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As is often the case in life, the rich got richer in the world of college basketball on Sunday, as the Duke Blue Devils added to a 2016 recruiting class currently ranked as the top in the nation by 6′-8′ power forward Javin DeLaurier, a top-50 prospect from Virginia, announced his pledge to Duke. He …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 28, 2015, 2:04 am
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 …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 17, 2014, 12:32 am
Incoming junior point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has been one of the hottest names on the recruiting trail, dominating several events for his travelling squad, Team Loaded. As a result, it was no surprise when he was added to the USA Basketball Developmental National Team roster, and was selected to participate in the U17 training camp. While …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 27, 2014, 3:03 pm
For the next 72 hours, the Kindle version of the 2014 College Basketball Newcomers Guide is on sale at! The sale is a “countdown” sale, meaning the book will be almost 60% off for the first 36 hours, and end at approximately 30% off of the regular price of $6.99. The 60% off price is …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 15, 2014, 3:44 am
Paperback Version (At Paperback Version (At Kindle Version (At It’s a cruel irony for college basketball fans, having the best season-ending tournament, but a tremendous long off-season afterwards. The College Basketball Newcomers Guide helps break up the doldrums of the summer, as it breaks down every men’s D-1 college basketball recruiting class. With profiles of the …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 12, 2014, 1:09 am
The major all-star games are in the books and the 2013-2014 high school season is complete. With that in mind, it’s time to close the door on the 2014 class as they move on to college and focus on underclassmen. In all honesty, the expected rise to No. 1 by a single prospect just did not …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 5, 2014, 11:55 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Rodney Miller6'-10"COak Hill Academy (VA)HSVerbal

Class of 2017

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
D.J. Russell6'-5"SFRibault (FL)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
JaQuan Newton6'-2"PGNeumann-Goretti (PA)HSSigned
Omar Sherman6'-8"CDuncanville (TX)HSSigned
James Palmer6'-4"SGSt. John's (DC)HSSigned
Ivan Uceda6'-10"CHarum College (PA)JCSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
DeAndre Burnett6'-1"SGMassanutten Military (VA)PrepSigned
Davon Reed6'-6"SFPrinceton Day (NJ)HSSigned
Derrick Griffin6'-7"PFTerry (TX)HSSigned - Football
Cornelius Elder5'-11"PGEnsworth (TN)HSSigned - Football
James Kelly6'-8"PFOwens CC (OH)JCSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Tonye Jekiri 6′-10″ C Champagnat (FL) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Bishop Daniels 6′-3″ SG Word of God (NC) HS Signed

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