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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
With a more than solid ’14 recruiting class set for campus next year at Northwestern, head coach Chris Collins has already started molding his 2015 effort. To that end, the Wildcats landed their second pledge from the junior class on Saturday, with VASJ (OH) forward Derek Pardon issuing his commitment. Pardon’s commitment was announced by his high ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 8, 2014, 3:56 am
The major all-star games are in the books and the 2013-2014 high school season is complete. With that in mind, it’s time to close the door on the 2014 class as they move on to college and focus on underclassmen. In all honesty, the expected rise to No. 1 by a single prospect just did not ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 5, 2014, 11:55 pm
The Northwestern Wildcats program features a promising young head coach in Chris Collins and a potentially strong recruiting class coming in for the 2014-2015 season. It will take plenty of headwinds to get Northwestern traction in the deep and talented Big Ten, but they added another piece to that effort as 2015 combo guard Jordan Ash ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: March 21, 2014, 10:02 pm
Note:  This post reflects the current composition of the college basketball programs involved in the Big Ten. Next year, Maryland and Rutgers will join the league. 1. Ohio State Buckeyes The Ohio State machine has been effective on the recruiting trail in recent seasons, and this crew is no less than stellar, with two potential ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: February 9, 2014, 9:30 pm
Grassroots basketball tournaments and events very seldom live up to observer’s expectations for various reasons — but that cannot be said for Wednesday’s evening action at the Las Vegas Fab 48. An abbreviated scheduled, termed the Tip-Off Challenge, hit the hardwood at the palatial Bishop Gorman High School, with an intriguing slate of elite high-major ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 25, 2013, 1:37 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Jordan Ash6'-2"SGSt. Joseph (IL)HSVerbal
Derek Pardon6'-9"PFVASJ (OH)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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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