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The calm before the live period storm If the spring is likened to the school year, then summer and more specifically July are like final exams for prospective college basketball players. July is the biggest month in grassroots basketball, and features a dizzying array of NCAA certified basketball events from coast to coast nationally. The ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 6, 2014, 7:37 pm
Paperback Version (At Amazon.com) Paperback Version (At CreateSpace.com) Kindle Version (At Amazon.com) It’s a cruel irony for college basketball fans, having the best season-ending tournament, but a tremendous long off-season afterwards. The College Basketball Newcomers Guide helps break up the doldrums of the summer, as it breaks down every men’s D-1 college basketball recruiting class. With profiles of the ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 12, 2014, 1:09 am
Purdue started off their 2015 recruiting class on Monday, landing a commitment from in-state shooting guard Ryan Cline, who is regarded as one of the top outside shooters in Indiana. The Carmel (IN) prospect shot 43% percent from 3-point range as a junior, according to IndyStar. He reportedly scored almost 17 points per game. Cline could eventually ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 3, 2014, 2:20 am
The major all-star games are in the books and the 2013-2014 high school season is complete. With that in mind, it’s time to close the door on the 2014 class as they move on to college and focus on underclassmen. In all honesty, the expected rise to No. 1 by a single prospect just did not ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 5, 2014, 11:55 pm
Eight is a magic number In a strange bit of numerology, three of the top-75 juniors in the nation, C Stephen Zimmerman of Bishop Gorman (NV), PG Jalen Brunson of Stevenson (IL) and Cameron Walker of Righetti (CA) all narrowed their list of potential college suitors to eight during the last week. In the case of Zimmerman, a top-5 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 5, 2014, 3:16 am
6′-2″ point guard Jalen Brunson of Stevenson (IL) is arguably the best pure point guard nationally in the 2015 class. The son of former Temple standout and NBA player Rick Brunson, Jalen Brunson came into his own as a junior and averaged 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists per game during a season in which ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 3, 2014, 7:08 pm

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

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Ryan Cline6'-5"SGCarmel (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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