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A morning and evening session in Colorado Springs on Friday will go a long way in determining who will be selected on Saturday as the final 12 members of the USA Basketball U17 team who will play in the FIBA World Championships in Dubai in August. Faces in the crowd Friday’s sessions were well-attended by high-major ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 26, 2014, 4:19 am
With the addition of Marquese Chriss (Pleasant Grove H.S./Elk Grove, Calif.), Dennis Smith Jr. (Trinity Christian School/Fayetteville, N.C.) and Caleb Swanigan (Homestead H.S./Fort Wayne, Ind.), the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team now lists 38 of the top 17-and-under basketball players in the nation, 36 of whom will attend the 2014 USA U17 World ...
Author: Press Release
Posted: July 16, 2014, 4:16 am
With the first July live period in the books, it’s time to take a look back at the first adidas Unrivaled camp that took place in Chicago, IL. Adidas invited approximately 120 players, many of whom play on the adidas AAU circuit to compete in a camp style atmosphere similar to Nike’s LeBron James Skills ...
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: July 16, 2014, 3:58 am
Three days into the first adidas Unrivaled camp, college coaches from across the country were still in attendance along with a handful of assistants. Head coaches seen in the afternoon session included Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo, Coach K, Steve Alford, Steve Fischer, Bill Self, Thad Matta, and Danny Manning. In the last set of games ...
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: July 13, 2014, 3:48 pm
The 2014 LeBron James Skills Academy camp tipped off on Wednesday, with an abbreviated evening schedule, and got into full swing on Thursday for the approximately 90 high school players and 30 college basketball standouts in attendance. Thursday’s action at camp in Las Vegas featured a mix of workouts and player development, along with camp game ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 11, 2014, 5:05 am
The Ohio State Buckeyes recruiting class for 2015 added another member on Independence Day, which doubled as 6′-10″ center Daniel Giddens’ birthday. Giddens picked the Buckeyes, and joined Texans Mickey Mitchell and Austin Grandstaff, as well as in-state point guard A.J. Harris in the effort. The Buckeyes now solidly have the second best recruiting class nationally for ’15, behind Syracuse. Early ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 6, 2014, 3:15 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Keita Bates-Diop6'-7"SFUniversity (IL)HSSigned
Jae'Sean Tate6'-5"SFPickerington Central (OH)HSSigned
David Bell6'-9"PFGarfield Heights (OH)HSSigned
D'Angelo Russell6'-4"SGMontverde Academy (FL)HSSigned

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Mickey Mitchell6'-7"SFPlano West (TX)HSVerbal
A.J. Harris5'-10"PGDunbar (OH)HSVerbal
Austin Grandstaff6'-5"SGRockwall (TX)HSVerbal
Daniel Giddens6'-10"CWheeler (GA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Marc Loving6'-7"SFSt. John's (OH)HSSigned
Kameron Williams6'-2"SGMount St. Joseph (MD)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Amedeo Della Valle 6′-5″ SG Findlay Prep (NV) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Amir Williams 6′-10″ C Detroit Country Day (MI) HS Signed
LaQuinton Ross 6′-8″ PF Life Center Academy (NJ) HS Signed
Shannon Scott 6′-2″ PG Milton (GA) HS Signed
Trey McDonald 6′-9″ C Battle Creek (MI) HS Signed
Sam Thompson 6′-6″ SF Whitney Young (IL) HS Signed

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