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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
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: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 28, 2015, 3:11 am
Press Release On Friday, the St. John’s men’s basketball program received a National Letter of Intent from four-star point guard Marcus LoVett, Jr. The 6-foot southpaw from Chicago is a consensus top-25 point guard according to major national recruiting services and rated as high as No. 11 at his position in the Class of 2015. …
Author: Press Release
Posted: May 24, 2015, 2:16 pm
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
Best Player: Henry Ellenson, Marquette Best Potential: Henry Ellenson, Marquette Best Scorer: Jalen Brunson, Villanova Best Shooter: Sean McDermott, Butler Best Rebounder: Alex Owens, Providence Best Passer: Jalen Brunson, Villanova Best Defender: Haanif Cheatham, Marquette Best Glue Guy: Kaiser Gates, Xavier Best Athlete: Haanif Cheatham, Marquette 1. Marquette Golden Eagles Nick Noskowiak | 6′-2″ | PG | Sun Prairie (WI) Haanif Cheatham | 6′-5″ …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 21, 2014, 4:13 pm
College basketball’s early signing period ended Wednesday, November 19, and many programs added additional depth into their programs as the signing period closed. St. John’s, Georgia and Houston all made notable additions to help their programs going forward. St. John’s missed out on a big prize when Isaiah Briscoe opted for Kentucky over the Red Storm …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 21, 2014, 2:09 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Shamorie Ponds6'-1"PGThomas Jefferson (NY)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Yankuba Sima 6'-11"CElev8 Sports (FL)HSSigned
Darien Williams 6'-7"SFCity College of San Francisco (CA)JCSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Adonis Delarosa6'-10"CChrist the King (NY)HSSigned
Keith Thomas6'-7"PFWestchester CC (NY)CCSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Rysheed Jordan6'-4"PGVaux (PA)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Felix Balamou 6′-3″ SG OSNA (NY) HS Signed
Jakarr Sampson 6′-7″ SF Brewster Academy (NH) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Amir Garrett 6′-6″ SF Findlay Prep (NV) HS Signed
Maurice Harkless 6′-8″ SF South Kent (CT) HS Signed
D’Angelo Harrison 6′-3″ SG Dulles (TX) HS Signed
Nurideen Lindsey 6′-3″ SG Redlands CC (OK) JC Signed
God’s Gift Achiuwa 6′-8″ PF Erie CC (NY) JC Signed
Norvel Pelle 6′-10″ C Price (CA) HS Signed
Dom Pointer 6′-6″ SF Quality Education Academy (NC) HS Signed
Jakarr Sampson 6′-7″ SF Brewster Academy (NH) HS Signed
Phil Greene 6′-2″ PG IMG Academy (FL) HS Signed

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