Posted On: 10/11/18 12:46 PM

If you have been following girls’ basketball in Detroit over the last decade, you’ve witnessed the roller coaster of girls’ hoops in the city. ESPN has ranked players from the Detroit Public School league in their top 100 more often in the last decade than any other conference in Michigan. Who could forget that 2012 class with Cass Tech’s Branndais Agee (ranked 28) and Pershing’s Caprice Dennis (ranked 47). Nationally ranked players and on some nights, you could walk into the gym and see their teams in a dog fight. The PSL was interesting back then.

 

The tradition of the PSL being one of the toughest leagues predates the mid 2000’s. Legends of the PSL ranging from the 1980s to early 2000's are names like Latonya Tate (Cass Tech), Chante Bowman (Cass tech), Stephanie Douglass (King), and Deanna Mason (Murray Wright). Most conferences in the state will never be able to claim that they had some of the country’s top talent, let alone saying they had the talent in consecutive years. So, what happened to the PSL? An interesting question that won't be covered in this article. However, we will talk about what is happening in the PSL -

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