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College Basketball Recruitcast: November 23, 2014

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Catch up with all the signings each high-major program garnered during the early signing period, with AAC, ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac 12, and SEC conference recruiting breakdowns. We breakdown the top 3 recruiting classes in each high major conference as well as the superlative players signed to hit each conference. The 2014 College Basketball Newcomers Guide is only $2.99 at Amazon.com, for the Kindle Version! Please subscribe to the College Basketball Recruitcast ... Read More »

Conference Catch-up: Pac-12

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Best Player: Allonzo Trier, Arizona Best Potential: Ray Smith, Arizona Best Scorer: Allonzo Trier, Arizona Best Shooter: Bennie Boatwright, USC Best Rebounder: Marquese Chriss, Washington Best Passer: Kendall Small, Oregon Best Defender: Marquese Chriss, Washington Best Glue Guy: Tres Tinkle, Oregon State Best Athlete: Ray Smith, Arizona 1. Arizona Wildcats Allonzo Trier | 6′-4″ | SG | Findlay Prep (NV) Justin Simon | 6′-5″ | PG | Brewster Academy (NH) Ray Smith | 6′-7″ | SF | Las Vegas (NV) ... Read More »

Conference Catch-up: Big Ten

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Best Player: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Potential: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Scorer: Jalen Coleman-Lands, Illinois Best Shooter: Brevin Pritzl, Wisconsin Best Rebounder: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Passer: Mickey Mitchell, Ohio State Best Defender: Daniel Giddens, Ohio State Best Glue Guy: D.J. Williams, Illinois Best Athlete: Corey Sanders, Rutgers 1. Ohio State Buckeyes A.J. Harris | 5′-10″ | PG | Dunbar (OH) Austin Grandstaff | 6′-4″ | SG | Rockwall (TX) Mickey Mitchell | 6′-7″ | SF | Plano West (TX) Daniel ... Read More »

Conference Catch-up: Big 12

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Best Player: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Potential: Kerwin Roach, Texas Best Scorer: Eric Davis, Texas Best Shooter: Kerwin Roach, Texas Best Rebounder: Esa Ahmad, West Virginia Best Passer: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Defender: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Glue Guy: Jake Lindsey, Baylor Best Athlete: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State 1. Texas Longhorns Eric Davis | 6′-3″ | PG | Arthur Hill (MI) Kerwin Roach | 6′-4″ | SG | North Shore (TX) Texas has two elite guards in the fold in ... Read More »

Conference Catch-up: Big East

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Best Player: Henry Ellenson, Marquette Best Potential: Henry Ellenson, Marquette Best Scorer: Jalen Brunson, Villanova Best Shooter: Sean McDermott, Butler Best Rebounder: Alex Owens, Providence Best Passer: Jalen Brunson, Villanova Best Defender: Haanif Cheatham, Marquette Best Glue Guy: Kaiser Gates, Xavier Best Athlete: Haanif Cheatham, Marquette 1. Marquette Golden Eagles Nick Noskowiak | 6′-2″ | PG | Sun Prairie (WI) Haanif Cheatham | 6′-5″ | SG | Pembroke Pines Charter (FL) Matt Heldt | 6′-10″ | C | Neenah (WI) Henry Ellenson | 6′-10″ | C ... Read More »

Four touted 2016 prospects come off the board

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The majority of the top talent in the 2015 class is signed with their college of choice now, and depth in the 2016 class also dropped significantly in recent days, as three top 100 players verbally committed, and fourth member of the class reclassified and joined the 2015 class. Memphis will get Broddie early The Memphis Tigers already had our top class in the American Athletic Conference for the 2015 recruiting cycle, and they bolstered ... Read More »

Programs add depth as early period closes

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College basketball’s early signing period ended Wednesday, November 19, and many programs added additional depth into their programs as the signing period closed. St. John’s, Georgia and Houston all made notable additions to help their programs going forward. St. John’s missed out on a big prize when Isaiah Briscoe opted for Kentucky over the Red Storm for college, but responded quickly in popping 6′-3″ guard Samir Doughty of Math, Civics and Sciences (PA). Doughty is more than just ... Read More »

College Basketball Recruitcast: November 16, 2014

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Recapping college basketball’s early signing period action from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. South Carolina, UNLV, Kentucky, and VCU all landed top 100 players in recent days and Kentucky actually scored two players ranked in our top 15 prospects in the 2015 class to take their recruiting class to No. 2 overall. Three West Coast 2016 prospects are set to commit within the next week, T.J. Leaf, Payton Pritchard, and JaQuori McLaughlin. The 2014 College Basketball Newcomers Guide is only ... Read More »

Conference Catch-up: ACC

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Best Player: Chase Jeter, Duke Best Potential: Chase Jeter, Duke  Best Scorer: Dwayne Bacon, Florida State Best Shooter: Luke Kennard, Duke Best Rebounder: Moustapaha Diagne, Syracuse Best Passer: Justin Robinson, Virginia Tech Best Defender: Moustapha Diagne, Syracuse Best Glue Guy: Chris Clarke, Virginia Tech Best Athlete: Malik Beasley, Florida State 1. Louisville Cardinals Donovan Mitchell | 6′-4″ | SG | Brewster Academy (NH) Deng Adel | 6′-7″ | SF | Victory Rock (FL) Raymond Spalding | 6′-9″ | PF ... Read More »

Conference Catch-up: American Athletic

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Best Player: Jalen Adams, Connecticut Best Potential: Dedric Lawson, Memphis Best Scorer: K.J. Lawson, Memphis Best Shooter: Trey Lowe, Temple Best Rebounder: Steven Enoch, Connectict Best Passer: Sedric Barefield, SMU Best Defender: Tacko Fall, Central Florida Best Glue Guy: Jacob Evans, Cincinnati Best Athlete: Jalen Adams, Connecticut 1. Memphis Tigers K.J. Lawson | 6′-6″ | SF | Hamilton (TN) Dedric Lawson | 6′-8″ | PF | Hamilton (TN) The brothers Lawson will join their hometown program, and play for their father, Keelon Lawson, ... Read More »

Auburn adds another during quiet Friday of signing period

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After the fireworks involved in four top 100 prospects declaring their intentions on Thursday, Friday was a quiet day during the early signing period. Auburn adds former Charlotte commit The Auburn Tigers recruiting class somewhat surprisingly jumped to six members on Friday, as 6′-2″ guard Bryce Brown of Tucker (GA) signed a letter of intent. Brown was formerly committed to Charlotte before re-opening his recruitment just weeks ago. Brown is the third guard in the class for the Tigers, ... Read More »

Kentucky, VCU win big on Thursday during signing period

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After a relatively quiet open to college basketball’s early signing period on Wednesday, Thursday provided fireworks in the form of four top-100 players announcing their verbal commitments. The quartet of top prospects coming off the board leaves only 16 players remaining uncommitted in top 100 rankings. As the dust settled, the Kentucky Wildcats and VCU were the clear winners of the day, as each added two significant recruits to their programs. Additionally, UNLV added an ... Read More »