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The pipeline from DeMatha Catholic (MD) to Notre Dame has been fortuitous as of late, and it continued on Tuesday night. Top 30 wing D.J. Harvey of the aforementioned DeMatha Catholic (MD), who was arguably the top 2017 prospect being pursued by the Fighting Irish, announced for Notre Dame. Harvey picked Notre Dame over Alabama …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2016, 1:12 pm
Alvin (TX) wing forward Savion Flagg, currently ranked as the No. 60 prospect in the country, committed to Texas A&M on Wednesday. Flagg is supremely athletic and has a great physical base with which to go forward. He joins two other natives of Texas, dynamic guard T.J. Starks of Lancaster (TX) and Isiah Jasey, a big man currently …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 15, 2016, 11:53 am
Pittsburgh added a servicable big man to new head coach Kevin Stallings’ first class for the Panthers. 6′-10″ post Terrell Brown was arguably the most important pledge of the weekend when he committed to Pitt, per multiple reports. Brown joins Paul VI (VA) point guard Aaron Thompson as pledges to Pitt for 2017 at this point. Brown …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 5, 2016, 2:40 pm
After a weekend official visit to Texas, Cristo Rey Jesuit (MN) post Jericho Sims verbally committed to Texas. Sims is considered a top 100 player by many sources, and picked the Longhorns over Minnesota (where his father played) and other high-majors. At 6′-9″, Sims has plenty of room to add to his frame without losing the …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 31, 2016, 12:55 am
6′-7″ forward Troy Baxter was considered a borderline top-100 prospect in the 2016 class, and a very promising athlete when he signed with South Florida. Now, Baxter is no longer matriculating to South Florida, according to a Evan Daniels of Daniels reported that Baxter has turned an eye directly towards the West Coast, and is down …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 29, 2016, 2:25 am
As summer turns to fall, it’s hard to imagine the sneaker wars still being on-going without a respite, but the weekend’s events were a perfect illustration of the high-stakes world of elite recruits. Under Armour’s longtime Elite 24 event was once again televised on ESPNU, but like last year, Nike decided to offer an alternative …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 22, 2016, 4:01 am

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsEric Davis (So)Eric Davis (Jr)Eric Davis (Sr)Jacob Young (Sr)
Jacob Young (Fr)Jacob Young (So)Jacob Young (Jr)
WingsDamarcus Croaker (Sr)Jordan Barnett (Sr)Kerwin Roach (Sr)Andrew Jones (Sr)
Kendal Yancy (Sr)Tevin Mack (Jr)Tevin Mack (Sr)
Jordan Barnett (Jr)Andrew Jones (So)Andrew Jones (Jr)
Kerwin Roach (So)
Tevin Mack (So)
Andrew Jones (Fr)
PostsShaquille Cleare (Sr)James Banks (So)James Banks (Jr)James Banks (Sr)
James Banks (Fr)Jarrett Allen (So)Jarrett Allen (Jr)Jarrett Allen (Sr)
Jarrett Allen (Fr)Royce Hamm (Fr)Royce Hamm (So)Royce Hamm (Jr)
Jericho Sims (Fr)Jericho Sims (So)Jericho Sims (Jr)

Incoming Recruits

Class of 2017

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Royce Hamm6'-8"PFAldine Davis (TX)HSVerbal
Jericho Sims6'-9"PFCristo Rey Jesuit (MN)HSVerbal