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Flint, Michigan native Miles Bridges, a top 15 prospect in the 2016 class, announced his intention to attend Michigan State on Saturday. Bridges, a power wing at 6′-6″, popped for the Spartans over Indiana and Kentucky. Bridges’ decision marks two consecutive weeks in which the Spartans and head coach Tom Izzo have received a top 50 …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 3, 2015, 4:35 pm
Throughout his brief tenure as head coach at Minnesota, Richard Pitino has worked to build the roster to fit his goal and style of play, which hasn’t been an easy transition. Additionally, while the Gophers have picked up players at the back end of the top 100, they still haven’t truly landed an elite prospect. …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2015, 11:49 am
Depending on which service you prefer, as many as a half-dozen Top 100 prospects came off the board in what was an eventful weekend of official visits held mostly in conjunction with early season college football games. It’s an interesting time of the year on the college basketball recruiting trail, as many schools have been …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2015, 2:25 am
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
Following an unexpected run to the Final Four, fans of the Michigan State Spartans have plenty to be excited about. The state of head coach Tom Izzo’s program got even better on Friday, as 6′-9″ center Caleb “Biggie” Swanigan of Homestead (IN) verbally committed, bolstering their recruiting class to top-10 status nationally. Swanigan is currently …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 11, 2015, 3:53 am
It did not take long for the action to heat up inside the Quest Multiplex in Chicago, IL this morning. The McDonald’s All-American festivities began on Sunday, but the practice on Monday served as the first gathering for all team members. With media and NBA personnel on hand, both the East and West teams were …
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: March 30, 2015, 7:52 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsLourawls Nairn (So)Lourawls Nairn (Jr)Lourawls Nairn (Sr)Cassius Winston (Jr)
Cassius Winston (Fr)Cassius Winston (So)
WingsDenzel Valentine (Sr)Eron Harris (Sr)Marvin Clark (Sr)Kyle Ahrens (Sr)
Eron Harris (Jr)Alvin Ellis (Sr)Javon Bess (Sr)Matt McQuiad (Sr)
Bryn Forbes (Sr)Marvin Clark (Jr)Kyle Ahrens (Jr)Josh Langford (Jr)
Alvin Ellis (Jr)Javon Bess (Sr)Matt McQuiad (Jr)Miles Bridges (Jr)
Marvin Clark (So)Kyle Ahrens (So)Josh Langford (So)
Javon Bess (So)Matt McQuiad (So)Miles Bridges (So)
Kyle Ahrens (Fr)Josh Langford (Fr)
Matt McQuiad (Fr)Miles Bridges (Fr)
PostsMatt Costello (Sr)Gavin Schilling (Sr)Deyonta Davis (Jr)Deyonta Davis (Sr)
Gavin Schilling (Jr)Deyonta Davis (So)Nick Ward (So)Nick Ward (Jr)
Deyonta Davis (Fr)Nick Ward (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Cassius Winston6'-1" PGUD-Jesuit (MI)HSVerbal
Miles Bridges6'-6"SFHuntington Prep (WV)HSVerbal
Josh Langford6'-5"SGMadison Academy (AL)HSVerbal
Nick Ward6'-8"PFLincoln (OH)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Deyonta Davis6'-9"PFMuskegon (MI)HSSigned
Kyle Ahrens6'-5"SFVersailles (OH)HSSigned
Matthew McQuiad6'-5"SGDuncanville (TX)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Lourawls Nairn5'-11"PGSunrise Christian (KS)HSSigned
Javon Bess6'-5"SGLincoln (OH)HSSigned
Marvin Clark6'-6"SFSunrise Christian (KS)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Gavin Schilling6'-9"PFFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned
Alvin Ellis6'-3"SGDe La Salle (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
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

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
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

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