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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 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
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 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
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 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
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 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
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 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 17, 2014, 12:31 pm
Graham gets released, gains attention For over a year, an on-going dispute occurred between point guard Devonte Graham and Appalachian State. When Graham signed a letter of intent to play for the Mountaineers as a senior at Broughton (NC), it seemed like a steal at the time. For whatever reason, Graham reconsidered his decision and wanted ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 14, 2014, 4:01 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Kevin Dorsey5'-11"PGPaul VI (VA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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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