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Best Player: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Potential: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Scorer: Jalen Coleman-Lands, Illinois Best Shooter: Brevin Pritzl, Wisconsin Best Rebounder: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Passer: Mickey Mitchell, Ohio State Best Defender: Daniel Giddens, Ohio State Best Glue Guy: D.J. Williams, Illinois Best Athlete: Corey Sanders, Rutgers 1. Ohio State Buckeyes A.J. Harris | 5′-10″ | PG | ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 22, 2014, 11:23 pm
The following is an except from the FREE 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication, published by Hoopniks.com. Download your copy of the 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication using the button below this paragraph. The publication includes the Terrific 30 High School Rankings, Top 5 Post Graduate teams, Top 100 Seniors, Best Tournaments and ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 10, 2014, 8:06 pm
The Iowa Hawkeyes are now one of only a handful of high-major programs that have four recruits verbally committed at this stage in the 2015 recruiting cycle, as they earned a verbal commitment from 6′-5″ wing Isaiah Moss of Simeon (IL) on Sunday. Moss joins a fellow Chicago-native in Brandon Hutton, as well as outside sharpshooter Andrew Fleming ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 3, 2014, 4:14 am
14. Carlton BRAGG Height: 6’-8” Weight: 220 Position: PF Wingspan: 6’-10” High School (State): Villa Angela-St. Joseph (OH) Club Team (Affiliation): Ohio Basketball Club (adidas) Breakdown: Despite having his junior year of high school limited by an injury, Carlton Bragg has remained one of the most heavily-pursued power forwards in the 2015 class. Only Kentucky, Kansas, UCLA and ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 1, 2014, 1:44 pm
17. Jalen BRUNSON Height: 6’-2” Weight: 193 Position: PG Wingspan: 6’-3” High School (State): Stevenson (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Mac Irvin Fire (Nike) Commitment: Villanova Wildcats Breakdown: Jalen Brunson is arguably the top pure point guard nationally, and the son of a former Temple Owls standout, Rick Brunson. At several times during his recruitment it ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 30, 2014, 4:00 am
Things can and do change quickly on the college basketball trail and 6′-9″ center Elijah Thomas of Lancaster (TX) may be a case in point of that. Just last week, Oklahoma State and Illinois were believed to be frontrunners in landing Thomas for college. When Thomas’ friend Admon Gilder picked Texas A&M last week, the Aggies begin generating ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 22, 2014, 3:19 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
DJ Williams6'-7"SFSimeon (IL)HSSigned
Aaron Jordan6'-4"SGPlainfield East (IL)HSSigned
Jalen Coleman-Lands6'-4"SGLa Lumiere School (IN)HSSigned
Darius Paul6'-8"PFLamar State (TX)JCSigned

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Michael Finke6'-9"PFCentennial (IL)HSSigned
LeRon Black6'-7"PFWhite Station (TN)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NamePositionHeightSchool (State)TypeStatus
Malcolm Hill6'-5"SGBelleville East (IL)HSSigned
Maverick Morgan6'-10"CSpringboro (OH)HSSigned
Kendrick Nunn6'-3"SGSimeon (IL)HSSigned
Jaylon Tate6'-1"PGSimeon (IL)HSSigned
Austin Colbert6'-9"PFGill St. Bernard (NJ)HSSigned

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Tracy Abrams 6′-1″ PG Mount Carmel (IL) HS Signed
Nnanna Egwu 6′-10″ C St. Ignatius (IL) HS Signed
Mycheal Henry 6′-6″ SF Orr (IL) HS Signed
Mike Shaw 6′-8″ PF De La Salle (IL) HS Signed
Devin Langford 6′-7″ SF Lee (AL) HS Signed
Ibrahima Djimde 6′-9″ PF Huntington Prep (WV) HS Signed

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