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The first full recruiting class at Texas landed by head coach Shaka Smart looks terrific. The addition of top-25 prospect Jarrett Allen, a 6′-10″ big man, to three other players with top-100 caliber talent gives the Longhorns a deep and talented base to build from in the future. “We couldn’t be more excited about Jarrett joining …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 5, 2016, 2:28 pm
The recruitment of the No. 1 player and prospect in the 2016 class according to Hoopniks.com, Josh Jackson of Prolific Prep (CA) via Michigan, is over. Jackson announced via Twitter on Monday that he is headed to Kansas to play college basketball. Jackson’s final three programs before making his decision were Arizona, Kansas and Michigan State. If …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 12, 2016, 3:39 am
Imposing center Udoka Azbuike, a 6′-11″, 260 pound big man from Potter’s House (FL) has announced his college choice. The No. 32 prospect in the 2016 class, and without question one of the most physically dominant players nationally, has picked the Kansas Jayhawks. North Carolina and Florida State were also involved in Azbuike’s recruitment. A native …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 29, 2016, 1:47 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
The Kansas Jayhawks landed their first verbal commitment for the 2016 recruiting cycle on Saturday, as 6′-9″ power forward Mitch Lightfoot of Gilbert Christian (AZ) announced his pledge. Lightfoot reportedly popped for Kansas over in-state Arizona, along with Pac-12 programs Stanford and Utah, as well as St. John’s. As a junior, Lightfoot was committed to New …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 25, 2015, 3:19 am
Alabama’s new head coach Avery Johnson continued building his terrific first recruiting class on Wednesday, snaring a verbal commitment from top-75 prospect Braxton Key (formerly Blackwell) of Oak Hill Academy (VA). Key, a 6′-7″ combo forward with great ball skills, joins top-15 prospect Terrance Ferguson, a 6′-7 wing, and 6′-5″ junior college forward Ar’Mond Davis in what is …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 21, 2015, 11:58 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsFrank Mason (Jr)Frank Mason (Sr)Devonte Graham (Sr)
Devonte Graham (So)Devonte Graham (Jr)
WingsBrannen Greene (Jr)Brannen Greene (Sr)
Wayne Selden (Jr)Wayne Selden (Sr)Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (Sr)Lagerald Vick (Sr)
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (So)Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (Jr)Lagerald Vick (Jr)
Lagerald Vick (Fr)Lagerald Vick (So)
PostsPerry Ellis (Sr)Dwight Coleby (Sr)Cheick Diallo (Jr)Cheick Diallo (Sr)
Jamari Traylor (Sr)Landen Lucas (Sr)Carlton Bragg (Jr)Carlton Bragg (Sr)
Hunter Mickelson (Sr)Cheick Diallo (So)Mitch Lightfoot (So)Mitch Lightfoot (Jr)
Dwight Coleby (Jr)Carlton Bragg (So)Udoka Azbuike (So)Udoka Azbuike (Jr)
Landen Lucas (Jr)Mitch Lightfoot (Fr)
Cheick Diallo (Fr)Udoka Azbuike (Fr)
Carlton Bragg (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Mitch Lightfoot6'-9"PFGilbert Christian (AZ)HSSigned
Udoka Azbuike6'-11"CPotter's House (FL)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Carlton Bragg6'-9"PFVASJ (OH)HSSigned
Cheick Diallo6'-9"COur Savior New American (NY)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (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

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
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

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
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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