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Prospects are listed in alphabetical order. Players who did not play during the 2015-2016 season are not considered. Bashir Ahmed, 6′-7″, SG, Hutchinson CC (KS), St. John’s – Red Storm fans suffered through Chris Mullin’s first year as head coach, but help in the form of Ahmed, and others, is on the way.  Ahmed had …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 10, 2016, 5:00 pm
Best Player: Kameron McGusty, Oklahoma Best Potential: Emmanuel Malou, Iowa State Best Scorer: Jacob Young, Texas Best Shooter: Thomas Dziagwa, Oklahoma State Best Rebounder: Solomon Young, Iowa State Best Passer: Darrion Strong, Oklahoma Best Defender: Sagaba Konate, West Virginia Best Glue Guy: Chase Harler, West Virginia Best Athlete: Mark Vital, Baylor 1. Oklahoma Sooners Darrion Strong | 6′-2″ | PG | Coffeyville CC (KS) Kameron …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 28, 2015, 6:54 pm
After making official visits to Memphis, Arkansas and UNLV, 6′-2″ point guard Jaylen Fisher was ready to make a commitment. The top 50 prospect in the 2016 class announced for UNLV on Wednesday, in an ceremony at his school, Bolton (TN). Fisher is an aggressive point guard, who is a strong on the ball defender. Fisher …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 7, 2015, 3:22 pm
Throughout his brief tenure as head coach at Minnesota, Richard Pitino has worked to build the roster to fit his goal and style of play, which hasn’t been an easy transition. Additionally, while the Gophers have picked up players at the back end of the top 100, they still haven’t truly landed an elite prospect. …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2015, 11:49 am
The proliferation of prep schools has perhaps diminished the notoriety of being an elite junior college basketball recruit. Still, there are plenty of high major programs that harvest the top prospects at the two-year level each recruiting cycle, and many junior college transfers will eventually be heard from in key times in March for the …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 4, 2015, 3:44 pm
Best Player: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Potential: Kerwin Roach, Texas Best Scorer: Eric Davis, Texas Best Shooter: Kerwin Roach, Texas Best Rebounder: Esa Ahmad, West Virginia Best Passer: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Defender: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State Best Glue Guy: Jake Lindsey, Baylor Best Athlete: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State 1. Texas Longhorns Eric Davis | 6′-3″ | PG | Arthur …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 21, 2014, 10:50 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Mark Vital6'-5"SFWashington-Marion (LA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
King McClure6'-3"SGTriple A Academy (TX)HSSigned
Joseph Acuil7'-0"PFNeosho CC (KS)JCSigned
Jake Lindsey6'-5"SGOlympus (UT)HSSigned
Wendell Mitchell6'-2"SGRockdale (TX)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Damiyne Durham6'-5"SGOakwood (TX)HSSigned
T.J. Maston6'-7"PFDeSoto (TX)HSSigned
Lester Medford6'-1"PGIndian Hills (IA)JCSigned
Kobe Eubanks6'-5"SGOur Savior New American (NY)HSSigned
Deng Deng6'-8"PFLee College (TX)JCSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Ishmail Wainwright6'-5"SFMontrose Christian (MD)HSSigned
Johnathan Motley6'-9"PFNorth Shore (TX)HSSigned
Kenny Chery5'-11"PGState Fair (MO)JCSigned
Allerik Freeman6'-3"SGFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned

Class of 2012

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Isaiah Austin7'-0"CGrace Prep (TX)HSSigned
Ricardo Gathers6'-7"PFRiverside Academy (LA)HSSigned
LJ Rose6'-2"PGWestbury Christian (TX)HSSigned
Chad Rykhoek6'-11"CFort Worth Christian (TX)HSSigned

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