Video: Preseason Top 25 basketball rankings
Breaking down the national contenders heading into the 2019-20 season.
Head Coach: Lance Johnson
Last Season: No. 85 in final Top 100, 29-2 (MSHSL Class AA state champions)
After three consecutive state championships in MSHSL Class AA, the Red Hawks move up to Class AAA for the next two seasons in order to increase postseason competition.
The Gopher State's top team returns all five starters from last season, headlined by a pair of 5-star prospects.
After an impressive sophomore season and an incredible summer, Holmgren is ranked as a top 5 player in the junior class, while two-sport star Suggs looks to build on third team MaxPreps Junior All-American honors last season.
Accompanying their stars, highly regarded sophomore Aligbe is joined by Johnson and Smith to round out the starting rotation again this season.
Although Minnehaha Academy finished last year just inside the Top 100, 2019-20 expectations are high for this close-knit group.
A national showdown against No. 3 Sierra Canyon in early Jan. will go a long way to determining how high the Red Hawks finish in the final rankings.