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2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 92 – Terance Mann

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92. Terance MANN Height: 6’-6” Weight: 193 Position: SF Wingspan: 6’-6” 1/2 High School (State): Tilton School (NH) Club Team (Affiliation): BABC (Nike) Breakdown: Hailing from Lowell, Mass., Mann has tested his talents against high-caliber competition in the NEPSAC to favorable results, and plays in the legendary BABC grassroots program. Mann’s calling cards are versatility, athleticism and motor. While not necessarily a prolific scorer, Mann can be plugged in at both wing slots, and use ... Read More »

Touted guard Perry “P.J.” Dozier names five official visits

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Spring Valley (SC) guard Perry “P.J.” Dozier is among the top-50 prospects in the 2015 class nationally, due to his versatility and excellent size at 6′-6″ for his position. Now, his recruitment is more clear, as he tweeted his five expected official visits on Friday. Many believe that North Carolina is in good shape for Dozier, and they made his visit list, along with Louisville, Georgetown, Michigan and in-state South Carolina. If any program can gain ... Read More »

Top 10 senior Chase Jeter announces Monday

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6′-10″ power forward Chase Jeter of Bishop Gorman (NV) is expected to make his college announcement during ESPNU’s adidas Nations telecast on Monday, August 4 (7 p.m. ET), according to a press release from ESPN. Jeter is expected to decide between Arizona, Duke, Kansas, Oregon, UCLA and UNLV. Many, including Hoopniks.com, expect Jeter to select the Duke Blue Devils as his college. As a junior at Bishop Gorman, Jeter was a first-team all-state pick in Nevada, averaging 14.7 points, 10.6 ... Read More »

Four high-major prospects narrow recruiting lists

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In recent days, three top-100 caliber guards and a talented power forward narrowed their recruiting lists in anticipation of making a college decision. Hickman (MO) standout Jimmy Whitt, who potentially could play both guard slots in college, is a top-50 caliber prospect at 6′-3″. He narrowed his list to Arkansas, SMU, Oklahoma State, Missouri, Kansas State, Marquette, Illinois, California and Oklahoma. He impressed on the grassroots circuit with his play for Kansas City Run GMC. Like ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 93 – Alex Owens

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93. Alex OWENS Height: 6’-8” Weight: 240 Position: PF High School (State): Oak Ridge (FL) Club Team (Affiliation): E1T1 (Nike) Breakdown: Between September and November 2013, Owens was verbally committed to Central Florida. He’s still apparently considering the Knights, though, as Owens as recently announced his top programs include Missouri, Pittsburgh, Providence, Houston and Central Florida. From there, Owens identified Providence, Missouri and Central Florida as catching his eye the most.  Owens has a nice combination ... Read More »

Magnolia State programs add in-state standouts

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In recent days, two SEC programs from the Magnolia State added talented 2015 recruits for their respective backcourts. Mississippi State nabbed Velma Jackson (MS) shooting guard Quinndary Weatherspoon, while Ole Miss was able to snag Terence Davis. Weatherspoon was one of the most surprising talents in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, starring for the Jackson Tigers. At 6′-5″, 170 pounds, Weatherspoon is a long and lanky scorer that is reportedly seeking to be utilized in both ... Read More »

Second ’15 SoCal prospect for SDSU, Brodricks Jones

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San Diego State scored their second pledge in the 2015 recruiting cycle, and both pledges hail from the Southern California area. 6′-9″ Brodricks Jones of Lawndale (CA) made a commitment on Thursday, joining Damien (CA) shooting guard Jeremy Hemsley in the class for San Diego State. Unlike Hemsley, a top-100 prospect who could contribute early, Jones is a long-term play in being added to the Aztecs’ roster. While he is long and athletic, he’s not overly skilled, though he reportedly ... Read More »

Nebraska lands interior player Michael Jacobson

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers got on the board in the 2015 recruiting cycle on Thursday, landing 6′-8″ power forward Michael Jacobson, according to a report from the Lincoln Journal Star. Jacobson hails from Waukee (IA) and ran in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League for Kansas City-based Mokan Elite. Jacobson was solid in EYBL play, averaging 7.8 points per game, and grabbing 6.5 caroms. Reportedly also a football standout, Jacobson held primarily mid-major and Ivy League offers, according ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 94 – Kevin Dorsey

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94. Kevin DORSEY Height: 6’-0” Weight: 170 Position: PG High School (State): Paul VI (VA) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Takeover (Nike) Commitment: Minnesota Gophers Breakdown: Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino’s first top-100 commit, Kevin Dorsey, is a significant recruit for the Gophers as their program morphs to fit Pitino’s vision. Dorsey, who picked Minnesota over Nebraska and Maryland, was made a huge priority for Minnesota, and responded with a mid-July commitment. Dorsey hails from a winning ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 95 – Rex Pflueger

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95. Rex PFLUEGER Height: 6’-5” Weight: 181 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-4” High School (State): Mater Dei (CA) Club Team (Affiliation): Oakland Soldiers (Nike) Breakdown: At the end of July, Pflueger named a top five list of college basketball programs, including Notre Dame, Texas A&M, California, Washington State and San Diego State as his favorites. Pflueger played a key role on an undefeated state championship team at Mater Dei as a junior, playing alongside of incoming Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson. ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 96 – William Jackson

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96. William JACKSON Height: 6’-4” Weight: 180 Position: PG High School (State): Athens Christian (GA) Club Team (Affiliation): Georgia Stars (Nike) Commitment: Georgia Bulldogs Breakdown: A one-time pledge to UConn, Jackson won’t be leaving Athens, Georgia, for college as he reconsidered and decided on the Bulldogs. A long guard, Jackson has dominated the small school levels of hoops in Georgia, after overcoming an injury. He’s versatile enough to play in both guard slots and has ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 97 – Bryant Crawford

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97. Bryant CRAWFORD Height: 6’-3” 1/2 Weight: 184 Position: PG Wingspan: 6’-6” High School (State): Gonzaga (DC) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Takeover (DC) Breakdown: It’s fair to say high school hoopsl has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Crawford, who at times has been ranked among the elite point guards in his class, and at other times has struggled find consistency and dealt with injuries. Crawford has been well-schooled in basketball, playing ... Read More »