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Best Player: Miles Bridges, Michigan State Best Potential: Miles Bridges, Michigan State Best Scorer: Miles Bridges, Michigan State Best Shooter: Kevin Huerter, Maryland Best Rebounder: Nick Ward, Michigan State Best Passer: Xavier Simpson, Michigan Best Defender: Nick Ward, Michigan State Best Glue Guy: Lamar Stevens, Penn State Best Athlete: Miles Bridges, Michigan State 1. Michigan State Spartans Cassius Winston | 6′-1″ | PG …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: December 10, 2015, 11:26 pm
Depending on which service you prefer, as many as a half-dozen Top 100 prospects came off the board in what was an eventful weekend of official visits held mostly in conjunction with early season college football games. It’s an interesting time of the year on the college basketball recruiting trail, as many schools have been …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2015, 2:25 am
On the heels of what is expected to be a top 10 recruiting class for the 2015 recruiting cycle, the Ohio State Buckeyes kicked off their 2016 recruiting class with 6′-9″ center Derek Funderburk of St. Edward (OH). Funderburk is a top-100 prospect in the current junior class and one of the top in-state prospects in Ohio. A …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: April 3, 2015, 6:25 pm
Press Release Featuring the best high school basketball talent in the country, The DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals returns to New York City for the second-consecutive year. This year, all eight of the boys teams  that were selected to play in the seventh-annual high school basketball tournament are ranked in the USA Today Super 25 national rankings. …
Author: Press Release
Posted: March 28, 2015, 2:11 pm
Best Player: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Potential: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Scorer: Jalen Coleman-Lands, Illinois Best Shooter: Brevin Pritzl, Wisconsin Best Rebounder: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State Best Passer: Mickey Mitchell, Ohio State Best Defender: Daniel Giddens, Ohio State Best Glue Guy: D.J. Williams, Illinois Best Athlete: Corey Sanders, Rutgers 1. Ohio State Buckeyes A.J. Harris | 5′-10″ | PG | …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: November 22, 2014, 11:23 pm
The following is an except from the FREE 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication, published by Hoopniks.com. Download your copy of the 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication using the button below this paragraph. The publication includes the Terrific 30 High School Rankings, Top 5 Post Graduate teams, Top 100 Seniors, Best Tournaments and …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: November 10, 2014, 8:06 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Nazeer Bostick6'-5"SGRoman Catholic (PA)HSVerbal
Tony Carr6'-3"PGRoman Catholic (PA)HSVerbal
Lamar Stevens6'-6"SFRoman Catholic (PA)HSVerbal
Joe Hampton6'-6"PFOak Hill Academy (VA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Mike Watkins6'-8"PFMath, Civics and Sciences (PA)HSSigned
Josh Reaves6'-5"SGOak Hill Academy (VA)HSSigned
Deividas Zemgulis6'-6"SFSt. Mary's Ryken (MD)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Isaiah Washington6'-4"SGWilliamsport (PA)HSSigned
Shep Garner6'-2"PGRoman Catholic (PA)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
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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