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West Coast basketball impresario Ryan Silver held his West Coast Elite Scout Camp in the Denver suburb of Parker, Colorado, on Sunday, April 6. The event mixed a handful of “national” level prospects with a greater balance of in-state players, for a solid day of spring hoops. Big men make their presence felt A quartet ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 7, 2014, 3:59 am
Lyle will decide The recruiting process is set to end on Wednesday for 6′-5″ guard JaQuan Lyle of Huntington Prep (WV). The No. 23 recruit nationally in the 2014 class, Lyle has narrowed his list of potential suitors to just three, the Memphis Tigers, Oklahoma State Cowboys and Oregon Ducks. He officially visited all three ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: March 17, 2014, 4:48 am
Shortly after receiving a scholarship offer from the Purdue Boilermakers, Brebeuf Jesuit (IN) lead guard P.J. Thompson pulled the trigger and pledged. Regarding his decision, Thompson posted to his Twitter account,”After a long process, I have officially decided to be a Boiler! Excited to be apart of the Purdue basketball family!” An in-state prospect, Thompson averaged ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: March 12, 2014, 2:37 am
Note:  This post reflects the current composition of the college basketball programs involved in the Big Ten. Next year, Maryland and Rutgers will join the league. 1. Ohio State Buckeyes The Ohio State machine has been effective on the recruiting trail in recent seasons, and this crew is no less than stellar, with two potential ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: February 9, 2014, 9:30 pm
The Tennessee Volunteers added a verbal commitment from a 2014 recruit on Monday — the same day that their first pledge in the 2013 class signed with another school. 6′-5″ shooting guard Jordan Cornish of Brother Martin (LA) made the call to become the first member of the ’14 class at Tennessee, while point guard Travon Landry ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 7, 2013, 3:29 am
The Purdue Boilermakers are on the board in the 2014 class, after landing a verbal commitment on Sunday from 6′-5″ Dakota Mathias of Elida (OH). Mathias, who played in the Spiece Run-n-Slam over the weekend, told the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette during the tournament that Purdue was his leader, and made that status official a short time later ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 6, 2013, 2:49 am

Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Dakota Mathias6'-5"SGElida (OH)HSSigned
Isaac Haas7'-1"CHokes Bluff (AL)HSSigned
Jacquil Taylor6'-8"PFBeaver Country Day (MA)HSSigned
Vincent Edwards6'-7"SFMiddletown (OH)HSSigned
PJ Thompson5'-11"PGBrebeuf Jesuit (IN)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Kendall Stephens6'-5"SGSt. Charles (IL)HSSigned
Basil Smotherman6'-5"SFHeritage Christian (IN)HSSigned
Bryson Scott6'-1"PGNorthrop (IN)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Jay Simpson 6′-9″ PF Champaign Central (IL) HS Signed
Rapheal Davis 6′-4″ SG South Side (IN) HS Signed
Ronnie Johnson 5′-10″ PG North Central (IN) HS Signed
AJ Hammons 7′-0″ C Oak Hill Academy (VA) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Donnie Hale 6′-8″ PF Bridgton Academy (ME) HS Signed
Jacob Lawson 6′-7″ PF Oak Ridge Military (NC) HS Signed

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