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Michigan State got on the board in the 2017 recruiting cycle in a major way on Thursday, securing a verbal commitment from 6′-10″ power forward Jaren Jackson of La Lumiere (IN), the No. 26 prospect in the class nationally. Jackson made the USA Basketball team over the summer and is one of the fastest rising players …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 15, 2016, 5:05 pm
Pittsburgh added a servicable big man to new head coach Kevin Stallings’ first class for the Panthers. 6′-10″ post Terrell Brown was arguably the most important pledge of the weekend when he committed to Pitt, per multiple reports. Brown joins Paul VI (VA) point guard Aaron Thompson as pledges to Pitt for 2017 at this point. Brown …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 5, 2016, 2:40 pm
Butler snared a huge committed on Monday, as 6’7″ forward Kyle Young of Jackson (OH) announced his pledged to the Bulldogs. Young is a consensus top 100 player nationally and a multi-skilled forward prospect. Young previously trimmed his list to included Butler, along with Clemson, Michigan, Purdue and Ohio State. At 200 pounds, Young can add …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 30, 2016, 3:16 am
Approximately one week after narrowing his list to eight college programs, Malik Williams of Snider (IN) announced his pledge to Louisville. Williams has achieved five-star status according to several sources, and though he played off the beaten path for Team Legit on the grassroots circuit, Williams drew the attention of many of college basketball’s blue …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 5, 2016, 1:57 am
After the third college basketball recruiting “live” period in July concluded, commitments and narrowed recruiting lists have come in a steady clip over the last week. Arguably the most notable news was Washington bypassing Auburn (who bolstered the previous top ranked group by adding Chuma Okeke just a week ago) for the No. 1 recruiting …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 1, 2016, 2:28 am
Despite playing on an under the radar grassroots team, Snider (IN) big man Malik Williams attracted plenty of attention for Team Legit. As he continues to improve, progress and become more widely known, Williams plenty of upside as a top-50 and improving prospect in the 2017 class nationally. A touted shot-blocker and presence as a 6′-11″ …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: July 26, 2016, 3:04 am

Scholarship Grid

Positions2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020
Point GuardsSpike Albrecht (Sr)P.J. Thompson (Sr)Carsen Edwards (Jr)Carsen Edwards (Sr)
P.J. Thompson (Jr)Carsen Edwards (So)
Carsen Edwards (Fr)
WingsBasil Smotherman (Jr)Basil Smotherman (Sr)Ryan Cline (Sr)
Dakota Mathias (Jr)Dakota Mathias (Sr)
Ryan Cline (So)Ryan Cline (Jr)
PostsIsaac Haas (Jr)Isaac Haas (Sr)Jacquil Taylor (Sr)
Vince Edwards (Jr)Vince Edwards (Sr)Caleb Swanigan (Sr)
Jacquil Taylor (So)Jacquil Taylor (Jr)
Caleb Swanigan (So)Caleb Swanigan (Jr)

Incoming Recruits

Class of 2017