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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
The Texas Longhorns addressed a major area of need on its roster going forward on Thursday, landing a verbal commitment from 6′-10″ center James Banks of La Lumiere School (IN). With Cameron Ridley, Prince Ibeh and Connor Lammert set to graduate from this year’s team, Shaquille Cleare was going to be the only big man on next …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 8, 2015, 5:22 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
Now in its 14th year, the Jordan Brand Classic will return to Brooklyn, N.Y., on Friday with games showcasing the top boys, girls and international basketball players. For the third consecutive year, Barclays Center will host the top boys in the nation on Friday, April 17, as part of a quadruple-header event. These future stars follow …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 16, 2015, 5:14 pm
As the calendar turned over to 2015, it was time for Hoopniks.com to update our recruiting class team rankings. Thirteen top 100 prospects (including 6 of the top 10) remain uncommitted in the class overall, which will unquestionably have a strong impact on the final rankings formulated in the summer. Still, as it currently stands two Wildcats …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 3, 2015, 6:10 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

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsJavan Felix (Sr)Isaiah Taylor (Sr)Eric Davis (Jr)Eric Davis (Sr)
Isaiah Taylor (Jr)Eric Davis (So)Jacob Young (So)Jacob Young (Jr)
Eric Davis (Fr)Jacob Young (Fr)
WingsDemarcus Holland (Sr)Damarcus Croaker (Sr)Jordan Barnett (Sr)Kerwin Roach (Sr)
Damarcus Croaker (Jr)Kendal Yancy (Sr)Tevin Mack (Jr)Tevin Mack (Sr)
Kendal Yancy (Jr)Jordan Barnett (Jr)
Jordan Barnett (So)Kerwin Roach (So)
Kerwin Roach (Fr)Tevin Mack (So)
Tevin Mack (Fr)
PostsPrince Ibeh (Sr)Shaquille Cleare (Sr)James Banks (So)James Banks (Jr)
Cameron Ridley (Sr)James Banks (Fr)
Shaquille Cleare (Jr)
Connor Lammert (Sr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jacob Young6'-0"PGYates (TX)HSVerbal
James Banks6'-10"CLa Lumiere (IN)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Eric Davis6'-3"PGArthur Hill (MI)HSSigned
Kerwin Roach6'-3"SGNorth Shore (TX)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jordan Barnett6'-7"SFChristian Brothers (MO)HSSigned
Myles Turner6'-11"CEuless Trinity (TX)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Isaiah Taylor6'-2"PGThe Village School (TX)HSSigned
DeMarcus Croaker6'-3"SGJones (FL)HSSigned
Kendal Harris6'-3"PGBerkner (TX)HSSigned
Martez Walker6'-5"SFPershing (MI)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Cameron Ridley 6′-10″ C Bush (TX) HS Signed
Javan Felix 5′-11″ PG St. Augustine (LA) HS Signed
Connor Lammert 6′-9″ PF Churchill (TX) HS Signed
Prince Ibeh 6′-10″ C Naaman Forest (TX) HS Signed
Ioannis Papapetrou 6′-8″ SF Florida Air Academy (FL) HS Signed
DeMarcus Holland 6′-3″ SG Naaman Forest (TX) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Jonathan Holmes 6′-8″ PF Antonian Prep (TX) HS Signed
Sheldon McClellan 6′-5″ SG Bellaire (TX) HS Signed
Julien Lewis 6′-3″ SG La Marque (TX) HS Signed
Myck Kabongo 6′-2″ PG Findlay Prep (NV) HS Signed
Kevin Thomas 6′-7″ PF Christian Faith Academy (NC) HS Signed
Sterling Gibbs 6′-1″ PG Seton Hall Prep (NJ) HS Signed
Jaylen Bond 6′-7″ PF Plymouth-Whitemarsh (PA) HS Signed

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