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Realistically, 7′-0″ center Stephen Zimmerman of Bishop Gorman (NV) could have had his pick of any college basketball program in the nation. In the end, Zimmerman found what he needed close to home, as he announced on Thursday night he’ll stay in Las Vegas, as a pledge to UNLV. Zimmerman is currently ranked as the No. ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 17, 2015, 4:03 am
Now in its 14th year, the Jordan Brand Classic will return to Brooklyn, N.Y., on Friday with games showcasing the top boys, girls and international basketball players. For the third consecutive year, Barclays Center will host the top boys in the nation on Friday, April 17, as part of a quadruple-header event. These future stars follow ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 16, 2015, 5:14 pm
Facing several departures from their reigning National Championship team, which didn’t have much depth to begin with, the Duke Blue Devils are starting to get busy on the recruiting trail. 6′-10″ center Antonio Vrankovic of Pine Crest (FL) verbally committed to Duke on Wednesday, joining top 25 prospects Chase Jeter and Luke Kennard in the class thus far. Vrankovic is ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 16, 2015, 1:31 pm
Some of the world’s top youth basketball players assembled on Saturday for the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit game in Portland, Oregon. After the talented titans clashed, World won a hard-fought game over the United States, 103-101. The World team demonstrated a long and defensively-strong frontline and scored the first 10 points of the game. The United ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 11, 2015, 9:21 pm
Following an unexpected run to the Final Four, fans of the Michigan State Spartans have plenty to be excited about. The state of head coach Tom Izzo’s program got even better on Friday, as 6′-9″ center Caleb “Biggie” Swanigan of Homestead (IN) verbally committed, bolstering their recruiting class to top-10 status nationally. Swanigan is currently ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 11, 2015, 3:53 am
6′-9″ junior forward Jayson Tatum of Chaminade (MO) is unquestionably one of the most talented players in high school basketball. On Friday, where he may play his college basketball in the future became more clear, as Tatum named a quartet of contenders for his services. Tatum announced he’ll considered three traditional college basketball powerhouses, the Duke Blue ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 10, 2015, 7:15 pm

Scholarship Grid

Positions2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019
Point GuardsDerryck Thornton (Fr)Derryck Thornton (So)Derryck Thornton (Jr)Derryck Thornton (Sr)
WingsMatt Jones (Jr)Matt Jones (Sr)Grayson Allen (Sr)Luke Kennard (Sr)
Grayson Allen (So)Grayson Allen (Jr)Luke Kennard (Jr)
Luke Kennard (Fr)Luke Kennard (So)
PostsMarshall Plumlee (Sr)Sean Obi (Jr)Sean Obi (Sr)Chase Jeter (Sr)
Amile Jefferson (Sr)Chase Jeter (So)
Chase Jeter (Jr)
Antonio Vrankovic (Sr)
Sean Obi (So)Antonio Vrankovic (So)Antonio Vrankovic (Jr)
Chase Jeter (Fr)
Antonio Vrankovic (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Luke Kennard6'-5"SGFranklin (OH)HSSigned
Chase Jeter6'-10"CBishop Gorman (NV)HSSigned
Antonio Vrankovic6'-11"CPine Crest (FL)HSSigned
Derryck Thornton6'-1"PGFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Grayson Allen6'-4"SGProvidence (FL)HSSigned
Jahlil Okafor6'-10"CWhitney Young (IL)HSSigned
Tyus Jones6'-2"PGApple Valley (MN)HSSigned
Justise Winslow6'-6"SFSt. John's (TX)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Matt Jones6'-3"SGDeSoto (TX)HSSigned
Semi Ojeleye6'-6"SFOttawa (KS)HSSigned
Jabari Parker6'-8"PFSimeon (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Rasheed Sulaimon 6′-4″ SG Strake Jesuit (TX) HS Signee
Amile Jefferson 6′-8″ PF Friends Central (PA) HS Signee

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Austin Rivers 6′-5″ SG Winter Park (FL) HS Signed
Quinn Cook 6′-1″ PG Oak Hill Academy (VA) HS Signed
Michael Gbinije 6′-6″ SF Benedictine (VA) HS Signed
Marshall Plumlee 7′-0″ C Christ School (NC) HS Signed
Alex Murphy 6′-9″ SF St. Mark’s (MA) HS Signed

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