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Minnesota landed their first recruit in the 2016 recruiting cycle on Saturday, garnering a commitment from in-state forward Michael Hurt, who is considered by some to be a top 100 prospect nationally. Hurt, a standout from Marshall (MN), reportedly selected the Golden Gophers over scholarship offers from fellow Big Ten rivals Nebraska and Northwestern, among others. ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 17, 2015, 10:36 pm
Best Player: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Potential: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Scorer: Jalen Coleman-Lands, Illinois Best Shooter: Brevin Pritzl, Wisconsin Best Rebounder: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Passer: Mickey Mitchell, Ohio State Best Defender: Daniel Giddens, Ohio State Best Glue Guy: D.J. Williams, Illinois Best Athlete: Corey Sanders, Rutgers 1. Ohio State Buckeyes A.J. Harris | 5′-10″ | PG | ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 22, 2014, 11:23 pm
The following is an except from the FREE 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication, published by Download your copy of the 2014 High School Basketball Preview publication using the button below this paragraph. The publication includes the Terrific 30 High School Rankings, Top 5 Post Graduate teams, Top 100 Seniors, Best Tournaments and Events ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 11, 2014, 4:11 pm
Minnesota’s 2015 recruiting class has jumped to three members, as 6′-9″ post Jonathan Nwankwo committed on Friday. Nwankwo is considered a high-potential big man, not unlike another freshman in the program currently. Nwankwo plays at Victory Rock Prep (FL), and is originally from New York. His addition to Minnesota is no surprise, given their coaching staff’s strong ties ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 7, 2014, 2:43 pm
Minnesota now has two recruits verbally committed for the 2015 recruiting cycle, as shooting guard Dupree McBrayer committed, according to multiple reports. A left-handed scoring guard, McBrayer joins top-100 point guard Kevin Dorsey in the early class for Richard Pitino and his staff. McBrayer has made his college decision, but still needs to announce where he’ll be ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 23, 2014, 2:42 pm
On Monday, August 4th, the Twin Cities Classic announced its star-filled roster for the charity event, which takes place on Sunday, August 10 at Woodbury High School in Woodbury, MN. The Twin Cities Classic is a high school basketball event in partnership with the American Cancer Society. 100% of proceeds go to charity. The Twin ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 6, 2014, 3:17 am

Scholarship Grid

Minnesota Basketball Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsNate Mason (So)Nate Mason (Jr)Nate Mason (Sr)Kevin Dorsey (Sr)
Kevin Dorsey (Fr)Kevin Dorsey (So)Kevin Dorsey (Jr)Jarvis Johnson (Sr)
Jarvis Johnson (Fr)Jarvis Johnson (So)Jarvis Johnson (Jr)
WingsCarlos Morris (Sr)Ahmad Gilbert (So)Ahmad Gilbert (Jr)Ahmad Gilbert (Sr)
Ahmad Gilbert (Fr)Dupree McBrayer (So)Dupree McBrayer (Jr)Dupree McBrayer (Sr)
Dupree McBrayer (Fr)Michael Hurt (Fr)Michael Hurt (So)Michael Hurt (Jr)
PostsJoey King (Sr)Charles Buggs (Sr)Bakary Konate (Sr) Jonathan Nwankwo (Sr)
Charles Buggs (Jr)Reggie Lynch (Sr)Gaston Diedhiou (Sr)
Reggie Lynch (Jr)Bakary Konate (Jr) Jonathan Nwankwo (Jr)
Bakary Konate (So)Gaston Diedhiou (Jr)
Gaston Diedhiou (So) Jonathan Nwankwo (So)
Jonathan Nwankwo (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Kevin Dorsey5'-11"PGMontverde Academy (FL)HSSigned
Dupree McBrayer6'-4"SGSunrise Christian (KS)PrepSigned
Jonathan Nwankwo 6'-9"CVictory Rock Prep (FL)HSSigned
Jarvis Johnson6'-1"PGDe La Salle (MN)HSSigned
Ahmad Gilbert6'-6"SFConstitution (PA)HSSigned

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Michael Hurt6'-7"SFMarshall (MN)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Nate Mason6'-1"PGArlington Country Day (FL)HSSigned
Josh Martin6'-7"PFBothell (WA)HSSigned
Carlos Morris6'-5"SFChipola College (FL)JCSigned
Gaston Diedhious6'-9"CCanarias Basketball Academy (ESP)PrepSigned
Bakary Konate6'-11"CSunrise Christian (KS)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Daquein McNeil6'-3"SGVermont Academy (VT)HSVerbal
Dre Mathieu5'-10"PG Central Arizona JC (AZ)JCSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Wally Ellenson 6′-5″ SG Rice Lake (WI) HS Signed
Charles Buggs 6′-8″ PF Hargrave Military Academy (VA) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
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

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