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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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Posted: April 10, 2015, 7:15 pm
|Point Guards||Derryck Thornton (Fr)||Derryck Thornton (So)||Derryck Thornton (Jr)||Derryck Thornton (Sr)|
|Wings||Matt 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)|
|Posts||Marshall 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
|Luke Kennard||6'-5"||SG||Franklin (OH)||HS||Signed|
|Chase Jeter||6'-10"||C||Bishop Gorman (NV)||HS||Signed|
|Antonio Vrankovic||6'-11"||C||Pine Crest (FL)||HS||Signed|
|Derryck Thornton||6'-1"||PG||Findlay Prep (NV)||HS||Signed|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2014
|Grayson Allen||6'-4"||SG||Providence (FL)||HS||Signed|
|Jahlil Okafor||6'-10"||C||Whitney Young (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Tyus Jones||6'-2"||PG||Apple Valley (MN)||HS||Signed|
|Justise Winslow||6'-6"||SF||St. John's (TX)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2013
|Matt Jones||6'-3"||SG||DeSoto (TX)||HS||Signed|
|Semi Ojeleye||6'-6"||SF||Ottawa (KS)||HS||Signed|
|Jabari Parker||6'-8"||PF||Simeon (IL)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Rasheed Sulaimon||6′-4″||SG||Strake Jesuit (TX)||HS||Signee|
|Amile Jefferson||6′-8″||PF||Friends Central (PA)||HS||Signee|
Class of 2011
|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|