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42. Derrick JONES Height: 6′-6″ Weight: 185 Position: SF Wingspan: 6′-11″ High School (State): Archbishop Carroll (PA) Club Team (Affiliation): We-R-1 (Under Armour) Breakdown: One of the elite athletes in the 2015 class, Jones is an above-the-rim dynamo capable of winning most any dunk contest, anywhere. Jones recently narrowed his list to Auburn, Florida, Louisville, North ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:28 pm
Over the course of the past year, Jayson Tatum of Chaminade (MO) has established himself as a legitimate contender for the No. 1 player slot in the 2016 class nationally. As such, he’s the type of prospect that has his pick of any college basketball program. Tatum trimmed his list to ten schools over the weekend, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 9:48 pm
6′-8″ forward Brandon Ingram of Kinston (NC) has established himself as one of the elite prospects nationally over the course of the spring and summer. To no surprise, many of the nation’s elite college basketball programs have heavily pushed to land Ingram, but only six finalists were named when Ingram released his list on Sunday ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 4:02 am
Tuesday saw the verbal commitments of two top-100 prospects, shooting guards Jimmy Whitt of Hickman (MO) and Kenny Williams of LC Bird (VA). Whitt popped for the Arkansas Razorbacks, while in a surprise Williams picked VCU. Whitt is capable of playing in both guard slots at Arkansas, and was a strong pick-up in that regard, especially given the ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 20, 2014, 3:45 am
Derrick Jones, one of the elite talents on the wing in the 2015 class and a top-25 overall prospect, narrowed his list to nine schools. The Archbishop Carroll (PA) standout is now considering Auburn, Florida, Louisville, North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas, Arizona, UConn and UNLV. A supreme athlete, capable of flying to the cup in even the ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 16, 2014, 5:55 pm
Skal Labissiere, a legitimate contender (although perhaps a dark horse) for the No. 1 slot in the 2015 class overall, slashed his college recruitment list down to six on Tuesday. Kentucky and Memphis are considered the primary contenders to land Labissiere, with North Carolina, Tennessee, Baylor and Georgetown also among the finalists. My final 6! ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 13, 2014, 3:42 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Joel Berry6'-1"PGLake Highland Prep (FL)HSSigned
Justin Jackson6'-7"SFHCYA (TX)HSSigned
Theo Pinson6'-5"SFWesleyan Christian (NC)HSSigned

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Isaiah Hicks6'-9"PFWebb (NC)HSSigned
Nate Britt6'-1"PGOak Hill (VA)HSSigned
Kennedy Meeks6'-9"CWest Charlotte (NC)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Marcus Paige 6′-1″ PG Linn-Mar (IA) HS Signed
JP Tokoto 6′-6″ SF Menomonee Falls (WI) HS Signed
Joel James 6′-10″ C Dwyer (FL) HS Signed
Brice Johnson 6′-9″ PF Edisto (NC) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
James McAdoo 6′-8″ PF Norfolk Christian (VA) HS Signed
PJ Hairston 6′-4″ SG Hargrave Military Academy (VA) HS Signed
Stilman White 6′-1″ PG Hoggard (NC) HS Signed
Desmond Hubert 6′-9″ PF New Egypt (NJ) HS Signed
Jackson Simmons 6′-8″ PF Smoky Mountain (NC) HS Signed