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6′-1″ point guard Quade Green of Neumann-Goretti (PA) is unquestionably one of the top 5 point guards in his class nationally. The 2017 class overall is devoid of a deep talent pool of lead guards, making Green’s value even more significant in the class overall. On Sunday after capturing the FIBA Americas U18 gold in Chile, …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: July 24, 2016, 3:08 pm
The first sixteen players have been named to the roster of the 2016 Jordan Brand Classic. The games are are scheduled for April 15, 2016 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. New York will unquestionably be the place to be on the grassroots basketball scene during the weekend of April 15 to 17, …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: January 17, 2016, 3:33 pm
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
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: K.J. 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: K.J. 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: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: April 10, 2015, 2:47 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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