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The recruitment of the No. 1 player and prospect in the 2016 class according to Hoopniks.com, Josh Jackson of Prolific Prep (CA) via Michigan, is over. Jackson announced via Twitter on Monday that he is headed to Kansas to play college basketball. Jackson’s final three programs before making his decision were Arizona, Kansas and Michigan State. If …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 12, 2016, 3:39 am
On Sunday night, the roster for the 2016 McDonald’s All American game was announced on a selection show on ESPNU. The game will go down on March 30, 2016 at Chicago’s United Center (for a sixth straight season). The game is the 39th annual boys contest, and remains as the premier showcase for high school …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 18, 2016, 2:40 pm
The first sixteen players have been named to the roster of the 2016 Jordan Brand Classic. The games are are scheduled for April 15, 2016 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. New York will unquestionably be the place to be on the grassroots basketball scene during the weekend of April 15 to 17, …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 17, 2016, 3:33 pm
A slate of seven top notch high school basketball games were televised live from the 2016 Cancer Research Classic, held at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia. Literally dozens of nationally ranked players, including several potential professionial players down the line, showed their wares on center stage at the event, which is arguably the …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 3, 2016, 5:11 am
Three-time USA Basketball gold medalists Terrance Ferguson (Advanced Prep International/Dallas, Texas),Josh Jackson (Prolific Prep Academy, Calif./Southfield, Mich.) and Jayson Tatum (Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.) headline the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team that will face off against the World Select Team in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit at 12 p.m. (PST / 3 p.m., …
Author: Press Release
Posted: December 15, 2015, 2:50 am
Best Player: Miles Bridges, Michigan State Best Potential: Miles Bridges, Michigan State Best Scorer: Miles Bridges, Michigan State Best Shooter: Kevin Huerter, Maryland Best Rebounder: Nick Ward, Michigan State Best Passer: Xavier Simpson, Michigan Best Defender: Nick Ward, Michigan State Best Glue Guy: Lamar Stevens, Penn State Best Athlete: Miles Bridges, Michigan State 1. Michigan State Spartans Cassius Winston | 6′-1″ | PG …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: December 10, 2015, 11:26 pm

Scholarship Grid

Positions2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019
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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