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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
The following is an except from the FREE 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication, published by Hoopniks.com. Download your copy of the 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication using the button below this paragraph. The publication includes the Terrific 30 High School Rankings, Top 5 Post Graduate teams, Top 100 Seniors, Best Tournaments and …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 10, 2014, 8:06 pm
Texas A&M has an elite recruiting class, with the addition of Elijah Thomas to Tyler Davis, D.J. Hogg, and Admon Gilder. Top 15 senior prospects Ivan Rabb and Isaiah Briscoe both narrowed their lists. Florida, Maryland, Texas, Baylor, Oklahoma, and Stanford all landed key 2015 recruits. Washington added two post prospects, but lost 2016 commit …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 27, 2014, 3:32 am

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)
Kendal Yancy (Jr)Jordan Barnett (Jr)
Jordan Barnett (So)Kerwin Roach (So)
Kerwin Roach (Fr)
PostsPrince Ibeh (Sr)Shaquille Cleare (Sr)
Cameron Ridley (Sr)
Shaquille Cleare (Jr)
Connor Lammert (Sr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jacob Young6'-0"PGYates (TX)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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