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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
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
The proliferation of prep schools has perhaps diminished the notoriety of being an elite junior college basketball recruit. Still, there are plenty of high major programs that harvest the top prospects at the two-year level each recruiting cycle, and many junior college transfers will eventually be heard from in key times in March for the ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 4, 2015, 3:44 pm
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 Hoopniks.com 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

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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