With the 2011-12 hoops season set to tip off, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top players in North Dakota.
We've broken down the state's top 20 players into four teams based on their talent. Keep in mind, these preseason selections are based on past accomplishments and projected on-court performance in addition to recruit rankings.
G: Devin Coyle, 5-11, Mandan, Senior
Coyle is also a football and track star for Mandan.
G: Mack Arvidson, 6-1, Red River, Senior
Arvidson was a second-team all-state after solid junior campaign.
G: Jake Hagler, North Star, 6-1, Junior
Hagler averaged 18.4 points and six assists per game as a sophomore.
F: Dexter Werner, Bismarck, 6-5/220, Senior
All-State forward is committed to North Dakota State.
F: A.J. Jacobson, Fargo Shanley, 6-6, Junior
Jacobson has an offer from North Dakota State and is also an all-state player in soccer.
G: Tom Frasse, Century, 6-3, Senior
Sharpshooter averaged 24.5 points per game as a junior.
G: Danny Fischer, Jamestown, 5-8, Senior
All-WDA guard averaged 16.4 points per game as a junior.
F: Dan Yale, Berthold, 6-4, Senior
Can play all five positions on court; named All-State Class B last year.
F: Mike Paulson, Hatton-Northwood, 6-4, Senior
Class B All-State member averaged 22 points and eight rebounds last year.
C: Landon Lechler, Beach, 6-7, Senior
Big man averaged 24 points and 14 rebounds during junior season.
G: Mac Kroeplin, Red River, 6-1, Senior
All-EDC guard averaged 17.5 points and 5.6 rebounds as a junior.
G: Andrew Kozlowski, Fargo Davis, 6-0, Sophomore
Big freshman year earned him a spot on All-EDC first team.
G: Jeremy Bontjes, Wahpeton, 5-9, Senior
Pesky guard led team with 15.9 points per game.
F: Brady Syverson, Fargo North, 6-4, Senior
Member of All-EDC team two consecutive years.
F: Sam Stratton, Fargo North, 6-6, Senior
Transfer played on Montana state title team as a junior.
G: Patrick Strom, Shanley, 6-0/170, Sophomore
Multi-sport varsity starter as freshman last season.
G: Tanner Kretchman, Kindred, 5-10, Sophomore
Had a productive freshman year by averaging 16 points per game.
G: Josh Hansana, North Sargent, 6-2/165, Senior
Helped make a deep run in the playoffs last season.
F: Jordan Thoreson, Jamestown, 6-3, Senior
Averaged 13 points and seven rebounds per game as a junior.
C: Dustin Adams, Minot, 6-4, Senior
Double-Double threat for the Magicians.