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Best Player: Omari Spellman, Villanova Best Potential: Omari Spellman, Villanova Best Scorer:  Shamorie Ponds, St. John Best Shooter: Myles Powell, Seton Hall Best Rebounder: Eddie Ediyor, Xavier Best Passer: Jagan Mosley, Georgetown Best Defender: Jagan Mosley, Georgetown Best Glue Guy: Tyrique Jones, Xavier Best Athlete: Tyrique Jones, Xavier 1. Villanova Wildcats Omari Spellman | 6′-8″ | PF | St. Thomas More (CT) Dylan …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 27, 2015, 10:14 pm
Marquette landed a key verbal commitment Tuesday night, as American Fork (UT) wing Brendan Bailey, a top -75 prospect, announced his verbal commitment to the program. Bailey, a skilled wing, was previously pledged to Arizona State (under their previous staff). Bailey joins in-state wing Sam Hauser in the class for Marquette to date. There won’t be a …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 21, 2015, 3:25 am
In recent years, the Iowa State Cyclones have focused on talented transfers from four year schools to fill its roster holes and make a positive impact. Sunday’s verbal commitment of 6′-2″ point guard Nick Noskowiak of Sun Prairie (WI) departed from head coach Fred Hoiberg’s usual plan, though, as Noskowiak is a top 100 recruit nationally from …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 26, 2015, 8:43 pm
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
The 2015 McDonald’s All American games are set to tip off at Chicago’s United Center on Wednesday, April 1, and a roster heavy with undecided players add intrigue to what is normally the premier high school basketball all-star game. The 38th annual boys game is playing in the fifth consecutive year in Chicago, and will …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: March 29, 2015, 12:33 pm
As the calendar turned over to 2015, it was time for 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

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsDerrick Wilson (Sr)John Dawson (Jr)John Dawson (Sr)Duane Wilson (Sr)
John Dawson (So)Duane Wilson (So)Duane Wilson (Jr)
Duane Wilson (Fr)
WingsJuan Anderson (Sr)Wally Ellenson (Jr)Wally Ellenson (Sr)Sandy Cohen (Sr)
Matt Carlino (Sr)JaJuan Johnson (Jr)JaJuan Johnson (Sr)Nick Noskowiak (Jr)
Wally Ellenson (Tr)Deonte Burton (Jr)Deonte Burton (Sr)Haanif Cheatham (Jr)
JaJuan Johnson (So)Sandy Cohen (So)Sandy Cohen (Jr)
Deonte Burton (So)Nick Noskowiak (Fr)Nick Noskowiak (So)
Sandy Cohen (Fr)Haanif Cheatham (Fr)Haanif Cheatham (So)
PostsSteve Taylor (Jr)Steve Taylor (Sr)Luke Fischer (Sr)Matt Heldt (Jr)
Luke Fischer (So)Luke Fischer (Jr)Matt Heldt (So)Henry Ellenson (Jr)
Matt Heldt (Fr)Henry Ellenson (So)
Henry Ellenson (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Sam Hauser6'-6"SFStevens Point (WI)HSVerbal
Brendan Bailey6'-7"SFAmerican Fork (UT)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Nick Noskowiak6'-2"PGSun Prairie (WI)HSSigned
Matt Heldt6'-10"CNeenah (WI)HSSigned
Hannif Cheatham6'-5"SGPembroke Pines (FL)HSSigned
Henry Ellenson6'-10"PFRice Lake (WI)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Sandy Cohen6'-5"SFSeymour (WI)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Deonte Burton6'-4"SFVincent (WI)HSSigned
Duane Wilson6'-2"PGDominican (WI)HSSigned
Jameel McKay6'-7"PFIndian Hills CC (IA)JCSigned
John Dawson6'-3"PGClovis (NM)HSSigned
JaJuan Johnson6'-5"SGSouthwind (TN)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Jamal Ferguson 6′-5″ SG Maury (VA) HS Signed
TJ Taylor 6′-4″ SG Paris JC (TX) JC Signed
Steve Taylor 6′-7″ SF Simeon (IL) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Derrick Wilson 6′-0″ PG Hotchkiss School (CT) HS Signed
Juan Anderson 6′-6″ SF Castro Valley (CL) HS Signed

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