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Another blue chip prospect is off the board. 6′-9″ power forward Carlton Bragg, the No. 14 ranked prospect nationally in the class of 2015, committed to the Kansas Jayhawks over Kentucky and Illinois. Bragg is the first member of Kansas’ 2015 recruiting class, but the Jayhawks are also in the mix for several of the remaining ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 10, 2015, 4:29 pm
As the calendar turned over to 2015, it was time for to update our recruiting class team rankings. Thirteen top 100 prospects (including 6 of the top 10) remain uncommitted in the class overall, which will unquestionably have a strong impact on the final rankings formulated in the summer. Still, as it currently stands two Wildcats ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 3, 2015, 6:10 pm
Sunday’s action from the City of Palms in Fort Myers, Florida, offered a break for the high school teams in attendance while showcasing six teams in the tournaments Signature Series. With only three games on tap, the schedule was light, but the play was anything but. Game 1: Montverde (Post Grad) 96 Northfield Mount Hermon (MA) ...
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: December 22, 2014, 2:30 pm
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 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

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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