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Penn State added an important recruit on Tuesday night, as 6′-5″ wing Josh Reaves of Oak Hill Academy (VA) announced a verbal commitment to the Nittany Lions. Reaves is arguably among the most talented players to commit to Penn State in a decade or so, and will finish high school with a resume that includes ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 2, 2014, 3:18 am
Georgios Papagiannis returns to Greece A top-50 prospect in the 2015 class nationally, Georgios Papagiannis was set to be heavily recruited as a senior at Westtown School (PA). At 7′-1,” Papagiannis established himself as an elite prospect playing for Team Takeover in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League. Papagiannis is no longer in the United States, though, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 30, 2014, 3:08 am
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
New head coach Ernie Kent’s rebuilding effort is under way at Washington State, as he landed his second recruit since taking the position, on Saturday. 6′-3″ guard Jackie Davis of Rolling Hills Prep (CA) committed to the Cougars, following in the footsteps of Kent’s first recruit, junior college forward Aaron Cheatum in the class. Davis and ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 27, 2014, 3:33 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
On Wednesday, April 9th, the Mary Kline Classic announced its star-filled roster for the 4th annual charity event, which takes place on Saturday, May 31 at West Orange High School in West Orange, NJ. Following a tremendous third year in which $27,000 was raised for cancer research, and featured Mary Kline Classic alumni Jermaine Lawrence, Kuran Iverson, Tyler ...
Author: Press Release
Posted: April 9, 2014, 4:00 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Isaiah Washington6'-4"SGWilliamsport (PA)HSSigned
Shep Garner6'-2"PGRoman Catholic (PA)HSSigned

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Mike Watkins6'-8"PFMath, Civics and Sciences (PA)HSVerbal
Josh Reaves6'-5"SGOak Hill Academy (VA)HSVerbal
Deividas Zemgulis6'-6"SFSt. Mary's Ryken (MD)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Geno Thorpe6'-3"PGWest Oaks Academy (FL)HSSigned
Julian Moore6'-9"PFGermantown Academy (PA)HSSigned
Payton Banks6'-5"SFOrange Lutheran (CA)HSSigned
Graham Woodward5'-11"PGEdina (MN)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Akosa Maduegbunam 6′-3″ SG Winchendon School (MA) HS Signed
Brandon Taylor 6′-7″ PF Trenton Catholic (NJ) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Peter Alexis 6′-11″ C Holy Redeemer (PA) HS Signed
Patrick Ackerman 6′-11″ C Worcester Academy (MA) HS Signed
Ross Travis 6′-8″ SF Chaska (MN) HS Signed
Trey Lewis 6′-1″ PG Garfield Heights (OH) HS Signed
Matt Glover 6′-4″ SG Sheridan JC (WY) JC Signed

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