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Former Washington and Oregon State commitment JaQuori McLaughlin, a 6′-3″ combo guard from Peninsula (WA) is back in the Beavers’ good graces as he announced his verbal pledge, spurning Utah and Wisconsin. McLaughlin’s previous commitment to Oregon State came under the former coaching staff headed by Craig Robinson. McLaughlin announced his decision via Twitter. I've made …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 26, 2015, 1:32 pm
Throughout his brief tenure as head coach at Minnesota, Richard Pitino has worked to build the roster to fit his goal and style of play, which hasn’t been an easy transition. Additionally, while the Gophers have picked up players at the back end of the top 100, they still haven’t truly landed an elite prospect. …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2015, 11:49 am
After a tumultuous 2014 off-season gave way to a successful 2014-2015 season on the hardwood for the Maryland Terrapins, there is substantial cause for excitement and intrigue as next season approaches. On Friday, Maryland obtained a verbal commitment from 6′-10″ center Diamond Stone of Dominican (WI), a top five prospect nationally. Stone reportedly averaged 24 points, …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: March 28, 2015, 1:50 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: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 22, 2014, 11:23 pm
The spotlight is on class of 2015 prospects that are signing letters of intent with their college basketball programs of choice this week, but at least one underclassmen recruit, junior point guard Payton Pritchard of West Linn (OR), is also set to come off the board, according to a report on OregonLive.com. A heady and skilled …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 11, 2014, 10:51 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 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 Events …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 11, 2014, 4:11 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsTraevon Jackson (Sr)Zak Showalter (Jr)Zak Showalter (Sr)
Zak Showalter (So)Bronson Koenig (Jr)Bronson Koenig (Sr)
Bronson Koenig (So)
WingsJosh Gasser (Sr)Jordan Hill (Jr)Jordan Hill (Sr)Riley Dearring (Sr)
Jordan Hill (So)Riley Dearring (So)Riley Dearring (Jr)Brevin Pritzl (Jr)
Riley Dearring (Fr)Brevin Pritzl (Fr)Brevin Pritzl (So)
PostsDuje Dukan (Sr)Sam Dekker (Sr)Nigel Hayes (Sr)Ethan Happ (Sr)
Frank Kaminsky (Sr)Nigel Hayes (Jr)Vitto Brown (Sr)Charlie Thomas (Jr)
Sam Dekker (Jr)Vitto Brown (Jr)Ethan Happ (Jr)Alex Illikainen (Jr)
Nigel Hayes (So)Ethan Happ (So)Charlie Thomas (So)
Vitto Brown (So)Charlie Thomas (Fr)Alex Illikainen (So)
Ethan Happ (Fr)Alex Illikainen (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPosition School (State)TypeStatus
Brevin Pritzl6'-3"SGDe Pere (WI)HSSigned
Alex Illikainen6'-9"PFBrewster Academy (NH)HSSigned
Charlie Thomas6'-7"PFRiver Hill (MD)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Ethan Happ 6'-7"SFRockridge (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Bronson Koenig6'-3"PGAquinas (WI)HSSigned
Riley Dearring6'-5"SGMinnetonka (MN)HSSigned
Nigel Hayes6'-7"PFWhitmer (OH)HSSigned
Vitto Brown6'-8"PFBowling Green (OH)HSSigned
Jordan Hill6'-3"SGPhillips Exeter Academy (NH)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Sam Dekker 6′-7″ SF Sheboygan Lutheran (WI) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Traevon Jackson 6′-2″ SG Westerville (OH) HS Signed
George Marshall 6′-0″ PG Brooks (IL) HS Signed
Frank Kaminsky 6′-10″ PF Benet Academy (IL) HS Signed
Jarrod Uthoff 6′-8″ SF Jefferson (IA) HS Signed

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