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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: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: November 27, 2015, 10:14 pm
Faced with the likely departure of All-American candidate point guard Kris Dunn to the NBA after the 2015-2016 season, the Providence Friars have been hot and heavy to land a replacement incoming point guard recruit. They did just that on Sunday night, as George Wythe (VA) lead guard Maliek White announced his commitment to Providence via Twitter. …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 28, 2015, 3:11 am
City of Palms Finals: After two intense semi-finals, the championship match-up is set. Montverde Academy (FL) beat Trinity (KY) 52-42 to advance to their third straight final and Wheeler outlasted Wesleyan Christian (NC) in the last game of the day. The top two seniors in the country square off in Ben Simmons (LSU signee) and Jaylen …
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: December 23, 2014, 2:35 pm
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Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: November 10, 2014, 8:06 pm
30. Donovan MITCHELL Height: 6’-3” Weight: 180 Position: SG High School (State): Brewster Academy (NH) Club Team (Affiliation): The City (Under Armour) Commitment: Louisville Cardinals Breakdown: Mitchell was unquestionably one of the summer’s fastest rising prospects, due to his athleticism and scoring ability. His profile blew up while playing for his grassroots team, The City, …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: October 19, 2014, 3:06 pm
New head coach Buzz Williams isn’t wasting any time building the Virginia Tech Hokies program in his image, as he has overhauled the majority of the roster since taking over last spring. Virginia Tech landed perhaps another important building block on Sunday, as pure point guard Justin Robinson of St. James (MD) announced his verbal commitment, …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: October 12, 2014, 9:38 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Maliek White6'-1"PG George Wythe (VA)HSVerbal

Class of 2017

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Javon Taylor6'-3"SGBeaver Country Day (MA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Ryan Fazekas6'-6"SFMarquette Catholic (IN)HSSigned
Alex Owens6'-8"PFOak Ridge (FL)HSSigned
Drew Edwards6'-3"SGCalvert Hall (MD)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jalen Lindsay6'-7"SFHuntington Prep (WV)HSSigned
Ben Bentil6'-8"PFSt. Andrew's (DE)HSSigned
Paschal Chukwu7'-1"CFairfield Prep (CT)HSSigned
Kyron Cartwright6'-0"PGCompton (CA)HSSigned
Tyree Chambers6'-2"PGGermanyHSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Brandon Austin6'-6"SGImhotep Charter (PA)HSSigned
Rodney Bullock6'-7"SFKecoughtan (VA)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Josh Fortune 6′-5″ SF Kecoughtan (VA) HS Signed
Kris Dunn 6′-2″ PG New London (CT) HS Signed
Ricardo Ledo 6′-6″ SG Notre Dame Prep (MA) HS Signed
Ian Baker 6′-1″ PG Arlington Country Day (FL) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Kiwi Gardner 5′-7″ PG Westwind Prep (AZ) HS Signed
LaDontae Henton 6′-5″ SF Eastern (MI) HS Signed

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