Daron Russell, Imhotep senior point guard who committed to Rhode Island, and was the Public League Division A most valuable player last season as voted by league coaches. Russell is an explosive scorer who can shoot from distance and finish above the rim.

Allen Betrand, Roman Catholic guard who transferred from Samuel Fels. He is a complete player on both ends who can finish at the rim, block shots and make plays for teammates.

Izaiah Brockington, Archbishop Ryan senior guard who was a first-team all-Catholic selection last year by league coaches. Brockington was an effective slasher last season, but has worked on his perimeter shooting.

Dave Beatty, Imhotep senior guard who committed to South Carolina. Beatty played for Archbishop Carroll as a sophomore before transferring to St. Benedict's Prep last season. Beatty is an explosive athlete who can score in bunches.

Antwuan Butler, Del-Val junior guard who helped lead the Warriors to the Public League championship last season. Butler made game-winning shots, facilitated the offense and made plays on a team full of offensive weapons.

Jay Davis, Hatboro-Horsham, senior, is drawing interest from a number of Division II programs.

Noah Fennell, Lower Merion senior, will play a key role in the Aces' bid to claim the Central League title.

Robbie Heath, Abington. the junior and Lucas Monroe are one of the area's best backcourt combinations.

James Lawton, Church Farm. The 5-11 senior point guard averaged about eight points and four rebounds last season.

Cameron Reddish, a 6-8 Westtown junior, netted 41 points, 13 rebounds, and seven steals vs. Hill School.

Antone Walker, Friends' Central senior, is the lone returning starter for the young Phoenix.

Ahmin Williams of Plymouth Whitemarsh is a 6-1 junior lead guard. He and his twin brother, Ahmad, spark the Colonials' backcourt.

- Aaron Carter and Rick O'Brien