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Myles Turner’s intentions become more known The recruitment of the top uncommitted basketball recruit in the country, 6′-11″ center Myles Turner of Euless Trinity (TX) became more clear over the last week. The nation’s No. 5 ranked prospect took his first two official visit trips to the Ohio State Buckeyes and Oklahoma State Cowboys, respectively, and it remained ...
Posted: March 3, 2014, 1:17 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
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
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
6′-9″ junior center Jahlil Okafor of Whitney Young (IL), currently the nation’s consensus top prospect in the ’14 recruiting cycle, has narrowed his list of potential colleges to eight. Okafor posted that he is considering, in no particular order, the Arizona Wildcats, Baylor Bears, Duke Blue Devils, Illinois Fighting Illini, Kentucky Wildcats, Kansas Jayhawks, Michigan State Spartans ...
Posted: May 29, 2013, 7:15 pm
On Wednesday, the Michigan State Spartans announced that they signed Alvin Ellis, a 6′-4″ shooting guard from De La Salle (IL). Head coach Tom Izzo remarked on the signing in a release: “Alvin will be a great addition to our backcourt. We like his offensive skill set, especially his shooting touch, hitting 40 percent from three ...
Posted: April 24, 2013, 9:16 pm
Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Lourawls Nairn||5'-11"||PG||Sunrise Christian (KS)||HS||Signed|
|Javon Bess||6'-5"||SG||Lincoln (OH)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2015
|Deyonta Davis||6'-9"||PF||Muskegon (MI)||HS||Verbal|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Gavin Schilling||6'-9"||PF||Findlay Prep (NV)||HS||Signed|
|Alvin Ellis||6'-3"||SG||De La Salle (IL)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Kenny Kaminski||6′-8″||PF||Medina (OH)||HS||Signed|
|Matt Costello||6′-9″||C||Bay City Western (MI)||HS||Signed|
|Denzel Valentine||6′-4″||SG||Sexton (MI)||HS||Signed|
|Gary Harris||6′-4″||SG||Hamilton Southeastern (IN)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2011
|Dwaun Anderson||6′-3″||SG||Suttons Bay (MI)||HS||Signed|
|Branden Dawson||6′-6″||SF||Wallace (IN)||HS||Signed|
|Brandan Kearney||6′-6″||SF||Southeastern (MI)||HS||Signed|
|Travis Trice||6′-0″||PG||Wayne (OH)||HS||Signed|