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Welcome to the College Basketball Recruitcast, hosted by Kellon Hassenstab of, for October 19, 2014. The College Basketball Recruitcast is a podcast covering national college basketball recruiting. Items mentioned: Sports Illustrated has projected the top 50 incoming freshmen, in terms of production on the hardwood. We breakdown our thoughts on the top 10 players ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 20, 2014, 3:50 am
Northwestern nabbed the third prospect for its 2015 recruiting class on Monday, as 6′-8″ Aaron Falzon of Northfield Mt. Hermon (MA) picked the Wildcats over Harvard. Falzon had also been considering Boston College until recently, as well. Falzon is arguably the top power forward long-range pure shooter in the country, which makes him a unique addition ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 13, 2014, 9:32 pm
Oregon landed a second top-100 prospect to its 2015 recruiting class on Wednesday, as Sexton (MI) power forward Trevor Manuel announced his pledge to the Ducks. Manuel joins point guard Kendall Small of Mayfair (CA) as the two members of Oregon’s class. Manuel came in it at No. 73 nationally, in our top-100 for the 2015 class. ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 12, 2014, 11:59 pm
72. Trevor MANUEL Height: 6’-9” Weight: 205 Position: PF High School (State): TBA/Oak Hill Academy (VA) in 2013-2014 Club Team (Affiliation): The Family (Nike) Breakdown: A long and skilled frontcourt player, Manuel had a dynamite freshman and sophomore year at Lansing Sexton (MI), where he was part of a Class B state championship and was made an all-state pick. ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 17, 2014, 2:43 pm
While he reportedly hasn’t decided on where he’ll attend his senior year of high school, 6′-9″ power forward Trevor Manuel, a native of Lansing, Michigan, narrowed his recruiting list to seven schools on Friday. Michigan State, Northwestern, Florida State, Oregon, Wake Forest, USC and Kansas State were the programs that made the cut for Manuel, a ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 15, 2014, 11:13 pm
With four top-100 prospects already verbally committed for the 2015 recruiting cycle, Syracuse Orange recruiting is in great shape presently. That status improved even more on Friday, as they landed a verbal commit from 6′-7″ Matthew Moyer of Gahanna Lincoln (OH), a fast rising incoming junior from the 2016 class. Moyer was offered a scholarship from ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 8, 2014, 10:38 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsDave Sobolewski (Sr)Bryant McIntosh (So)Bryant McIntosh (Jr)Bryant McIntosh (Sr)
Bryant McIntosh (Fr)Johnnie Vassar (So)Johnnie Vassar (Jr)Johnnie Vassar (Sr)
Johnnie Vassar (Fr)
WingsJerShon Cobb (Sr)Tre Demps (Sr)Sanjay Lumpkin (Sr)Scottie Lindsey (Sr)
Tre Demps (Jr)Sanjay Lumpkin (Jr)Nathan Taphorn (Sr)Jordan Ash (Jr)
Sanjay Lumpkin (So)Nathan Taphorn (Jr)Scottie Lindsey (Jr)
Nathan Taphorn (So)Scottie Lindsey (So)Jordan Ash (So)
Scottie Lindsey (Fr)Jordan Ash (Fr)
PostsJeremiah Kreisberg (Sr)Alex Olah (Sr)Gavin Skelly (Jr)Gavin Skelly (Sr)
Alex Olah (Jr)Gavin Skelly (So)Vic Law (Jr)Vic Law (Sr)
Gavin Skelly (Fr)Vic Law (So)Derek Pardon (So)Derek Pardon (Jr)
Vic Law (Fr)Derek Pardon (Fr)Aaron Falzon (So)Aaron Falzon (Jr)
Aaron Falzon (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jordan Ash6'-2"SGSt. Joseph (IL)HSVerbal
Derek Pardon6'-9"PFVASJ (OH)HSVerbal
Aaron Falzon6'-8"PFNorthfield Mt. Hermon (MA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Vic Law6'-7"SFSt. Rita (IL)HSSigned
Bryant McIntosh6'-3"SGGreensburg (IN)HSSigned
Johnnie Vassar6'-0"PGJSerra Catholic (CA)HSSigned
Gavin Skelly6'-8"PFWestlake (OH)HSSigned
Scott Lindsey6'-5"SFFenwick (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Nathan Taphorn6'-7"SFPekin (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Alex Olah 6′-11″ C Traders Point Christian (IN) HS Signed
Sanjay Lumpkin 6′-6″ SF Benilde-Saint Margaret (MN) HS Signed
Kale Abrahamson 6′-7″ SG West Des Moines (IA) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Tre Demps 6′-2″ PG Reagan (TX) HS Signed
David Sobolewski 6′-1″ PG Benet Academy (IL) HS Signed
Mike Turner 6′-8″ PF University (IL) HS Signed

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