Imhotep Charter (29‑4)
Class 5A state champions
- 6-7 SR Justin Edwards (KENTUCKY) ... #2 (ESPN, Rivals, 24-7), #5 (On3)
- 6-1 JR Ahmad Nowell ... #31 (ESPN), #32 (Rivals), #34 (24-7), #81 (On3)
- 6-0 SR Rahmir Barno ... #214 (24-7)
Panthers At A Glance
MAXPREPS PRESEASON RANKING: No. 5
BALLISLIFE: #10 … SCNEXT: #11
Coach Andre Noble will try to improve upon Imhotep’s runner-up finish at the 2018 City of Palms, and has the roster to do it, with Kentucky commit 6-7 SR Justin Edwards and 6-1 JR Ahmad Nowell leading the way.
ANDRE NOBLE started Imhotep Charter’s program in 2001. In the subsequent 21 seasons, the Panthers are 442-96. Since joining the PIAA in 2004, Imhotep has won eight state championships and 10 Philadelphia Public League titles — the most for any coach in the legendary league’s 103-year history. Under Noble’s leadership, Imhotep has finished in the national top 25 in four of the last six seasons. He has coached over 30 Division I players, and has been recognized as AP state Coach of the Year, Philadelphia Inquirer Area Coach of Year and Philadelphia Public League Coach of Year multiple times throughout his career.