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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Posted: May 6, 2013, 2:49 am
Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Dakota Mathias||6'-5"||SG||Elida (OH)||HS||Signed|
|Isaac Haas||7'-1"||C||Hokes Bluff (AL)||HS||Signed|
|Jacquil Taylor||6'-8"||PF||Beaver Country Day (MA)||HS||Signed|
|Vincent Edwards||6'-7"||SF||Middletown (OH)||HS||Signed|
|PJ Thompson||5'-11"||PG||Brebeuf Jesuit (IN)||HS||Verbal|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Kendall Stephens||6'-5"||SG||St. Charles (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Basil Smotherman||6'-5"||SF||Heritage Christian (IN)||HS||Signed|
|Bryson Scott||6'-1"||PG||Northrop (IN)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2012
|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
|Donnie Hale||6′-8″||PF||Bridgton Academy (ME)||HS||Signed|
|Jacob Lawson||6′-7″||PF||Oak Ridge Military (NC)||HS||Signed|