For two years,
St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.)
has been home to high school basketball's national title.
But even with a 65-game win streak entering the season, Bob Hurley's Friars won't be the favorite this time around.
A rising crop of quality teams all across the country are set to show that they are the new national champs. And that means new names and faces to familiarize yourself with when it comes to knowing the nation's best teams.
Find out who has a chance to unseat St. Anthony as MaxPreps unveils the 2012-13 Preseason Xcellent 25 High School Basketball Rankings presented by the Army National Guard.
And just in case you need a refresher on last year's happenings and the start of this year's coverage, here are some links to get you back in a hoops frame of mind: Final Xcellent 25
, Final Freeman Rankings
, Last season's Final Academy Top 10
and this season's Preseason Academy Top 10