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83. Josh REAVES Height: 6’-4” Weight: 185 Position: SG High School (State): Oak Hill Academy (VA) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Takeover (Nike) Commitment: Penn State Nittany Lions Breakdown: Heading into July, Penn State grabbed a valuable pledge when Reaves announced he committed to the Nittany Lions. A long and winning football track record has labeled ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 9, 2014, 1:45 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
On Monday, August 4th, the Twin Cities Classic announced its star-filled roster for the charity event, which takes place on Sunday, August 10 at Woodbury High School in Woodbury, MN. The Twin Cities Classic is a high school basketball event in partnership with the American Cancer Society. 100% of proceeds go to charity. The Twin ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 6, 2014, 3:17 am
87. Levan “Shawn” ALSTON Height: 6’-3” Weight: 155 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-5” High School (State): Haverford School (PA) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Final (Nike) Breakdown: The son of a former Temple player, Alston is a lanky guard capable of playing in both guard slots. Not surprisingly, Alston has his father’s alma mater among his final ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 6, 2014, 3:00 am
On the heels of a their first top-100 player commit in many years in ’15 wing Joshua Reaves, the Penn State Nittany Lions landed another player with high-status, as 2016 forward Joe Hampton announced his verbal commitment to Penn State. Both players transferred to play at Oak Hill Academy (VA) this year are hail from the DC ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 2, 2014, 10:12 pm
In recent days, three top-100 caliber guards and a talented power forward narrowed their recruiting lists in anticipation of making a college decision. Hickman (MO) standout Jimmy Whitt, who potentially could play both guard slots in college, is a top-50 caliber prospect at 6′-3″. He narrowed his list to Arkansas, SMU, Oklahoma State, Missouri, Kansas State, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 1, 2014, 3:12 pm

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

Class of 2016

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Joe Hampton6'-6"PFOak Hill Academy (VA)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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