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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
49. Charles MATTHEWS Height: 6’-6” 1/2 Weight: 180 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-8” 1/2 High School (State): St. Rita (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Meanstreets (Nike) Commitment: Kentucky Wildcats Breakdown: In late February, Matthews picked Kentucky over a list of finalists which included Illinois, Kansas, Michigan State and Marquette. A one-time top-10 recruit in the 2015 class, Matthews ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 5, 2014, 11:54 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′-9″ power forward Carlton Bragg of Villa Angela-St. Joseph (OH) is a top 15 prospect nationally in the incoming senior class. On Labor Day, Bragg trimmed his list of college basketball programs under consideration to UCLA, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky and Arizona. Perhaps the most surprising cut from Bragg’s consideration is his in-state program, Ohio State. Bragg ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 9:36 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
Nebraska landed the first top 100 incoming freshman product in head coach Tim Miles’ tenure for the Cornhuskers, as 6′-0″ point guard Glynn Watson announced his commitment. Watson, ranked the No. 76 prospect in the nation by Hoopniks.com, picked Nebraska over Tennessee and Creighton. He’s the second member in Nebraska’s 2015 recruiting haul, joining frontcourt player Michael Jacobson.  ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 3:08 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Cliff Alexander6'-9"PFCurie (IL)HSSigned
Kelly Oubre6'-7"SFFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned
Devonte Graham6'-2"PG Brewster Academy (NH)PrepSigned
Sviatoslav “Svi” Mykhailiuk6'-7"SGUkraine HSSigned

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Conner Frankamp6'-1"PGWichita North (KS)HSSigned
Brannen Greene6'-7"SFMary Persons (GA)HSSigned
Joel Embiid7'-0"CThe Rock School (FL)HSSigned
Wayne Selden6'-5"SGTilton School (NH)HSSigned
Frank Mason5'-11"PGMassanutten Academy (VA)PrepSigned
Andrew Wiggins6'-8"SFHuntington Prep (WV)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Zach Peters6'-9"PFPrestonwood Christian (TX)HSSigned
Perry Ellis6'-8"SFWichita Heights (KS)HSSigned
Landen Lucas6'-9"CWestview (OR)HSSigned
Andrew White6'-6"SFMiller School (VA)HSSigned
Anrio Adams6'-4"PGRainier Beach (WA)HSSigned

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