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Newly hired head coach Bruce Pearl’s first recruit for the Auburn Tigers is a major one, power forward Cinmeon Bowers of Chipola JC. Considered one of the top junior college forwards in the nation, Bowers is the first recruit to cast his lot for Pearl’s program. After a standout freshman season at Chipola, Bowers inked during ...
Posted: April 13, 2014, 5:24 pm
All aboard the coaching carousel While there has been no shortage of drama in the NCAA tournament, the drama off the court involving coaching changes has been arguably nearly as interesting for hardcore basketball fans. Two major new hires at Virginia Tech (Buzz Williams) and Auburn (Bruce Pearl) have the serious potential to revitalize two ...
Posted: March 24, 2014, 3:29 am
The rich get richer at Arizona With a top-5 caliber recruiting class already on the way to Tucson for the 2014-15, it isn’t as if the Arizona Wildcats needed to added additional talent to assure that next season’s roster would be loaded. As is often the case for college basketball’s blue bloods though, Arizona added ...
Posted: March 10, 2014, 4:26 am
Touted junior college wing Kedar Edwards pledged to the Florida State Seminoles on Monday night. Edwards played in high school at West Oaks (FL), and was originally set to attend LIU-Brooklyn out of high school. Edwards never gained eligibility at LIU-Brooklyn, and was off to State Fair CC (MO). Edwards will have three years of eligibility ...
Posted: March 4, 2014, 4:56 am
Note: This post reflects the current composition of the college basketball programs involved in the ACC. Next year, Louisville moves to the ACC and Maryland joins the Big Ten. 1. Duke Blue Devils Kentucky’s run on No. 1 ranked recruiting classes was snapped this year by the Duke Blue Devils, which landed a tremendous quartet. ...
Posted: February 8, 2014, 5:49 am
Two of the most elite unsigned prospects nationally in the 2014 class, No. 5 Myles Turner and No. 23 JaQuan Lyle are set to make official visits this weekend. Turner, a 6′-10″ forward, is set to visit the Oklahoma State Cowboys, while Lyle, a 6′-5″ guard, is headed to the campus of the Oregon Ducks. Turner, hailing from ...
Posted: January 31, 2014, 5:11 am
Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Norbertas Giga||6'-10"||C||St. Benedict's Prep (NJ)||HS||Signed|
|Robbie Berwick||6'-4"||SG||Atascadero (CA)||HS||Signed|
|Dayshawn Watkins||5'-10"||PG||Holmes (MS)||JC||Signed|
|Kedar Edwards||6'-5"||SF||State Fair CC (MO)||JC||Verbal|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Jarquez Smith||6'-9"||PF||Jones County (GA)||HS||Signed|
|Xavier Rathan-Mayes-||6'-4"||SG||Huntington Prep (WV)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Aaron Thomas||6′-5″||SG||Brewster Academy (NH)||HS||Signed|
|Devon Bookert||6′-3″||PG||Impact Academy (NV)||HS||Signed|
|Montay Brandon||6′-6″||PG||Wesleyan Christian (NC)||HS||Signed|
|Robert Gilchrist||6′-9″||PF||Polk State College (FL)||JC||Signed|
Class of 2011
|Antwan Space||6′-7″||SF||DeSoto (TX)||HS||Signed|
|Kiel Turpin||6′-11″||C||Lincoln College (IL)||JC||Signed|
|Terry Whisnant||6′-4″||SG||Cherryville (NC)||HS||Signed|