at Evansville Bosse. (Picture of Mekhi Lairy from Pocket City Basketball)
Michael Ertel and Erick Shepherd have been mainstays in the Mt. Vernon lineup since the single class tournament days. Okay, it hasn’t been that long but the duo has been contributing since Travis Daugherty arrived at Mt. Vernon. Travis Daugherty's squad is the number 23 team in the Indiana Basketball Source preseason rankings regardless of class. Here’s what the Marauders will look like this season.
Warsaw burst on the scene last year by winning its first 20 games of the season. The Tigers went through Penn, Elkhart Central, South Bend Riley and Crown Point in the postseason before losing to McCutcheon by three points in the Semi-State round. Warsaw ranks 24th in the Indiana Basketball Source preseason rankings regardless of class.