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Height: 6′-9″ Weight: 280 Wingspan: 7′-1″ Position: C High School (State): MacDuffie School (PA) Club Team (Affiliation): PSA Cardinals (Nike) Commitment: Villanova Wildcats Our Take: One of the most physical players nationally, Spellman has the ability to be a force to be reckoned with in the Big East. Spellman possesses a tremendous combination of skill (great hands and soft shooting …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 1, 2015, 8:52 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
Press Release The 2015 Nike Hoop Summit will be played at 12 p.m. (PST) on Saturday, April 11 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Elite center Caleb Swanigan of Homestead (IN) is expected to announce his college decision in conjunction with the game. The Nike Hoop Summit is …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 10, 2015, 2:47 pm
It did not take long for the action to heat up inside the Quest Multiplex in Chicago, IL this morning. The McDonald’s All-American festivities began on Sunday, but the practice on Monday served as the first gathering for all team members. With media and NBA personnel on hand, both the East and West teams were …
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: March 30, 2015, 7:52 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
Interior bruiser Omari Spellman, a 6′-8″ big man from MacDuffie School (MA) by way of Ohio, started Villanova’s 2016 class off with a bang, popping for the Wildcats this week. He is our No. 26 prospect in the 2016 class, and a player who should be physically ready to compete early, given his 250 pound frame. …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: February 22, 2015, 3:42 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsDylan Ennis (Sr)Jalen Brunson (So)Jalen Brunson (Jr)Jalen Brunson (Sr)
Ryan Arcidiacono (Sr)
Jalen Brunson (Fr)
WingsKris Jenkins (Jr)Kris Jenkins (Sr)Phil Booth (Sr)Donte DiVincenzo (Sr)
Josh Hart (Jr)Josh Hart (Sr)Mikal Bridges (Sr)
Phil Booth (So)Phil Booth (Jr)Donte DiVincenzo (Jr)
Mikal Bridges (So)Mikal Bridges (Jr)
Donte DiVincenzo (Fr)Donte DiVincenzo (So)
PostsDaniel Ochefu (Sr)Darryl Reynolds (Sr)Tim Delaney (Jr)Tim Delaney (Sr)
Darryl Reynolds (Jr)Tim Delaney (So)Omari Spellman (So)Omari Spellman (Jr)
Tim Delaney (Fr)Omari Spellman (Fr)Dylan Painter (So)Dylan Painter (Jr)
Dylan Painter (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Omari Spellman6'-8"PFMacDuffie School (MA)HSVerbal
Dylan Painter6'-10"CHershey (PA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Tim Delaney6'-9"PFPittman (NJ)HSSigned
Donte DiVincenzo6'-4"SGSalesianum School (DE)HSSigned
Jalen Brunson6'-2"PGStevenson (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Phil Booth6'-2"PGMount St. Joseph (MD)HSSigned
Mikal Bridges6'-7"SFGreat Valley (PA)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Kris Jenkins6'-6"SFGonzaga (DC)HSSigned
Josh Hart6'-4"SGSidwell Friends (DC)HSSigned
Darryl Reynolds6'-8"PFWorcester Academy (MA)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Ryan Arcidiacono 6′-3″ PG Neshaminy (PA) HS Signed
Daniel Ochefu 6′-10″ C Westtown School (PA) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Tyrone Johnson 6′-3″ PG Montrose Christian (MD) HS Signed
Achraf Yacoubou 6′-3″ SG Long Island Lutheran (NY) HS Signed
Darrun Hilliard 6′-5″ SF Liberty (PA) HS Signed
Markus Kennedy 6′-9″ C Brewster Academy (NH) HS Signed

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