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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
With the high school basketball season verging on half over in many parts of the country, it was time for Hoopniks.com to release a watch-list of freshmen prospects that have already made a splash on the high school basketball scene, nationally. Even before the high school season kicked off, though, many of these prospects on our ...
Posted: January 12, 2014, 7:54 pm
The 2014 Under Armour High School Showcase took place in Charlotte, North Carolina, on January 11, 2014. Thanks to Under Armour for the game recaps! Prime Prep (Texas) Defeats Wesleyan Christian (N.C.) 68-67 OT The finale of the inaugural Under Armour Showcase proved to be the best game of the day, as Prime Prep (Texas) ...
Posted: January 12, 2014, 4:49 pm
The Maryland Terrapins added the third member of its 2014 recruiting class on Sunday. Jared Nickens, a 6′-6″ prep school wing forward, made the call to join the Terps, according to multiple reports. Nickens will be a 5th year player at Westtown (PA) this season, after previously playing at St. Patrick (NJ). A borderline top-100 talent, ...
Posted: June 16, 2013, 8:54 pm
The nighttime arrival of Kentucky Wildcats pledge Karl Towns Jr. to the NBPA Top 100 created quite a stir at Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. As session four of the NBPA Top 100 camp tipped off, all eyes focused on the main court as Towns made his debut against another highly talented young prospect in Skal ...
Posted: June 15, 2013, 5:24 pm
The new composition of the ACC ensures it will be at or near the pinnacle of college hoops for years to come, and there’s increasing evidence that the Maryland Terrapins will be a major player in that mix. Since taking over as head coach, Mark Turgeon has been an effective recruiter, and the early duo ...
Posted: June 7, 2013, 2:17 pm
Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|JaQuan Newton||6'-2"||PG||Neumann-Goretti (PA)||HS||Signed|
|Omar Sherman||6'-8"||C||Duncanville (TX)||HS||Signed|
|James Palmer||6'-4"||SG||St. John's (DC)||HS||Signed|
|Ivan Uceda||6'-10"||C||Harum College (PA)||JC||Signed|
Class of 2017
|D.J. Russell||6'-5"||SF||Ribault (FL)||HS||Verbal|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|DeAndre Burnett||6'-1"||SG||Massanutten Military (VA)||Prep||Signed|
|Davon Reed||6'-6"||SF||Princeton Day (NJ)||HS||Signed|
|Derrick Griffin||6'-7"||PF||Terry (TX)||HS||Signed - Football|
|Cornelius Elder||5'-11"||PG||Ensworth (TN)||HS||Signed - Football|
|James Kelly||6'-8"||PF||Owens CC (OH)||JC||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Tonye Jekiri||6′-10″||C||Champagnat (FL)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2011
|Bishop Daniels||6′-3″||SG||Word of God (NC)||HS||Signed|