Illinois Men’s Basketball Recruiting
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6′-7″ Justin Jackson, a native of Canada, joined the basketball factory at Findlay Prep (NV) this season, and has caught the interest and scholarship offers of numerous high-major programs. The track record Canadians has been extremely successful at Findlay Prep in recent years, as Anthony Bennett and Tristan Thompson were NBA Draft lottery picks and Cory Joseph is also currently in ...
Posted: February 28, 2014, 5:18 am
On Monday, the mother of top-15 caliber combo guard Charles Matthews, a prospect from the class of 2015, announced that a college decision was imminent. Eventually, the announcement date was set for Wednesday morning, at Matthews’ school. Matthews, who plays at St. Rita (IL), named a final five school list that included the Kentucky Wildcats, Illinois Fighting Illini, ...
Posted: February 26, 2014, 2:43 pm
Cliff Alexander is a 6′-8″+, 240 pound power forward from Curie (IL) in Chicago. He has a 7′-3″ wingspan and signed with the Kansas Jayhawks during the early signing period. Alexander is arguably the top player nationally in the 2014 class. Hoopniks.com first evaluated Alexander the summer after his freshman year of high school at the ...
Posted: February 17, 2014, 1:38 pm
Note: This post reflects the current composition of the college basketball programs involved in the Big Ten. Next year, Maryland and Rutgers will join the league. 1. Ohio State Buckeyes The Ohio State machine has been effective on the recruiting trail in recent seasons, and this crew is no less than stellar, with two potential ...
Posted: February 9, 2014, 9:30 pm
Note: This post reflects the current composition of the college basketball programs involved in the American Athletic Conference. Next year, East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa are set to join, while Louisville moves to the ACC and Rutgers joins the Big Ten. 1. Louisville Cardinals To no surprise given their past several years of track record, ...
Posted: February 7, 2014, 5:33 am
Make a short list of elite members of the 2016 class that have been identified so far, and one name that cannot be left off is 6′-7″ Jayson Tatum of Chaminade (MO). The lengthy wing can and has played positions 1 through 4 on the spring circuit so far for his Saint Louis Eagles traveling team and ...
Posted: June 5, 2013, 2:57 am
Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Michael Finke||6'-9"||PF||Centennial (IL)||HS||Signed|
|LeRon Black||6'-7"||PF||White Station (TN)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2015
|DJ Williams||6'-7"||SF||Simeon (IL)||HS||Verbal|
|Aaron Jordan||6'-4"||SG||Plainfield East (IL)||HS||Verbal|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Malcolm Hill||6'-5"||SG||Belleville East (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Maverick Morgan||6'-10"||C||Springboro (OH)||HS||Signed|
|Kendrick Nunn||6'-3"||SG||Simeon (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Jaylon Tate||6'-1"||PG||Simeon (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Austin Colbert||6'-9"||PF||Gill St. Bernard (NJ)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2011
|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|