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99. Alex ILLIKAINEN Height: 6’-9” Weight: 220 Position: PF High School (State): Brewster Academy (NH) Club Team (Affiliation): Howard Pulley (Nike) Breakdown: After dominating the competition at Grand Rapids (MN), Illikainen has transferred to one of the most prestigious prep school programs in the nation at Brewster Academy, which has produced a bevy of elite ...
Posted: July 29, 2014, 3:54 am
Going back to Cali’ 6′-6″ wing forward Josh Jackson, currently in the 2016 class, in considered by some to be the top prospect nationally in the class. He lead Consortium (MI) to a Class C state championship as a sophomore, and averaged 28 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists per game. He eschewed more traditional AAU powerhouses ...
Posted: July 14, 2014, 3:38 am
The Minnesota Gophers snagged their point guard of the future on Saturday, as 5′-10″ point guard Kevin Dorsey announced his verbal commitment. The quick player from Paul VI (VA) decided on Minnesota over two finalists and Big Ten foes, the Maryland Terrapins and Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Gophers don’t have much in the area of pure point ...
Posted: July 12, 2014, 7:39 pm
Paperback Version (At Amazon.com) Paperback Version (At CreateSpace.com) Kindle Version (At Amazon.com) It’s a cruel irony for college basketball fans, having the best season-ending tournament, but a tremendous long off-season afterwards. The College Basketball Newcomers Guide helps break up the doldrums of the summer, as it breaks down every men’s D-1 college basketball recruiting class. With profiles of the ...
Posted: June 12, 2014, 1:09 am
Top-100 talent comes back on the board At this late stage of the NCAA D-1 men’s basketball regular signing period, the annual coaching carousel has led to an increasing and surprising number of top-100 players, or players considered to be of that caliber, to be still seeking schools. Given that a huge number of players signed during ...
Posted: April 28, 2014, 3:43 am
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. The following list of 25 potential impact junior college players is alphabetical only, and no doubt not ...
Posted: April 17, 2014, 12:31 pm
Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Nate Mason||6'-1"||PG||Arlington Country Day (FL)||HS||Signed|
|Josh Martin||6'-7"||PF||Bothell (WA)||HS||Signed|
|Carlos Morris||6'-5"||SF||Chipola College (FL)||JC||Signed|
|Gaston Diedhious||6'-9"||C||Canarias Basketball Academy (ESP)||Prep||Signed|
|Bakary Konate||6'-11"||C||Sunrise Christian (KS)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2015
|Kevin Dorsey||5'-11"||PG||Paul VI (VA)||HS||Verbal|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Daquein McNeil||6'-3"||SG||Vermont Academy (VT)||HS||Verbal|
|Dre Mathieu||5'-10"||PG||Central Arizona JC (AZ)||JC||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Wally Ellenson||6′-5″||SG||Rice Lake (WI)||HS||Signed|
|Charles Buggs||6′-8″||PF||Hargrave Military Academy (VA)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2011
|Andre Hollins||6′-2″||PG||White Station (TN)||HS||Signed|
|Joe Coleman||6′-4″||SG||Hopkins (MN)||HS||Signed|
|Julian Welch||6′-2″||PG||Yuba City CC (CA)||JC||Signed|
|Andre Ingram||6′-7″||PF||Butler CC (KS)||JC||Signed|