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The USA teams were the class of the 2014 Nik Global Challenge in Chicago, with the USA West team handing the USA East their first loss in the championship game on Sunday afternoon. The West team was stocked with talent from Texas and also got some help from Stephen Zimmerman and Dejounte Murray (Washington Huskies commit). ...
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: August 19, 2014, 1:19 am
71. Mickey MITCHELL Height: 6’-7” Weight: 210 Position: SF High School (State): Plano West (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): Texas Titans (Nike) Commitment: Ohio State Buckeyes Breakdown: Considered a competitor for the ranking of No. 1 overall in the 2015 class while in middle school and as a freshman in high school, Mitchell’s play has been relatively mixed ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 17, 2014, 10:31 pm
The 2014 Nike Global Challenge is set to tip off on Wednesday, at Whitney Young High School in Chicago. As is typical of the event, it encompasses four teams of players from the United States, and four international squads. Brazil, Canada, China and Pan Africa are represented on the international side of the event. This ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 13, 2014, 1:20 am
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
The Michigan Wolverines have largely been known for their laser-like focus on landing players that fit their system and can lead to wins. Like their Big Ten cohort of programs, they have had no problem landing underclass commits, and did just that on Thursday, as 2016 center Jon Teske pledged according to multiple reports. Teske, who hails ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 8, 2014, 4:08 am
6′-8″ combo forward D.J. Hogg of Plano West (TX) and 6′-9″ center Elijah Thomas of Lancaster (TX) are two of the finest prospects in the talent-rich state of Texas in the 2015 class. Both prospects narrowed their recruiting lists to six high-major programs on Tuesday. Hogg is a unique forward prospect as he is a capable long range shooter ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 6, 2014, 3:31 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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