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2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 23 – Tyler Davis

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23. Tyler DAVIS Height: 6’-9” Weight: 270 Position: C Wingspan: 7’ 1/2 High School (State): Plano West (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): Texas Titans (Nike) Commitment: Texas A&M Aggies Breakdown:  Davis was the first recruit for Texas A&M in the 2015 class, helping to set into motion what is know acknowledged as a top 5 class nationally heading in to the early signing period. Davis played on the Texas Titans AAU team with incoming Texas A&M ... Read More »

Legacy recruit gives Wake Forest Childress 2.0

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Long-time Wake Forest basketball fans will undoubtedly remember the Demon Deacons squads with Randolph Childress, Tim Duncan and others as a great era in the program’s history. A second era of Childress involvement in Wake Forest basketball is now underway, as Randolph Childress is an assistant coach in the program and his son, Brandon Childress, committed as a class of 2016 recruit on Friday night. Childress the younger, a 6′-0″ point guard from Wesleyan Christian (NC), is ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 24 – Tyler Dorsey

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24. Tyler DORSEY Height: 6’-4” Weight: 180 Position: SG Wingspan: 6′-4″ High School (State): Maranatha Christian (CA) Club Team (Affiliation): Dream Vision (adidas)/Belmont Shore Breakdown: A scoring-oriented combo guard, Dorsey originally committed to Arizona, and after re-opening his recruitment is considering Kansas, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona State and California. Dorsey captured a state championship at St. John Bosco (CA) as a junior, but transferred to Maranatha Christian (CA) to close out high school. As a junior, ... Read More »

Texas keeps talented guard Kerwin Roach at home

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One of the hottest names on the recruiting trail in July was 6′-3″ guard Kerwin Roach of North Shore (TX), who drew major attention from coast to coast for his play on the Houston Rockstarz grassroots team. That attention culminated with Roach making his decision on Friday, his 18th birthday, to stay in-state at play his college hoops for the Texas Longhorns. Roach, a talented combo guard, picked Texas over Wichita State and California. He was part ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 25 – Elijah Thomas

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25. Elijah THOMAS Height: 6′-8″ Weight: 245 Position: C Wingspan: 7′-1″ High School (State): Lancaster (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Texas (Nike) Commitment: Texas A&M Aggies Breakdown: A large and in charge post player blessed with substantial stature and wide frame, Thomas is a skilled, savvy and versatile offensive big man. To maximize his offensive gifts and allow him to use his high and low post versatility effectively, Thomas has to stay in shape and ... Read More »

Two touted Texas guards make Big 12 decisions

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Two top 150 Texas high school guards in the class of 2015, Wendell Mitchell and Christian James each announced their college intentions Thursday to play in the Big 12, as one player will remain in the Lone Star State for college and the other will depart. Arguably the more touted of the two players, Rockdale (TX) combo guard Wendell Mitchell picked Baylor over SMU. He’s the fourth known pledge for the Bears 2015 class, which now includes three ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 26 – Jawun Evans

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26. Jawun EVANS Height: 6’-0” Weight: 165 Position: PG High School (State): Kimball (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Texas (Nike)/SC Raptors Commitment: Oklahoma State Cowboys Breakdown: At the risk of over using a stereotype, it just might be fair to describe Evans as all he does is win. While not physically dominant, Evans’ play on the floor and his team winning percentage, on the high school hardwood and on the grassroots circuit, speaks for itself. Evans ... Read More »

Top 100 forward Josh Sharma declares for Stanford

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On the heels of a recruiting class in 2014 which included four top 100 players, Stanford nabbed a third touted prospect for their 2015 class. 6′-11″ forward Josh Sharma, ranked No. 84 nationally by Hoopniks.com, announced his pledge to the Cardinal on Wednesday. Playing at one of the top prep schools in the country, Sharma has toiled and developed his game into his present status as a highly sought-after post prospect on a national level. At nearly ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 27 – Jalen Adams

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27. Jalen ADAMS Height: 6′-2″ Weight: 190 Wingspan: 6′-6 1/2″ Position: PG High School (State): Brewster Academy (NH) Club Team (Affiliation): Mass Rivals (adidas) Commitment: Connecticut Huskies Breakdown: At the end of June, Adams committed to play at his “dream school”, the defending NCAA champion Connecticut Huskies. He held offers from Louisville, Kansas and many other programs prior to announcing his decision prior to July’s live period. Adams can excel in either guard slot due to ... Read More »

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 28 – Deng Adel

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28. Deng ADEL Height: 6’-7” Weight: 185 Position: SF High School (State): Victory Rock Prep (FL) Club Team (Affiliation): Florida Elite (adidas) Commitment: Louisville Cardinals Breakdown: A terrific athlete that is as dangerous as any wing forward in the class in transition, Adel popped for Louisville in mid-July. A native of Sudan who also lived in Australia, Adel is currently testing his game against a high-quality high school schedule in Florida. Adel already shows the ... Read More »

Texas A&M achieves elite status for ’15 with Elijah Thomas

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Things can and do change quickly on the college basketball trail and 6′-9″ center Elijah Thomas of Lancaster (TX) may be a case in point of that. Just last week, Oklahoma State and Illinois were believed to be frontrunners in landing Thomas for college. When Thomas’ friend Admon Gilder picked Texas A&M last week, the Aggies begin generating many rumbles in Thomas’ recruitment, and on Tuesday, Thomas verbally committed to Texas A&M at a press conference. The addition ... Read More »

Virginia and Memphis add top 100 junior guards

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On a busy Monday of high-major college basketball programs accepting verbal commitments, the Virginia Cavaliers and Memphis Tigers each accepted their second pledge in the 2016 recruiting cycle, taking an eye towards the future with current high school juniors. Both Kyle Guy and Randall Broddie made their way to Virginia and Memphis midnight madness events over the weekend, and followed with a commitment to each respective school. Guy looks like a perfect fit for head coach Tony Bennett’s ... Read More »